Feminism, climate change, eugenics, and the fight against patriarchy are not subjects discussed in your usual summer blockbuster fare, but Philip Kurthausen finds liberal messages and inspiring depictions of strong female characters in the latest Max Max movie, Fury Road. I want to talk about feminism, well, feminism, huge explosions, grinding metal, battles for scarce resources (blood, wombs, water, bullets), tumours with names (Larry and Barry since you ask) and thrilling c
That moment before you wake, the land between dreams and what we think of as real life, that is where stories are made and magic can be found. “Listen, there’s a hell of a good universe next door, let’s go.” – E.E. Cummings.
This the Magnetron. For years it’s stood ’empty’, hidden under a flyover in the middle of Chester. No one can ever remember it being open and online searches reveal nothing. If you walk by it you’ll notice that someone is watching it. There are over a half a dozen security cameras, well maintained unlike the premises. No one has ever been seen entering or leaving. No one knows what it was, what it is for or who owns it. If you’re ever in Chester go and visit but try not