I’m not professionally qualified to rate movies, however I can spot a bad movie 10 miles away - Work It is one of them. I have made at least three different pieces about the movie industry and all have gotten some pretty good views and feedback from readers; so I must be onto something here.
Being a starving artist is depressing. Especially when you back is against the wall.
Yesterday, I was going through my explore page on Instagram, and I came across an illustration of a member of the Winx Club (Flora) who has gotten revamped with lighter-skin. The illustration had a young Black girl with Flora’s wings, looking up at her poster, back at her hand, and smiling. Then the poster of the older version of Flora is replaced with the new version… the little girl’s smile fades, and then she walks away.
Full disclosure: I love astrology. No, I am not an expert, I do not practice it, but I have (limited) basic knowledge. Chances are you are reading this because you either really like astrology and want to read some more perspectives or you really hate it and there’s a chance my title grabbed your attention.
If you read my previous film-related post about horror films (and if you didn’t, go check it out! I made valid points). You should know that I like my movies to be sensical and purposeful. I like comically poorly executed films as well, guilty pleasure. But now, my dear friends, I have come to you to raise a new question for our beloved Hollywood: why doesn’t the film industry go against the grain?