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Monday 22 October 2012
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why jess from new girl is not anti-feminist

Melissa Wellham
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Let me set the scene: After a bad breakup, Jess – a quirky young woman played by Zooey Deschanel – moves into a hip apartment with three young men. Her male housemates often ridicule her for her tendency to sing her feelings instead of speaking them, her brightly-coloured stockings, and they occasionally encourage her to…
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Wednesday 5 January 2011
Arts Film

film review: the king’s speech

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham reviews The King’s Speech, which features performances so well played, that it rises above being perfectly adequate to become perfect.

Wednesday 27 October 2010
Arts Film

film review: life as we know it

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham reviews ‘Life As We Know It,’ and finds it to be “almost watchable.” High praise.

Thursday 7 October 2010
Arts Film

film review: legend of the guardians

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham reviews Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole – a film that might ruffle a few feathers.

Thursday 30 September 2010
Arts Film

film review: easy a

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham reviews Easy A and writes, “It’s almost too easy to make this pun, but A+.”

Wednesday 22 September 2010
Arts Featured Film

‘the tree’ giveaway

Melissa Wellham
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lip has ten double-passes for ‘The Tree’ up for grabs. Enter today!

Wednesday 1 September 2010
Arts Film

film review: the kids are all right

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham reviews ‘The Kids Are All Right,’ and finds it to be wonderfully, horribly human.

Thursday 19 August 2010
Arts Film

film review: scott pilgrim vs. the world

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham reviews Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, a super-slick blend of comic-book culture, video-game visuals and indie-rock music.

Wednesday 11 August 2010
Arts Film

film review: killers

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham reviews Killers – and finds herself thinking on more than one occasion, “Just kill me now.”

Wednesday 4 August 2010
Arts Film

dvd review: youth in revolt

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham reviews ‘Youth in Revolt,’ out now on DVD.

Wednesday 28 July 2010
Arts Featured Film

film review: the runaways

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham reviews ‘The Runaways’: a rock’n'roll romp, and brilliant biopic.

Wednesday 14 July 2010
Arts Film

dvd review: mad men, season one

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham reviews season one of ‘Mad Men’ – out now on DVD.

Wednesday 30 June 2010
Arts Film

film previews: new this week – 1st july

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham previews films new this week – including the incredibly anti-feminist ‘Eclipse.’

Wednesday 23 June 2010
Arts Film

film previews: new this week – 24th june

Melissa Wellham
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Melissa Wellham previews films new this week – and aside from Toy Story 3, it’s slim pickings.