Summer Lovin’: Romantic and Sexual Liberation in Coming of Age Films

There’s plenty of teenage kicks in summer flicks, with the good ol’ wet hot summer having always been the backdrop for young love. Summer holidays are portrayed as a pivotal … Continue reading Summer Lovin’: Romantic and Sexual Liberation in Coming of Age Films

Here We Go Again: Why I’m Sick of The Way Lesbian Relationships Are Portrayed on TV

I feel like a bad bi girl for saying this, but I’ve never watched Wynonna Earp. Even more criminal, I never watched Supergirl past season one, and I don’t plan … Continue reading Here We Go Again: Why I’m Sick of The Way Lesbian Relationships Are Portrayed on TV

Disney Remakes: The Implications For 2D Animation

Some of the most memorable, iconic images in children’s media from the last century can be attributed to animation, two dimensional in particular. Cinderella’s Princess transformation, the Iron Giant’s flight … Continue reading Disney Remakes: The Implications For 2D Animation

Revisiting Kill Bill: Why I No Longer Enjoy The Tarantino Classics

I used to actually quite like Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill films. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 I’ve always found unforgivably ponderous and embarrassingly portentous, but not without its moments of excitement. … Continue reading Revisiting Kill Bill: Why I No Longer Enjoy The Tarantino Classics

Are They or Aren’t They? A Call For Less “Coding” And More Explicitly LGBT Characters In Modern Film

Recently, I had the pleasure of watching the Tetsuya Nakashima film Kamikaze Girls for the first time. It’s a saturated wonderland of a film. It is as charming as it … Continue reading Are They or Aren’t They? A Call For Less “Coding” And More Explicitly LGBT Characters In Modern Film