Tag: Tessa Thompson
‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Review: Not Marvel’s Gayest Movie Ever
Taika Waititi and the cast of Thor: Love and Thunder have been hyping up the gayness of this movie, and while there are queer characters, it’s not quite the representation we were hoping for.
The Black and White Metaphor in ‘Passing’
Passing is a visually stunning portrayal of Larsen’s story with an inclusive cast, and the performances of Thompson and Negga are sensational.
Who Needs ‘Independence Day’ When You’ve Got ‘Sorry to Bother You’?
Sorry to Bother You ultimately speaks to the unfair advantages that the country’s power structures award to those with the resources to control others, as Lift’s easy access to the media allows his opinion to be the only one that matters in the eyes of the unsuspecting and easily impressed public. Moreover, it reveals the extent to which the American Dream has any true validity. It postulates how the promise of success and fulfillment as promoted by the American Dream more often than not leads to the undoing of the individual. Interestingly, in its revealing of the American Dream as merely a facade, Sorry to Bother You wisely questions whether or not anything can really be done to undo a system that has been accepted and in action for centuries.
‘Little Woods’ Review: A Powerful New Take on the Western Genre
‘Little Woods’ rethinks the Western genre and examines the misogyny and classism inherent in the healthcare industry.
Review: ‘Sylvie’s Love’ is Beautiful in its Simplicity
Originally posted January 6, 2021 In a year full of fear, uncertainty, and tragedy, romantics have had little to celebrate, and so the timeless love story depicted in Sylvie’s Love, (released December 23) rounded out the year with a hopefulness 2020 rarely delivered. Minor spoilers ahead! The year is 1957, and newly-engaged Sylvie (Tessa Thompson) is […]