Tag: film

James Bonding

Seduced & Reduced: A look into the thinly-veiled sexism of the James Bond franchise

It is no mystery that James Bond has a superseding alpha-male ego, backed by his presumptuous sexual advances and licence to kill. However, the largest amount of sexualization and marginalization of female characters does not come from Bond himself, but from the writers, directors, and costume designers of the James […]

Stonewall cast rioting

Pop Rhetoric: Revisionist Stonewall nothing more than a whitewashing of queer history

The trailer for Roland Emmerich’s film, Stonewall, was released earlier this summer to a flurry of criticism over the blonde-haired, blue-eyed cis-gender boy it revolves around. Although the film attempts to authentically portray a dramatized version of one of the most significant events in LGBT history, it largely omits queer […]