representation of women

Being Jackie

Ngaire Ruth is mesmerised by Natalie Portman’s performance as Jackie Kennedy in Noah Oppenheim and Pablo Larraín’s retelling of four days in the life of the iconic First Lady...

A fair perspective

Nick Beard watches the second series of The Affair and finds a sophisticated examination of the gap between who we perceive ourselves to be and the reality of how we behave...

Feminist South Park

The creators of this long-running cartoon are open about its wide-ranging offensiveness, but does it sometimes subvert dominant norms to illustrate the raw deal girls often get? Victoria Brewster considers the case...