Day: June 9, 2016

The Intimacy of Grief: A Review of Nagasaki: Memories of My Son

Nagasaki: Memories of My Son (Haha to Kuraseba) Director: Yoji Yamada Writers: Yoji Yamada and Emiko Hiramatsu Starring: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Kazunari Ninomiya, Haru Kuroki Japanese premiere: December 12, 2015 North American premiere: June 9, 2016 Few events in history have loomed as large in the fabric of American history as the atomic bomb attacks on Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Few…

With Great Popularity Comes Great Eroticism – The Conversion of Pixie

Warning: This article contains images depicting violent acts against women. It’s incredibly common that once a female comic book character gains popularity, she is drawn to be more sexually appealing. This is done by dressing her in more revealing clothing, making her thinner and/or bustier, and, if she’s not white, lightening her skin tone—often a combination…