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Brick (2005)

‘Brick’ is an intelligent and original Neo-noir that both subverts and homages the genre tropes of film noirs from the 1940’s. Written and directed by first time filmmaker Rian Johnson, (who would go on to make intriguing and intelligent films such as ‘Brothers Bloom’ and ‘Looper’), the film showcases Johnson’s love and admiration for hardboiled detective novels such as Dashiell Hammett’s ‘Red Harvest’ and classic film noirs. 1,062 more words

Little (feminist) things that make me happy

It seems that Emma Watson’s HeForShe campaign speech reached quite a few people, not only her fans but also colleagues in the film business. When I looked through my Twitter feed this morning, I stumbled upon this post, and it made me smile: 119 more words

Life

David Cameron refuses to wear feminist t-shirt, Elle gets angry

Certain sections of the internet have been in uproar today, as the news has surfaced that David Cameron refused to wear a t-shirt that read “This is what a feminist looks like.” And to make things worse, the article went on to say that he didn’t just refuse the offer once, but five times. 793 more words

50/50

Well what would you do if the doctor told you had a cancer? My reaction would be similar to Adam’s from movie 50/50.

The movie 50/50 got its’ spark from Will Reiser’s own experience of fighting against cancer.  274 more words

Entertainment

Mistakes

I feel like we all hold ourselves to this ridiculous personal standard that we’ll never meet. We want to be the perfect student or friend or mom. 715 more words

Feel Good Feminism

Feminism is a wonderful movement. It’s a movement that wants all women to feel like they have an equal standing in the world. Feminism is about helping women, and the rest of the world, to understand that your gender does not solely define who you are or what your role in society should be. 1,244 more words

Feel Good Feminism

Feminism is a wonderful movement. It’s a movement that wants all women to feel like they have an equal standing in the world. Feminism is about helping women, and the rest of the world, to understand that your gender does not solely define who you are or what your role in society should be. 1,269 more words

A Declaration Of Independence