Writing and art by Seth Lukas Hynes // Transplanted to the Melbourne criminal underworld, Macbeth has strong performances, lavish art direction, stark scenes of violence, and a masterful tense escalation.
Writing and art by Seth Lukas Hynes // Gender is an incidental and usually irrelevant attribute of giant monsters, but in King of the Monsters (and the Japanese franchise), Godzilla and Mothra are explicitly gendered as male and female (respectively).
Writing by Hannah Forsdike // In general I think we are too quick to write off feminism in modern pop culture. We are in a social transitional period right now, and this is reflected in our media.Read More
Writing by Claire Wastell // Edited by Sandy Hsu // After the hour and a half was up, I realised that buying the ticket was in a way my own vain attempt to make myself feel better; to forgive myself for using my car and buying plastic.Read More
Writing by Hannah Forsdike // illustration by Freya Bennett // Asides from shutting down sexist norms left and right, female strength and fear is demonstrated through Carol and the other women in this film.Read More
Writing and artwork by Seth Lukas Hynes // A common expression states that we talk with our wallets, but we judge with them too. By refusing to consume media made by people who have committed cruel or hateful acts, you send a message, to perpetrators and fellow consumers, that these actions are not okay.Read More
Writing and artwork by Seth Lukas Hynes // I enjoyed and recommend all of these creative works, but these recommendations come with heavy, uncomfortable caveats due to certain morally offensive elements.Read More
Writing by Hannah Forsdike // Friends, Foes & Fireworks deals with many issues women face that are not often represented in film, such as exploration of female sexuality, women’s health, loss of a loved one, unwanted pregnancy, career pressure, and toxic relationships.Read More