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How Greta Gerwig adapted ‘Little Women’ for a modern feminist audience

Picture this: me as a child, walking into a old-fashioned sunlit room in a little brown house in America. In front of me, fixed to the wall between two windows, is a cream-coloured semicircle of wood. There's an inkwell standing on it, and a sheet of paper covered in neat handwriting. The child-me looks so… Continue reading How Greta Gerwig adapted ‘Little Women’ for a modern feminist audience

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How the BBC is nailing (and failing) His Dark Materials

For the past month or so, my Sunday evenings have revolved around watching the new TV adaptation of His Dark Materials on the BBC. This has meant that I've discovered previously unknown levels of cosiness - sofa, blanket, cup of tea, and a pre-teen girl riding a polar bear across a snowy wasteland - and… Continue reading How the BBC is nailing (and failing) His Dark Materials