Film Review: ‘Awake’: Sleeps On Its Potential

What’s so frustrating about Awake, the latest offering from Canadian director Mark Raso, is that it really could have been great.
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10 Book-to-Film Adaptations That Should Have Been TV Shows

Before Shadow and Bone arrived on Netflix to mainly positive reviews, I imagine it was a tense few months for fans of Leigh Bardugo’s YA novels of which the TV series is an adaptation.
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Film Review: So I Finally Watched ‘Moulin Rouge!’

My favourite YouTube critic once described Baz Lurhman’s directing style as “borderline obnoxious” and, after watching Moulin Rouge! for the first time, I must say I’m inclined to agree.
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Film Review: So I Finally Watched ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ – Megxit Meets Bling Empire

I’m going to take a gamble here and assume that I don’t need to explain this one’s plot.
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Film Review: So I Finally Watched ‘The Favourite’ – The Best Kind Of Toxic

The Favourite, as it turns out, is something of a toxic mess—but I mean that in the best possible way.
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International Women’s Day: 10 Awesome Historical Women You Should Know (But Probably Don’t)

Ok, so marches and parties are basically off the agenda this year, but that doesn’t mean we should miss out on all the fun.
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All the Marvel Movies, Ranked by a (Sort-Of) Newbie – Part 3

In the words of that cute bloke from Horrible Histories, “IT’S FINISHED! IT’S FINALLY FINISHED!” That’s right – we finally made it! So without further ado, here are my top seven (I know, I know, but you try dividing a list of 22 movies into a few digestible chunks) MCU films, starting with…
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Review: WandaVision – Episodes 1, 2 and 3

I mean… where do I even start?!
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All the Marvel Movies, Ranked by a (Sort-Of) Newbie- Part 2

My ranking of (almost) all the MCU films, after I watched them (properly) and in chronological order for the first time.
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All the Marvel Movies, Ranked by a (Sort-Of) Newbie- Part 1

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4 Things That Make Therapy Actually Work (From Someone Currently Doing It)

Note: this is all in relation to CBT. It may help in relation to other kinds of therapy, but don’t quote me on that.
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Top 10 Awesome Books that Deserve Film or TV Adaptations- Part 2: The Top Five

The top five books- the last three especially- that I'd really, really like to see turned into the next big Netflix series.
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Top 10 Awesome Books that Deserve Film or TV Adaptations- Part 1

No matter how many garbage fire adaptations there are out there, there are so many books that I would love to see brought to life on screen, and all the Percy Jackson films and Earthsea miniseries of the world can't stop me from dreaming.
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Film Review: (So I Finally Watched) Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’

It’s basically Sherlock meets Harry Potter meets Avatar: The Last Airbender. On acid.
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9 (Underrated) Badass Trans Women

Happy #TransAwarenessWeek!
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“LOOK FOR A GIRL”: How the Marshall Fowler case shows lethal danger in transphobic “concerns”

It was the missing person’s case that briefly galvanised social media for many of the right, but also quite a few of the wrong, reasons.
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Book Review: Natives by Akala- one of the best anti-racist books you’ll ever read

Well, maybe the title’s a bit of an exaggeration. I haven’t actually read anywhere near all the anti-racist books out there- so far I’ve clocked a grand total of five, and that’s only if you count fiction and autobiography. So it’s just possible that rapper Akala’s debut book isn’t quite one of the greats- but only just.
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POC Non-Binary Identities, Transphobia and White Supremacy

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Dear Fellow White Women: Want to Smash the Patriarchy? Stand Against Racism

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All the Books on My TBR List- August-September 2020

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Book Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon- come for the dragons, stay for pretty much everything else

‘The Fantasy Genre Hates Women’. That’s the title of a Medium article written by Garrett Robinson in 2016. And honestly, looking through the history of the field that gave us Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, it’s sometimes hard to disagree.
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10 Harry Potter Quotes that Just Scream “Trans Rights”- No Matter What J.K. Rowling Says

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TV Review: (So I Finally Watched) ‘When They See Us'

A fourteen-year-old boy- although the actor playing him looks closer to twelve- sits handcuffed to a chair, disorientated, his face puffy and bruised. “Is my mom here?”, he asks the white police detectives who, remaining out of focus, tower above him. “It’s just us”, a man’s voice says, cold and strangely triumphant. “You… and us.”
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Top Ten Songs for Bad Mental Health Days

Sometimes, our mental health sucks. That’s basically just a fact of life- and some people’s mental health sucks more than others’.
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Book Review: Witch by Lisa Lister- Fiery, fierce- and depressingly faux-feminist

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The Harry Potter Fan’s Guide to Dealing with J.K. Rowling’s Transphobia

Well… here it is. With the amount of space on this blog that I’ve dedicated to characters and stories created by J.K. Rowling, mainly within the Fantastic Beasts series… well, we knew this was coming, right?
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Why you HAVE to hear Lucy Spraggan’s new single, ‘All The Things She Said’

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5 Ways to Help Save the Planet (featuring Trees and Other Things)

Honestly? I’m scared. So here’s a few things that we, probably sitting in our random, unimportant childhood bedrooms scrolling through our random, unimportant Twitter feeds, can do to save the planet.
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Book Review: The Atlas of Beauty by Mihaela Noroc

I bought this handbag-sized book on a whim, because I had some leftover birthday money I wanted to get rid of. And yet, I honestly think it’s one of the best purchases I made that day.
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