A new webseries to get you through iso – comedian Hannah Camilleri’s ‘Little Shits’

Writing by Molly Mckew // When Hannah Camilleri’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival Show was cancelled weeks before it was due to go ahead, she got together with collaborator Nat Harris and a couple of her favorite actors and made a web-series instead. All about the intricacies of sharehouse relationships, Hannah’s sharp sense of timing and insight into human character makes the series an absolute joy to watch.

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Girls On Film: The Bechdel Test

Writing by Hannah Forsdike // photograph by Francesca Ciavarella // When women are misrepresented in movies and TV shows it’s not only insulting, but it’s also difficult to identify with on screen characters. Successful fiction should allow the consumer to make a connection to the narrative; it should be comparable to real life in some way for us to be able to make sense of the story and the characters.

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Fear And Strength As Portrayed By Jessica Jones

Writing by Hannah Forsdike // Illustration by Ayelen Lujan // An interesting comparison between masculinity and femininity can be made when comparing Jessica Jones to her male Netflix/Marvel counterpart Daredevil. While Jessica Jones emulates a feminine fear of being controlled, Daredevil portrays a much more stereotypically masculine fear of a physically debilitating injury or disability.

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