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Author Archives: Fenton Coulthurst

Fenton is an occasional writer and journalist. He primarily writes on film and culture. His articles range from film reviews, to coverage of literary festivals and even comic book history.

The Handmaiden

I fully expect this film to be in my top 5 by the end of the year. The Handmaiden is maestro Park Chan-Wook’s adaptation of Sarah Water’s The Fingersmith. The action is relocated from Victorian England to Japanese-occupied Korea – though ...

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Beware fake feminism

‘Yeah, I fight like a girl,’ says a defiant Isabela Moner in a trailer for the new Transformers film. And this irks me. Not because I am a misogynist simmering with rage at the slightest suggestion that feminism has infiltrated ...

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Elle: It’s twisted

This is going to be a really difficult one to cover. Elle is a fantastic comedy-drama and it’s about rape. I must rush to clarify that this film in no way trivialises the issue. The humour is directed at the ...

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