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Representation in Romantic Movies – From Modern Classics to Hidden Gems
Valentine’s day may have passed, but the love hasn’t. The romance genre (especially rom-coms) has for a long time been targeted towards white, straight, women, and has thus been, in the mainstream, focused on white, straight, love stories.
You Are Not a Failure | Reflections on a Life in the Arts
We live in a world where an algorithm determines our value as a human being and how many points in our Insights it gives us. With apps like TikTok ravaging our eyes and attention, it seems like everyone is not only trying but are encouraged, to reach some level of fame. What started as a way of connecting with friends and family, is no longer that, but an entirely new entertainment platform.
The Sound of Birds in the Morning and Crickets at Night
Wednesday, January 1st 2020 happy new year! finally. good things have happened, no doubt about it. but it has also been such a stressful year. so, i’m ready for change. i’m ready to get a job, pursue that higher education, take care of my mental health, be more social, travel and be with my family more, and god, i would love to go to south africa with ben again. i know that i usually always talk shit about new years resolutions (it's literally just another day), but, for whatever reason, i just have so much hope for 2020, and so many goals that i am looking forward to accomplishing! you hear that? i’m full of positivity, even with a raging hangover. im gonna make this year my bitch.
Lupin Review: THIS is How You Revive a Classic
Set in modern Paris, Netflix newest hit series Lupin follows the professional gentleman thief and con man - Assane Diop (Omar Sy). He is the only son of Senegalese immigrant Babakar Diop. The series spans across timelines as we find out Assane’s background and motivation for his elaborate plots.
Changing the Narrative: Mental Health Awareness in Film & Fiction | Statistics & Solutions
TRIGGER WARNING: In-depth talk of suicide, depression, eating disorders and other mental health conditions. 1 in 4 people experience a diagnosable mental health issue every year in the U.S. and U.K. Around eight hundred thousand people die by suicide every year - it is estimated that for each person who dies from suicide, another 20 attempts to do the same. Suicide is also the leading cause of death for men between 18-50:
5 Exciting Movies Coming in 2021, Directed by Women
It's a new year and a new slate of movies to look forward to! While Covid19 is still impacting the world, film industry and theatrical releases, here are five movies that are currently scheduled to be released this year. Let's get into them - and the women who stood behind the camera directing them.
Getting Out of My Writing Slump | How to Build an Efficient & Sustainable Writing Routine for 2021 While Working & Studying
It's a new year, it's the same me. 2020 tested me in so many ways; from my patience and persistence, to productivity beliefs. With all the time I was left to spend with myself, I was able to take a real introspective look at my life and habits. Where I went wrong, and what things I could start implementing to fix it.
WW84 Review: An Utterly Incoherent, Regressive, and Queerbaiting Disappointment
This story contains spoilers for the newly released Wonder Woman 1984 (2020). If you like this story, please consider sharing it—or even leave a tip!