Yeah, you heard it right. Amazon has announced an interest in developing a Lord of the Rings tv-show. Practical issues aside (I thought the filming rights were securely locked away, but apparently you can now have them for a very high price) I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in asking: WHY?
I’m a sucker for period dramas. But as much as I love Tudors, Bourbons, Caesars and Victorians, why don’t we shake the genre up a bit with some new approaches? Here’s five ideas I’d love to see on the big screen, in no particular order.
Are we still calling this a teaser? Really? It gives away like half the story! Anyway, reaction time.
Last year, I started watching a pirate show called Black Sails. It quickly became one of my favorite series, and this sunday it aired its final episode. Today I´d like to talk about the show in general and give my thoughts on the finale, as this is definitely a show worth checking out.
It seems like she’s always been there, like there is no more natural symbol of female empowerment. But where did she even come from and how did she end up here?
There’s a good chance that in your early days of identifying as a feminist, you came across a sentence like ‘a feminist is someone who believes in equality of the sexes’ or any of its variations. But it’s not quite that simple, is it?
Suddenly, we appear to have fallen into some of our worst political nightmares. What do we do now?
Last week I finally saw Rogue One! A review/my thoughts are under the cut. So, spoiler warning!
It’s not exactly new or fresh to say that many Disney movies are not a paragon of feminism or progressive thought. Yet, every time a new movie surfaces, the discussion is opened again; people need to point out what was wrong with the older movies, and some avid fans will try to defend them. I feel like these two parties don’t even disagree that much, they just value other aspects of the movies more. So today, I’d like to examine the different layers of Disney Princess movies to see where both sides of the argument may come from.
So, let’s jump straight into this article: in case you didn’t hear, ‘influencer’ is what we now call people with a lot of followers on social media, and that, being as popular as they are, are often paid to advertise certain products. These people are mostly beauty/fashion/health bloggers, but also people that just record vlogs of their daily lives. Some claim they are the future; others are more cynical. What’s up with those people?