Sarah Connor, mother to future revolutionary John Connor, surely scores as the most impressively ‘badass’ mom of the modern era

DUMBO (1941) There was some competition between Bambi’s mother and the elephant’s mistreated parent for this spot, but, with the best will in the wor(...)

The favourite to win best foreign language picture at this weekend’s Oscars has already earned the right to brandish the dreaded i-word (the one that (...)

Hallelujah! In the fight for gender equality, Hollywood has finally advanced to the position it occupied in 1958. For the first time since then, the t(...)

Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel  as mother and daughter Lorelai and Rory Gilmore: “swimming in white privilege”.

An important hunk of millennial culture is about to be reanimated online. It passed me by at the time. It passed a lot of people by at the time. Thes(...)

A scene from Mom and Me

In 2010 Ken Wardrop scored a most unlikely box-office hit with His & Hers. The film, in which 70 women from the Irish midlands – aged from one to(...)