Latest Reviews

Ian_McKellen_Mr_HolmesWhat about Mrs Munro?

Victoria O’Neill traces the thread of exclusion of women from all fun activities, investigative and beyond, in otherwise brilliant Mr Holmes

Victoria O'Neill // 30 July 2015

Categories: Films, Reviews

luisa2Badass and disinclined to diet

Megan Stodel leaves Luisa Omielan’s stand-up show feeling inspired despite the occasional misstep

Megan Stodel // 29 July 2015

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Lisbeth drawing (sq)Salander’s legacy

Did The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo introduce a new type of hero? Agata Ostrowska thinks so, and discusses two examples from current TV shows

Agata Ostrowska // 27 July 2015

Categories: Features, Television

Jurassic_World_cropJurassic World and the man-o-sphere

Tony Mckenna offers a snappy take on Jurassic World’s crude reinforcement of the 'natural' order among dinosaurs as well as humans

Tony Mckenna // 22 July 2015

Categories: Films, Reviews

high_res-life-in-squares - SquareA life for themselves

Sasha Garwood attends the preview of a forthcoming three-part BBC serial telling the story of the Bloomsbury group and sisters, writer, Virginia Woolf and, artist, Vanessa Bell

Sasha Garwood // 21 July 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

Becoming a champion

Naomi Paxton finds beatboxer Grace Savage’s show powerful, with a display of impressive talent combined with a critique of the sexism that has accompanied her rise

Naomi Paxton // 20 July 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

A Third at Finborough Theatre
Photo Credit: ©Richard Davenport 2015, Richard@rwdavenport.co.uk, 07545642134On sex and subjectivity

Katherine Wootton laughs out loud at A Third, a new comic play that exhibits one couple’s attempt to open up their relationship

Katherine Wootton // 14 July 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

12Voladores ©Seoirse O'MahonyMore Frida needed

The Four Fridas is a tender hymn about disability and love-song to the moving body but a poor paean of praise for the artist at its centre, Ettie Bailey-King writes

Ettie Bailey-King // 12 July 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Only Ever Yours cover squareBe good. Be pretty. Be chosen

As a new adult edition of Louise O'Neill's dystopian debut hits the bookshops, Gemma Fraser explains why every feminist should pick up a copy of Only Ever Yours

Gemma Fraser // 8 July 2015

Categories: Books, Reviews

rsz_3the_selecter_promo_image_1_c_jules_annanAnarchy and activism

Helen G finds musical solace and affirmation in The Selecter’s new release Subculture

Helen G // 6 July 2015

Categories: Features, Music, Reviews

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