Posts by Lydia Figes

Me Without You and the toxic female friendship

By Lydia Figes

Sandra Goldbacher’s coming-of-age drama from 2001 powerfully portrays the perils of female intimacy.

Mrs Lowry & Son

By Lydia Figes

Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall play mother and son in Adrian Noble’s biography of LS Lowry.

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Animals offers a different kind of Millennial counter-narrative

By Lydia Figes

The fear of growing up is brought into sharp focus in Sophie Hyde’s poignant and funny tale of female friendship.

In defence of funny women

By Lydia Figes

Female-driven comedies such as The Marvellous Mrs Maisel and Funny Cow are challenging archaic notions about women on screen.

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