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Is murder empowering? Critiquing the ‘good for her’ trope in film

8th March 2022

Katherine examines the feminist redress of films that centre women being physically violent in their pursuit of revenge. ”I don’t believe in the glorification of murder, but I do believe in the empowerment of women” is a bold statement, for sure, and from none other than the iconic Lady Gaga. This quote, in reference to ...

Where do we draw the line when it comes to murder?

22nd November 2021

Think it’s barking mad to eat a dog but you have no beef with the meat industry? Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn assesses the phenomenon of speciesism. “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others,” proclaimed Napoleon famously, in Orwell’s Animal Farm. An allusion to government corruption, perhaps there is some bearing of it ...