Monday, February 12 2007
If it sounds insensitive to complain that an incest-ridden thriller isn't proper fun, you probably haven't tried to sit through this movie.
Thursday, August 31 2006
The Quiet makes the conventional observation that this "world" is instituted by adults, and also mirrored and prepared for in high school.
Sunday, January 1 1995
The cultural systems that condone more subtle forms of homophobia are left unexamined. This allows viewers to forget the important fact that homophobia and strict either-or gendering practices do prevail in today's 'civilized' cultures, liberal and tolerant as they may seem to those who don't have to worry about such things.
Though behaving like proper girls and boys has little effect on Megan and the other patients, they still pretend that they are actually heading down the path to heterosexuality.