The thought that virtually no idea can ever be fully established is one that I've had to come to terms with as a writer. Over the years I've come to understand that if I truly want my work to be participative and even interdisciplinary then my writing needs to encourage dialogue rather than provide all the answers - which aren't necessarily the rights ones anyway.
Much like Kathryn Stockett’s original novel, Tate Taylor’s film adaptation of The Help has been subjected to polarizing reception since its release, with many viewers deeming it a cursory perpetuator of calcified stereotypes. (Jones 9) Despite its fairly melodramatic performances and streamlined presentation, however, the film is a thematically nuanced marvel with regards to a microcosmic intersectionality between women’s rights issues, racial segregation, and social class disparities during the Civil Rights Era that parallel with multilayered challenges working-class women of colour face in a postmodern world.
As one of William Shakespeare's most recognized plays, Romeo and Juliet is often considered to be overrated and not at all worthy of its praise.
The way I see it, DC is the better storyteller and Marvel is the better character creator. Spider-Man, or Peter Parker, is definitely one of the latter's finest; whether it was an animated series or a video game, I was always there for it as a child to experience the action right along with him.
Even though it has been out for a few weeks on YouTube, I only just caught wind of this heartwarming short film a couple of days ago but didn't have a moment to take a look at it until this morning.
Those of you who've read my review of Frozen from a few years back will know that I initially avoided seeing it due to feeling fatigued from overexposure to "Let It Go" and all the merchandise Arendelle could buy.