A Village That Transcends Time

NOV / DEC 2017: BY MARIANNA KAPLUN Far, far away in Britain there is a beautiful place called Gretna Green. This small village in the south of Scotland famous for its runaway weddings and romantic wedding traditions dating back over centuries, which originated from cross-border elopements stemming from differences between Scottish marriage laws and those... Continue Reading →

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Repeating the Past: Dead Again

NOV / DEC 2017: BY RACHEL KOVACINY Film noir stories love to explore the question of just how much hold the past has over us. Can a person ever outrun their past? Can they atone for past actions? Are we doomed to repeat our mistakes, or even the mistakes of others? Or can a person make... Continue Reading →

Busting Through Time

NOV / DEC 2017: BY SCARLETT GRANT Nearly every single film, novel, or television show which features time travel always discusses the importance of maintaining the “space-time continuum” as it is often referred to. In Back To The Future (1985), Marty McFly saw his siblings, and himself disappear due to his unintentional meddling. But what... Continue Reading →

A Brutal Truth

NOV / DEC 2017: BY JESSICA SANTULLI Life in the 1700s Scottish highlands is no easy walk in the park.  Just ask Claire Randall, protagonist of the Starz original series, Outlander, now in its third season.  She journeyed there from 1945: an easier, calmer time period, that offered fine amenities, like soap.  World War II... Continue Reading →

Femnista Nov / Dec 2017: Past & Present

Some stories transcend time, and capture our hearts across generations. In the 1980s, the film Somewhere in Time popularized a romance across different eras. The haunting Time Traveler's Wife has enchanted more modern audiences, as does Outlander. From a time-traveling car to a Police Phone Box (with its famous two-hearted alien occupant)... the idea of... Continue Reading →

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