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Chloe Zhao’s milestone in film history

At at a time clouded by hate and by othering, the news of Chloe Zhao being the first Asian woman to win best director at the Golden Globes, brings hope. Against the backdrop of furore towards the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes, Chloe’s appearance at the award shone like never before. Although the Hollywood Foreign […]

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Golden Globes: how much has the film industry changed?

It is no secret that Hollywood is not the paradise it is often idealised as, especially for women, people of colour and other minority groups. After the prominence of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements at the 2018 Golden Globes, many of the female attendants wore black dresses in solidarity with women who were sharing […]

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Celebrating female creators- Emerald Fennell

In honour of International Women’s Day, I want to share the work of Emerald Fennell. Some may recognise her as Camilla in The Crown, but for me, Fennell is a screenwriter and producer whose work I have come to enjoy. What I like most about Fennell is her versatility in her career, which is only […]

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Let’s talk about the chaotic Golden Globe nominees

On 3rd February, the annual Golden Globes nominees were announced. Some of the big winners included Nomadland, The Father and The Mauritanian. Heard of them? Yeah, me neither. Many of the films nominated are not yet available to mass audiences due to their belated streaming premieres. While award shows are meant to provide a highlight […]

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The Golden Globes: Faces of Change?

The 76th Globes Awards kickstarted this year’s awards ceremonies with its usual show of glamour and extravagance. Broadcast last Sunday, this year the event was co-hosted by Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh, the latter being the first woman of Asian descent ever to host the show. Oh’s opening monologue was emotional, heartfelt and spoke of the […]

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#MeToo and dressing for defiance at the Golden Globes

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will know all about the significance of this year’s Golden Globes to women around the world, in the acting industry and beyond. This year, instead of actresses making statements with their fashion choices, they made a statement with just a colour and a message. Dressed all in […]