In the English language, we subconsciously place our words in a particular order; articles follow adjectives, with nouns close behind. Perhaps in an example of life imitating art, we order our intersectionality in a manner that mirrors the structure of the English language.
“It’s not rocket science darling. We’re just asking you to be thin and curvy, sexy and innocent!”
“I had just sat through three movies where Sam had followed Frodo across Middle Earth on a perilous journey, and it seemed obvious to me that after everything they’d been through they would get married … How could the story now veer wildly off course and have Samwise marry a girl from the Shire?”
Spirits Homecoming tackles an issue that has been silenced by the governments of two countries, telling the heartbreaking story of the young Korean girls who lived and died in comfort stations littered across the Japanese occupied territories during the Second World War.
“In a miraculous display of generosity, white cinema-goers are single-handedly combating the prevalence of racism.”
“When I came out of the cinema after seeing Lady Bird, I still had tears running down my face.”
“In the lead up to the release of Black Panther there was a general apprehension within POC communities that is difficult to describe.”
“Featured with their quirky, struggling and slightly embarrassing families, these female characters were raw, crass and tough.”
“If Oscar Wilde believed that life imitates art far more than art imitates life, then activist action used in existing movements can be applied in the movie business.”
“Overall, Spiderman: Homecoming is a ball of refreshing, cheeky, corny, heartfelt moments wrapped up in 2.5 hours of a teen rom-com, that is disguised as a superhero movie.”