Suffragette is Superb conclusion to 2015 cinema

Gavron’s tribute to the foot-soldiers of the British Suffragettes is gritty yet poignant, backed by a strong female cast and crew. It chronicles Maud’s intense and empowering journey from timid laundress to militant Suffragette in the face of brutal patriarchy. Mulligan humanises the dedicated Maud with righteous indignation, well supported by Duff’s tenacious Violet, Bonham-Carter’s…

Sexism in Hollywood

Sexism in Hollywood is ever-present and an often discussed topic. Patricia Arquette’s recent Oscar acceptance speech for Boyhood recently brought it to our attention. Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan and Dame Helen Mirren have spoken out against it, with Kirsten Stewart declaring it’s “so offensive it’s crazy.” The extent to which women are disadvantaged in Hollywood is extreme. Selma…