Latest Reviews

Gone, but not forgotten

Harriet Kilikita finds Amy Gentry’s Good as Gone to be a gripping thriller with a sensitive and intelligent heart

Harriet Kilikita // 22 April 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

The magical world of Karen Blixen

Emily Lawford finds much that is compelling in a new production at the Print Room

Emily Lawford // 13 April 2017

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

An exploration of consent at the National Theatre

Naomi Westerman finds much to think about when reviewing Nina Raine’s new play, Consent

Naomi Westerman // 12 April 2017

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

The ‘firsts’ are often hidden

Alessia Galatini is impressed with how the intersections of race and gender are explored in Hidden Figures

Alessia Galatini // 10 April 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

Paradise Lost

Sonya Lalli finds Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn to be a compelling depiction of three women's lives on the fringes of paradise

Sonya Lalli // 30 March 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

All singing, all dancing, all rather toxic

D H Kelly enjoys the brilliant comic songs in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend but is disappointed by the show’s treatment of mental ill health and its reliance on toxic heteronormative romantic messages

D H Kelly // 25 March 2017

Categories: Reviews, Television

Opening up the birth story

Ashley Cook commends Pamela Erens’ Eleven Hours for its visceral and evocative depiction of the experience of labour

Ashley Cook // 22 March 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

Savour the detail

Sarah Wishart could have watched the characters in Kelly Reichardt's latest film Certain Women all night long

Sarah Wishart // 21 March 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

A new tool kit for living a feminist life

Evelyn Deshane reviews Living a Feminist Life by Sara Ahmed and finds it an invaluable resource for assembling your own feminist ‘tool kit’

Evelyn Deshane // 19 March 2017

Categories: Books

Navigating girlhood

Sarah Wishart is impressed by the hypnotic performance of a girl on the cusp of teenagehood in The Fits

Sarah Wishart // 17 March 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews, Uncategorized

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