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1 November 2019

BlizzCon 2019: Show starts with a stunning cinematic announcing upcoming fourth Diablo game

What many thought would come at BlizzCon 2018 turned up at BlizzCon 2019, kicking off the show and proving that the fanbase is still thirsty for an exciting new Diablo game.  Diablo IV ...

1 November 2019

Richard Branson celebrates Virgin Atlantic's new flight to Tel Aviv by bartering with Israeli locals

Virgin Atlantic founder and international entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson surprised locals in Tel Aviv's famous Jaffa Market on a recent visit, celebrating the company's inaugural flight to the city. Whilst ...
1 November 2019

Film of the Week: Scream

It may be November 1st, but in keeping with this week's Halloween spirit, we've decided to highlight Scream as part of our ongoing Film of the Week series! This 1996 ...
31 October 2019

The zombie movie: Is it time to let them die out?

The zombie film genre has been around since FOREVER, and includes pure horror classics such as Night of the Living Dead (1968) and the recent I Am Legend (2007). They're beloved by many, but not just in ...

31 October 2019

Fresh Perspective: Watching horror classic The Fly for the first time...

Happy Halloween! Welcome to my inaugural issue of brand new feature series Fresh Perspective, where I’ll be reviewing films I’ve never seen before. Whilst some are regarded as timeless classics and ...
31 October 2019

Seven fearsome females of horror

Long gone are the days when women in horror films were just a handy screaming victim for the killer - now they’re just as likely to be the killer themselves! ...
31 October 2019

Seven things you need to know about the Young Women's Trust

They run an incredible coaching service for building skills and stronger mental health, free of charge for young women up to 30  Their ‘Work It Out’ coaching has changed the lives ...

31 October 2019

10 family-friendly scary movies to watch this Halloween

Over the past couple of weeks, we've been looking back at the best classic horrors as well as some we imagine you haven't seen many of at all! Now, with family ...
31 October 2019

Five reasons why women should empower other women if we want to achieve equality

As women, we should always empower other women. In the fight for gender equality we must first ensure that we are empowering each other – standing strong together as one ...
31 October 2019

Let's do the Monster Mash! Your ultimate Halloween playlist

Halloween has finally arrived which means it's definitely time to party! Every Halloween get-together needs a music playlist of epic proportions, so let us help you out with a list ...
29 October 2019

Dreaming of a savvy Christmas?

Yes, Christmas is looming but don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time to prepare yourself for the financial onslaught that comes with it. We’ve asked personal finance expert Iona Bain ...
29 October 2019

Review: On Your Feet!, Palace Theatre Manchester

On Your Feet! is a relatively new jukebox musical, first hitting the stage in 2015. As such, the show has actually never been on the road across the UK - ...
29 October 2019

True Crime Tuesday: Who is John Demjanjuk, the subject of new Netflix series The Devil Next Door?

Welcome back to our weekly series, True Crime Tuesday! This week, we're taking a look at the subject of a brand new Netflix original crime series, called The Devil Next Door. John Demjanjuk ...

29 October 2019

Brits can't catch a wink

Sleep has become the official buzzword of 2019, yet the average Brit only gets 5 hours and 36 minutes uninterrupted sleep a night - despite the fact that the NHS ...
29 October 2019

Six fierce females who never fail to impress in hit TV series Vikings

The hit series Vikings, soon to enter its sixth and final season, has thrilled audiences with its epic Norse power struggles, and brutal and brilliant fight scenes - but the ...

28 October 2019

Podcast of the Week: Full Body Chills

With Halloween right around the corner, we've been listening to some spooky podcasts to try and get ourselves in the frame of mind that October 31st demands! That's why today, we're celebrating ...
28 October 2019

Riding a dream by Khadijah Mellah

-  I began riding about six years ago at Ebony Horse Club in Brixton and instantly loved it. I enjoyed the challenge of riding and learning to care for the ...

28 October 2019

A week in the world of women's sport: Chelsea new WSL pacesetters

In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's sport, Chelsea take over at the top of the Women's Super League while there is also news of a ...

28 October 2019

Seven ways to celebrate National Chocolate Day

Today is National Chocolate Day- a day for all things sweet and sickly. If you want to celebrate this momentous occasion but don’t know how- here are some of our ...

27 October 2019

12 Entertaining UK horror flicks to watch this Halloween

While the UK isn't known for producing the greatest horror films of all time, that doesn't mean there aren't some amazing gems to come out of our home nation. This ...
26 October 2019

Top 10 foreign horror films for Halloween

With Halloween falling on a Tuesday this year, skip the late-night revelry and treat yourself to a small-screen scarefest at home - but look past the usual suspects. For film ...
25 October 2019

Film of the Week: The Rite

Since we are nearing Halloween, it felt only ‘Rite’ to put a film such as this as our Film of the Week! Anthony Hopkins (Thor, The Silence of the Lambs) gives a ...

25 October 2019

Ranking 10 of the best lesser-known horror movies you probably haven't seen!

With just under a week to go until Halloween, we've been watching a lot of horror films here at Female First! After ranking 15 of our favourite classics from the ...
25 October 2019

Split: A film that helped elevate the discussion of mental health

NOTE: This article contains discussion surrounding mental health, which may be potentially triggering for some readers. Mental Health Awareness events are something that hit home for thousands of people, and with ...