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One woman’s voice

Megan Stodel finds that OperaUpClose’s La Voix Humaine doesn’t go far enough in its attempt to subvert the opera’s gender roles

Megan Stodel // 20 July 2017

Categories: Music, Reviews, Theatre

A tale of unlikeable women

Sarah Tinsley applauds Helen McClory’s Flesh of the Peach for refusing to shy away from women’s less palatable traits and experiences

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Categories: Books, Reviews

A new twist on some old standards

Nick Beard cooks and bakes her way through 2015 Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain’s first cookbook Nadiya’s Kitchen and finds herself asking some thought-provoking questions along the way

Nick Beard // 18 July 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

A terrifyingly tangible future

Despite some changes to her beloved novel, Becky Kukla thinks the serial adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale is looking great

Becky Kukla // 13 July 2017

Categories: Reviews, Television

Wonder Woman wouldn’t fight for the IDF

Andrea Marks-Joseph responds to the mainstream feminist movement's reaction to the 2017 Wonder Woman film

Andrea Marks-Joseph // 12 July 2017

Categories: Features, Films, Politics and Current Affairs

Strange Love

Ali Cocksworth finds Strange Heart Beating to be an interesting study of grief and relationships, but feels that at points the novel privileges craft over emotional depth

Ali Cocksworth // 6 July 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

Women make documentaries! Sheffield Doc/Fest roundup

Ania Ostrowska is still slightly intoxicated with the abundance and diversity of women-made documentaries at this year’s Sheffield International Documentary Festival

Ania Ostrowska // 1 July 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

Down the rabbit hole

Lauren Hossack finds Sympathy an insightful and compelling exploration of our increasingly digital lives

Lauren Hossack // 26 June 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

Anne with an EAnne with an E tells the trauma of adoption like it is

Alessia Galatini watches Netflix’s recent adaptation of L.M Montgomery’s 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables and finds it takes a stand on what it means to be a good parent

Alessia Galatini // 21 June 2017

Categories: Reviews, Television

No man’s land belongs to women

Becky Kukla enjoys Wonder Woman so much that she cannot wait to see more superhero films directed by women

Becky Kukla // 11 June 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

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