Tuesday, November 17 2009
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.
Tuesday, September 22 2009
The pulse of the world has skipped a beat. The world is in a state of shock -- you, the indomitable Michael Jackson, is dead.
Wednesday, July 5 2006
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.
Tuesday, May 9 2006
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.
Monday, February 13 2006
More confusing than Caucasians playing Asians, more disturbing than whites emulating blacks, Young uncovers a disturbing trend in the modern media: straight actors playing it 'gay'.
Wednesday, September 20 2006
Sister Rose is living proof of the adage that one person can make a difference.
Sunday, August 6 2006
Hope, delayed. A painful, poignant adaptation of everyday life.
Sunday, July 30 2006
Good Times quickly abandoned its original intent for easy laughs, leaving the house divided, but funny, nonetheless.