Jane Fae

Jane Fae is a feminist, journalist, campaigner on political and sexual liberty who also knows a bit about IT, the law and policing. Fae writes extensively about censorship both online and in more traditional media, including film and literature.

Her most recent book, Taming The Beast, provides an in-depth analysis of legislative and regulatory responses to concerns over online pornography and sexualisation. Not a fan of porn, she nonetheless remains a significant sceptic when it comes to recent initiatives for policing such material. It is her considered view that many of these have failed utterly in the stated objectives of controlling the spread of material deemed undesirable, while simultaneously having the all too foreseeable consequence of damaging individual liberties in the UK.

When it comes to film, Fae is an enthusiastic, if untutored watcher. Her over-riding concern in this respect is that a British obsession with protecting audiences from “smut” means that censorship is applied in an increasingly irregular fashion, with much relatively innocuous sexual content chopped, while far more damaging material, including violence and violence against women is merely normalised.

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Latest Film Reviews

There Are No Saints
When a man who was wrongfully imprisoned discovers his wife has been murdered and his son kidnapped, he hatches a plan for vengeance.
Acid Test
A coming-of-age rebellion fueled by Riot Grrrl music, a dysfunctional family, and LSD
Days Of Daisy
As her 40th birthday draws near, Daisy feels societal pressure to settle down and start a family. In a spiral for meaning, she teams up with local photographer Jack Palmer to give West High School students the art programme that they deserve.
Cop Secret
Mismatched buddy cop spoof.
Nine Bullets
A burlesque dancer must go on the run to save a neighbour boy whose life is threatened by her ex-lover.
Much Ado
Rom com based on the Shakespeare play.
Along Came Wanda
A memory jogged by a teapot from an old lover quickly turns into an adventure of discovery for Mary Beth Higgins and her new found friend Wanda as they hit the road in Wanda's RV/Soup Truck.
In The Strange Pursuit Of Laura Durand
A pair of bandmates, obsessed with a porn star from the Nineties, find themselves on an unexpected journey round Greece.
Lola And The Sea
A young trans woman hopes to reconcile with her estranged father as they share the journey to scatter her mother's ashes.
French Tech
An unemployed man has two months while his wife is away to prove he can take care of the kids and find a job.


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