Jill Culton writes and codirects Abominable; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
The series’ saving grace is that, with humor and heart so beautifully wise and stunningly rendered (CGI pun intended), even as returns diminish, a new chapter is still warm and smartly entertaining.
Tonia Mishiali writes (with Anna Fotiadou) and directs Greek drama Pause, starring Stella Fyrogeni; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Tika Sumpter stars and Jamie Lee Curtis costars in dramatic thriller An Acceptable Loss; more…
Charlize Theron cannot cope with her newborn; Amy Schumer cannot believe her “new” body; and more…
Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of the classic novel A Wrinkle in Time, starring Storm Reid, is the big news…
The cast is amazing and the film has a certain grim visual beauty. But ultimately there is little here but ugly senselessness.
And what makes them sexy?
Pop culture is full of villains bursting with personality and charisma or merely so terrifyingly capable of evoking horror that we cannot look away from them. Yet these awesome bad guys inevitably take a backseat to the square-jawed white-bread hero. Time to rectify that.
If you think so, do you see this changing anytime soon?