Kayleigh Donaldson, Little White Lies

Kayleigh Donaldson

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Past articles by Kayleigh:

Why The Portrait of a Lady remains Jane Campion’s most bittersweet film

Twenty-five years on, this adaptation of the classic Henry James novel offers an unflinching study of female sorrow. → Read More

How Disney tried and failed to remove Song of the South from history

In 1946, Disney hoped that Song of the South would be their Gone With the Wind, but soon they tried to pretend the movie never existed, with mixed results. → Read More

The women of Charlie Kaufman

From Being John Malkovich to I'm Thinking of Ending Things, writer-director Charlie Kaufman's female characters always surprise. → Read More

From Jaws to The Old Guard: The evolution of the summer blockbuster

The summer blockbuster has dominated cinema for close to 40 years now, but what's changed since Jaws and Star Wars broke the mold? → Read More

The seduction of death (or, OK but what if the Grim Reaper is, like, hot?)

Death comes for us all, but hear us out, what if we kind of want to bone down with the Grim Reaper? → Read More

Why we should let Robert Pattinson's Batman be muscle-free

Recently, our new Batman and all-round chaos machine Robert Pattinson gave an interview to GQ Magazine detailing his coronavirus lockdown exploits. In-between blowing up microwaves with his revolutionary new pasta idea and some semi-trolling details on his upcoming part in Christopher Nolan's Tenet, the focus inevitably fell on his future role as Bruce Wayne himself. → Read More

The underrated genre weirdness of Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson may be getting credit these days for his brave movie choices, but from Twilight onwards, he's always been a wonderfully weird actor. → Read More

Why Henry Cavill deserved a better Superman

Henry Cavill seemed like such a perfect choice to play Superman, so what went wrong? → Read More

A Nightmare on Elm Street and the disappointing mediocrity of horror remakes

In the 2000s, Platinum Dunes kept remaking classic horror movies like A Nightmare on Elm Street, and none of them were especially good. Why keep doing it? → Read More

The weird sisters of Shakespeare and the witchcraft trials of his time

The weird sisters of Macbeth have their roots in the witch trials of Shakespeare's era and the King's own hatred of unruly women. → Read More

Not Guilty: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

A lot of Douglas Adams fans think the 2005 movie of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a big let-down but we're here to defend it! → Read More

Birds of Prey and the catch-22 of female-fronted genre movies

Following the less-than-stellar box office performance of DC’s Birds of Prey, it seems like everyone and their hyena has an opinion on why it didn’t do the commercial numbers that Warner Bros. was hoping for. This process of cinematic autopsy is nothing new, of course. → Read More

Forgotten Women of Genre: Anne Gwynne

March is Women's History Month. And while we at SYFY FANGRRLS celebrate women's achievements all year long, we're going above and beyond this month with Season 2 of our limited podcast series, Forgotten Women of Genre. The iconic trope of the scream queen has changed greatly over the past century of film, moving away from the token damsel-in-distress type to a more empowered figure who subverts… → Read More

The creepy perfection of Pushing Daisies

Bryan Fuller loves death. To be more specific, the beloved television writer and showrunner has a real thing for strange and oddly beautiful death. Check out his illustrious and sinfully underrated filmography for a whole array of weird, gripping, and stylistically adorned series and the chances are you'll find some of the most unforgettable deaths in any TV show. → Read More

Forgotten Women of Genre: Jane Arden

March is Women's History Month. And while we at SYFY FANGRRLS celebrate women's achievements all year long, we're going above and beyond this month with Season 2 of our limited podcast series, Forgotten Women of Genre. She was a cinematic innovator who pioneered feminist film and theater in Britain during the 1960s. Her radical approach to storytelling paved the way for generations of female… → Read More

Forgotten Women of Genre: the Women of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Some of Bram Stoker’s key inspirations for Dracula came from notable, misunderstood, and overlooked women. → Read More

Why actors are no longer silent about criticizing their own franchises

From Harrison Ford to John Boyega, actors no longer feel like staying silent when it comes to criticizing their own franchises. → Read More

The many Dale Coopers of Twin Peaks

To celebrate Kyle MacLachlan's birthday, we take a look at his most iconic character, Twin Peaks's Dale Cooper, in all his forms! → Read More

How Fright Night and its remake take on vampiric seduction versus rape

1985's Fright Night has some fascinating ideas of vampirism as a metaphor for seduction & disease. For the 2011 remake, the filmmakers had different ideas. → Read More

The fascinating mess that is Steven Moffat’s Jekyll

Before Sherlock and Doctor Who, Steven Moffat took on Jekyll & Hyde, and the end result was everything that fascinates and infuriates us about his work. → Read More