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Binging: Borgen

So, you’ve finished The Wire, Breaking Bad and The Killing but you’re still hungry for more boxsets. Fear not, Standard Issue writers are on the case with some hidden gems you might not yet have seen. This week, Miss L gives Danish political drama Borgen her vote.
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The price of speaking out in Hollywood

News that Rose McGowan has been dropped by her agency for speaking out about sexism in Hollywood is appalling but not surprising, says actress Miss L.
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Rated or Dated: Point Horror

Standard Issue writers are revisiting a film/book/TV series to see if it’s stood the test of time. This week, Miss L goes back to her teens via gory American import Point Horror novels. It gets hairy.
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Wake up Maggie, you’re over 30

After Oscar nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal revealed she had been deemed too old to play a love interest in a Hollywood film, actress Miss L ponders the sorry situation for the over-30s.
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Calls of the Wild

Actress Miss L anonymously catalogues the horrors of casting calls to a huge Twitter following. Here, she tells Standard Issue about some of the worst ones she’s been to.