Fairy tales have never been a good representation of women. It’s always the same story: a young princess is miserable and has to eventually be married to a prince and then she has her ‘happily ever after’. However, Disney seems to be challenging the traditional fairy tale in their new movie: “Frozen” which features two strong female characters who are able to take fate into their own hands.
My frustrations on why Walden was nominated for the Medal of Honor in the first place, and a small comparison of Walden and Serling.
There’s a lot to talk about in this movie- the gender dynamics between Jen, Mu Bai, and Shu Lien, the utterly fascinating and contradictory character of Jen herself, etc. But what interests me most of all is the fact that this film was, obviously, not written or filmed in English. Personally I had the strange…
In my close reading of Enough, I tried to explain how in the scene where Slim is in in Mitch’s house spying on him, Slim has complete power over the scene.
In the movie “The Terrorist”, Malli’s waist is emphasized throughout different camera shots. Each very intentional shot speaks to the audience about the theme, and may have a deep meaning throughout the film.
When I was watching Foxy Brown, I hated the villains. I hated them. They were pantomime baddies gone wild; incredibly sadistic, ruthless, and bigoted. While watching, I could tell the screenwriters had taken special care to make them loathsome; there was Katherine’s Southern accent (telling us that she’s privileged and haughty, as well as evoking…
A few weeks ago, I watched the movie Chocolat, which had been much recommended to me previously. I was definitely taken with the premise, which had a woman who completely changed an ultra-religious French town from the inside out. And while the woman might not seem particularly powerful at first, I realized later just how much power she held in the little town.