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Highly caffeinated writer, feminist and film lover. After starting a lifestyle blog, littlekaatie.com in 2013, Katie flourished in writing for theatre magazine, A younger theatre and numerous other publications. Her interests lie in films, feminism, mental health and student life.


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Ocean’s 8 missed a trick.
  With the premier of the an all star female cast, Ocean's 8 is bringing excitement to the big screens.  Sandra Bullock, Helena Bonham-Carter, and Rihanna claim to celebrate diversity and feminism in the new remake of the Ocean's film.  However, I can't help but compare the familiar cast formula to 2016's Ghostbusters. There is also...
Is Zootropolis the most important film so far?
Filled with furry friends, Zootropolis (Zootopia in the USA) raises the life lesson bar that kid’s films boast. While Ice Age honed in on the value of friendships and Mulan on bravery and defying gender roles, Zootropolis takes it a step further. Led by a feisty rabbit, the issue of discrimination and barriers are explored...
Review: Lady Bird. Is it worth the hype? Lady Bird
Recognised worthy of a Golden Globe, Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut Lady Bird was capturing people’s hearts just from the trailer. There was a wave of excitement and anticipation for the film to hit the big screens. Especially in the UK where we got hold of the film months after the USA. And was it worth...
The death of Disney jungle book
We all have our favourite childhood films. The memories of huddling up on the sofa with a beloved Disney classic, shared by our parents, will stay with us forever. We may even want to pass it down to our own children in the future. But with new “live action” remakes, is this chance being taken...