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‘Alive Girl’ TV: The Carrie Diaries

Get ready to feel old: it’s been ten years since the final episode of Sex and the City aired. I’m not talking about the first episode back in 1998, but the final episode – the one before the two questionable movies were released. Read more »

Love don’t live here anymore: falling out of love with your favourite band

When you first fall in love, you float above the earth, limbs cushioned by azure sky. You expect things to stay that way forever. Then one day you realise your feet are back on solid ground, the sky now an ominous black. How do you tell your … Read more »

Subvert Normality: Three of my favourite teen rebellion films

From the iconic Rebel Without a Cause (1955) to the disquieting Christiane F. (1981) or Tony Richardson’s tremendously austere Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962), there is certainly no shortage of filmic portrayals concerning the latent indignation of wayward youth. These films – visually rich, compelling … Read more »