Gendering monsters

Gendering monsters

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSMonster. Freak. Beast. These words are often thrown around, but what do we really mean when we use them? What is a monster? Why are they so central to our narratives? Like many of the issues we discuss on this...
Back to the 80s: Ladyhawke

Back to the 80s: Ladyhawke

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThe three of us are children of the 80s and like many of our generation, we love to revel in nostalgia. For us, this has meant revisiting some of our favourite fantasy films of that decade: Labyrinth, The Dark...
Disney Princes

Disney Princes

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSPreviously on Breaking the Glass Slipper we have covered Disney princesses. This time we thought we would turn our attention to the men. But we’re a podcast about women! So why spend an entire episode focusing on...
Alien at 40: The making of a feminist icon

Alien at 40: The making of a feminist icon

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIn 1979, one of the most seminal sci-fi films ever made was shown for the first time on the big screen. Ridley Scott’s Alien is a dark, disturbing and downright terrifying addition to the Hollywood Hall of Fame. 2019...