Tag Archives: sexism

Review: Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones is dark and thorny and sometimes difficult to watch, but it is also the best superhero fiction I have viewed in a long time. I want to recommend it, but not without caution. Jessica Jones should come with … Continue reading

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Review: Sense8, Episodes 1-4

My first review since I went radio silent! I submitted my thesis on Friday 29th May and I’m slowly trying to figure out what it is to live in a world where I am not constantly guilty about not writing … Continue reading

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Review: Extant, Episode 1

I decided to check out the new Sci-Fi series Extant, available via Amazon Instant Prime (and apparently CBS, but pfft! Like I watch real channels!). On the surface, Extant has a lot going for it that could provide a breath … Continue reading

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Whitsle-stop review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

I wish I could devote more time to reviews, but it’s crunch-time in Rhuboland, so here’s a whistle-stop tour of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, good and bad. The Good: They beefed up Gwen’s (Emma Stone) role and gave her interests … Continue reading

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We need to talk about America’s Next Top Model

This post is going to seem wildly off topic. I’m sure it will garner easy trolls, as well as people who don’t think they’re trolling but feel I’ve made a Serious Lapse In Taste of which I’ll need to be … Continue reading

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Review: Doctor Who: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS

Well, that was the best episode of Doctor Who we have seen in a very long time. It was near perfect in execution, nodded to a past that charts back before 2005, and had some deep, troubling and interestingly explored … Continue reading

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Review: Doctor Who, ‘The Bells of Saint John’

I rather enjoyed this episode. Have I surprised you? I’ve seen a lot of disappointment on Twitter, contrasted with a bunch of other people shouting about how it was PERFECT and haters are gonna hate. Given my feelings about recent … Continue reading

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On Subjectivity: Wild Swans, Escher Girls, and Mansplaining

I heard something on Radio 4 this morning that set a fire in my brain. It connected with all kinds of things that have been bubbling beneath the surface for the last few weeks – a bunch of ideas and … Continue reading

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Read Along with Rhube #28: Chapters 55 and 56

(Index of previous ADwD posts here.) I know, I know, it’s been an age, but I haven’t forgotten you, you mad cap fools who for some reason are interested in what I have to say about every single chapter of … Continue reading

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Review: Looper, AKA ‘It would have been so easy not to be sexist: WHY?!’

Title: Looper Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Jeff Daniels, and Pierce Gagnon Written by: Rian Johnson Directed by: Rian Johnson So. This was the film that everybody loved. I have literally not heard a single person say a … Continue reading

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