Living in a society where satirical art, like Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror, is a key way to get people engaged with problematic societal issues, this movie could be a modern stroke of vegan genius. Its self-awareness -: “who want to watch a whole movie about veganism?” mocks its own existence whilst also pointing out the need for an alternative vegan message that can live alongside documentaries like Earthlings and Forks over Knives.
Last year, when the cast list was released for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, there were some grumblings, some raised eyebrows, that yet again J.K. Rowling’s magical world was looking a little too white. After Rachel Rostads challenge of Rowling’s Cho Chang as part of her critique of the representation of Asian women […]
I did love the movie, it’s left many coming out of the theatre feeling powerful, bubbling with joyful exclamations of all the things we felt the film represented and attacked, overtly and subtly. There have been many praising the movie’s glaring take on where our values are taking us as a society, and of the […]
We may have read the articles –which I have deeply enjoyed – about the humanization of the characters, the terrifying resilience and audience-softening vulnerabilities of our heroes and villains alike, of the gritty fight scenes, dark DC-like cinematography, and the steady and gripping flow of the one, main compelling story from one episode to another. […]
Take 2, IMAX Screening Review Now, my review comes a little late, and is inspired by watching the third installation of The Hobbit for a second time. I know, I know; somehow I had forgotten how awful it was the first time around. This piece comes from a conflicted place of love and anger: I […]