We’ve heard it before. The lamentation for Princesses who actively help themselves rather than just acting as damsels in distress. The joy when a new Disney princess is revealed, who ‘finally’ doesn’t just sit around until a prince comes and saves her. In fact, there have even been people, such as Keira Knightley, who allegedly … Continue reading Actually, No. These Princesses Didn’t Sit Around Waiting for a Prince to Save Them
On July 3, news broke that Ariel in the new live-action Disney The Little Mermaid had been cast. Actress and singer, Halle Bailey (not to be confused with Halle Berry) is set to play Ariel in the new reboot. This news caused quite an uproar on twitter, flooding the site with tweets both for and … Continue reading Disney’s The Little Mermaid Casting ‘Controversy’
I am not an avid watcher of SBS. In fact, though I do enjoy the occasional SBS program, I rarely find myself ever flicking to one of the SBS channels when I’m channel surfing and trying to find something to watch. However, I occasionally have found myself looking at the TV guide and seeing that … Continue reading Thoughts on the new SBS World Movies Channel
‘Literature’ is a very broad term. The way I see it, literature can be almost anything. Literature is novels, short stories, poems, autobiographies, online fanfiction, magazine articles, online articles, graphic novels, web comics, artworks… Literature is all of this. Not everyone would agree with this, however. There are some people who would say that actually, … Continue reading What counts as ‘Real’ literature?
Today we are faced with a plethora of different literature media and styles. From physical books to ebooks to audiobooks. From novels to poetry anthologies to short stories. From comics to manga to digital comics to fanfiction to online articles to romance to classics to young adult fiction to smut to… Well, you get the … Continue reading Do using ebooks and audiobooks actually count as ‘reading’?