The inspirational heroines of Studio Ghibli

Let’s face it, Disney is currently having a hard time in terms of female representation. Their iconic princesses have been criticised for being poor role models for younger audiences – so much so, that celebrities are banning their daughters from watching classic Disney films. However, there is another animated film studio that can step in to inspire younger female audiences. Established in 1985, Japan-based Studio … Continue reading The inspirational heroines of Studio Ghibli

The end of gender-based genres in film

I haven’t written a blog post in a long time. ┬áThis is what happens when you’re either a. too busy, b. too exhausted or c. so drained from extending your creativity elsewhere. There also has been a constant fear that there will come a point where you can’t think of anything to write, from another fear that it will either become a rant or an … Continue reading The end of gender-based genres in film