A Blog on Film and TV

by Zoë McCormack



“This time, the chick ain’t losing”*: Four Fierce Frances McDormand Performances for a Snowy Oscar Sunday

This is my first blog since my MA course came to an end, so I’ve decided to write a more personal blog in order to steer away from an academic writing style and showcase more of my own voice. For... Continue Reading →


Blog Portfolio or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blog

When I first started the MA in Modernities back in September, we were told that we would be required to maintain a blog as part of our EN6009 module. We had to to contribute about 800 words a month, and... Continue Reading →

Literature and IT Review

My thesis is currently entitled ‘Damsels and Deviants: Women in the Gothic Horror Film’. This dissertation will attempt to examine the depiction of women in a selection of films with a gothic theme. It is my intention to show that... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Stephen King Adaptations

2017 is basically the year of Stephen King adaptations - King fans can expect to see Idris Elba as Roland in The Dark Tower in July and It: Part One - Losers' Club hits cinemas in September. I've had Stephen... Continue Reading →

Homage and Satire: Hollywood on Film

The 89th Academy Awards takes place this Sunday, the 26th of February. For us film fanatics, the Oscars is basically Super Bowl Sunday, so it’s pretty exciting stuff! With that in mind, it’s time to turn our attention to Hollywood’s... Continue Reading →

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