Courtney Young
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//Features

Pedro Almodóvar’s Quintessentially Pansexual Oeuvre | 17 Nov 2009 // 3:00 PM

Almodóvar’s insistence on pushing boundaries and transcending confining definitions of acceptability, gender, sexuality, and narrative structure place his body of work amidst (among others) a queer cinematic canon that acknowledges and appreciates his placement of queer bodies and characters in essential strands of the narrative structure.

Michael Jackson: A Thriller in His Own Right | 22 Sep 2009 // 4:00 PM

The pulse of the world has skipped a beat. The world is in a state of shock -- you, the indomitable Michael Jackson, is dead.

//Columns

MTV's New Post-modern Voyeurism | 5 Jul 2006 // 4:00 PM

Known for its televisual lows over the years, MTV seems to have struck a nerve with its latest scandalous offerings: a showcase for insufferable materialism, and a competition where racist slurs are rewarded as a winning strategy.

I Know How You Feel, I Really Do! | 9 May 2006 // 4:00 PM

Call it 'trading races' or 'playing princess and the pauper', it is the latest trend in the world of reality television. But oppression swapping has a disingenuous side; one that makes this format more problematic than empowering.

//Reviews

Sister Roses Passion (2006) | 20 Sep 2006 // 6:00 PM

Sister Rose is living proof of the adage that one person can make a difference.

The Sisters (2005) | 6 Aug 2006 // 6:00 PM

Hope, delayed. A painful, poignant adaptation of everyday life.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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