While Big Little Lies has executed one of the most empathetic and nuanced portrayals of sexual trauma, its poor grasp on racial dynamics leaves much to be desired.
Sharmane is an undergraduate in English Literature from Singapore. She’s currently assistant editor for Much Ado About Cinema, staff writer for Flip Screen, and has written for publications like Screen Queens. She's interested in the portrayal of women in British TV, Sally Wainwright, and neorealist cinema. When she is not writing, she's most definitely crying over Gentleman Jack.