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Siobhan is a teacher and writer living in Wales, UK. She holds a BA in English and an MA in Film and Television Studies. She is especially interested in depictions of female desire, transitions from youth to adulthood and performative gender. She tweets at @siobhan_denton and writes at https://theblueandthedim.wordpress.com/

THE HOMESTRETCH: Admirable Intentions, Sadly Lacking

The sincerity of The Homestretch is certainly never in doubt. Depicting the plight of three homeless teens in Chicago, Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly’s documentary

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Revisiting Baz Luhrmann's Cinematic Style In THE GREAT GATSBY

Baz Luhrmann is a divisive director. His unique blend of pop culture references coupled with highly choreographed, hyperbolic sequences can, for some, prove distracting.

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John Hughes' Women: Monsters & Angels

There’s a strange dichotomy surrounding the films of John Hughes, both written and directed. In one sense, there have been few directors that have

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Writers On-Screen: The Idealisation Of The Creative Process

Watching Frank recently, it occurred to me how often the creative process is shown on-screen, and how frequently this process is shown in a hackneyed,

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Sofia Coppola on the set of The Bling Ring, photographed by Andrew Durham, 2012

It seems strange that a body of work which has largely focused on the female experience without pontificating, should prove to be so contentious.

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Book Adaptations And The Fidelity Argument

Last month it was announced that Kirsten Dunst, in her directorial debut, will be directing Dakota Fanning in an adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s The

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