How has visual culture shaped ideas of girlhood? In a new column for AnOthermag.com, I consider overlooked moments of coming-of-age on screen.
“Her grin has a sense of effort. Is she thinking about who might be looking?”
“(The) cat – cuteness overload laced with X-Files atmosphere – summarised the antithetical characteristics that the creatures possess the best. Cute, but psycho.”
“Her snotty, heart-wrenching scream is an absolute gut-punch, a magic moment of cinema; and when he comes back to her, he’s riding his moped and – yes – smoking a cigarette.”
“Like all true-blue punks, Cebe’s voice operates at one volume – loud – like she’s trying to prove she exists.”