The Colour Pink: Unpacking Millennial Femininity on Screen

As Arabella (Michaela Coel) sashays down the streets of London in new drama I May Destroy You, her bubble-gum-pink locks pop. Arabella’s eye-catching tresses are the latest in a series of pink hairdos cropping up in contemporary film and television. Think Maeve Wiley (Emma Mackey) in the first series of Netflix’s Sex Education or Margot…

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‘Mean Girls’ – 15 years on and still ‘Fetch’

The endlessly quotable Mean Girls (Dir. Mark Waters, 2004) celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. From sleepover institution to cult-classic, the gaudy fashion, clever one liners, and that rendition of ‘Jingle Bell Rock’, is ingrained in the minds of every teen of the noughties. As fresh as ever, the comedy only gets more ‘fetch’ with…

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