Tim Brinkhof

Tim works as an editorial assistant at Film Comment, an esteemed cinema studies magazine published by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. He studied comparative literature and modern history at NYU, and his writing on art, culture, and entertainment has been published by the New York Observer as well as Film Inquiry.
Nazism Repackaged? A Closer Look at the “Fascist Subtext” of ‘Attack on Titan’

Nazism Repackaged? A Closer Look at the “Fascist Subtext” of ‘Attack on Titan’

Many fantasy writers have incorporated the visual footprint of the Third Reich into their fictional worlds. Few, however, have done so as extensively as the creator of Attack on Titan, who revisited this terrible chapter of history not to find inspiration for a fearsome antagonist, but to excavate the divisive ideas that lay buried there.

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