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5 great ways Feminism is sneaking into horror movies

Why is horror like pornography?

Because women do it better.

Hollywood hasn’t realised this yet, so horror is still a massive boy’s club. Don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot of talent out there at the moment; James Wan and Mike Flanagan are redefining the genre (think Oculus, not Ouija), and The Visit was almost enough to restore a shred of M Night Shyamalan’s dignity. 1,202 more words

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Blooms and Buffy: Frocks, fruit and flowers

The last week has seen several episodes of rain and flooding; not very conducive to going to allotment. I finally made it to the plot today to see what the state of play was; there are weeds to  be got rid of but also lot to positive about. 485 more words

GYO

Firefly: Captain Malcolm Reynolds' Browncoat

This month’s Minerva Crafts Blogger Network post is something a little different – not a novelty print dress for myself, but instead a vintage-style western men’s frock coat for my husband, who is off to Comic Con in Manchester this month. 563 more words

Sewing

TV Time #2: Dollhouse

She can be anyone, except herself.

Dollhouse is one of those shows which you watch not really expecting anything, but feeling sad when it’s all over. 534 more words

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Michaeline: When They Don’t Deserve the Happy Ending, Part I

I love a good romance, and for me, at least, part of what defines “good” is that there’s a certain sense of justice to the proceedings. 691 more words

Michaeline Duskova

Angel

Angel is a worthy spin-off, extension and semi-sequel to Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Buffy was best in its characters and Angel is no exception; though the characters develop in different ways and at first may seem to lack the magic that distinguished the parent series. 145 more words

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Note: Spoilers Ahead

First, let’s get the negatives out of the way.

The last season, particularly the latter part of it leading into the finale; often lacks the intensity characterizing previous seasons. 455 more words

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