Can we really claim the achievement of gender equality through the championing of women’s successes, if we selectively cherry-pick which ones are worthy enough to celebrate?
The monotony of Sydney’s nightlife was enlivened last Saturday night as protestors, drag performers, and LGBTQIA+ activists marched along the rainbow parades of Oxford Street to reclaim the historically queer space.
The steps of Sydney’s Town Hall were crowned in red, yellow, and black on Saturday as protesters reunited under the banner of the Black Lives Matter movement that captured the world three years ago.
If diversity means conforming to an inherently flawed system, it only results in cheap tokenism and empty representation.
A24’s “elevated horror” demands substance and sustenance beyond the blood and the gore, and Talk To Me delivers just that.
Goldhaber’s work oscillates from “Marxist propaganda” to an urgent, didactic piece of cinema; but regardless of where you sit on the political spectrum, How to Blow Up a Pipeline is sure to offer a lasting, thought-provoking watch.
It’s been a ride for Asian representation on Hollywood screens these past couple of years. Past Lives is posited securely within this reappraisal, though no other film has touched me in quite the same way that this film has.