• Mudbound: A Gorgeously Shot Drama About Southern Racism

    Mudbound: A Gorgeously Shot Drama About Southern Racism0

    Mudbound Dee Rees (director), Rachel Morrison (cinematographer), Mako Kamitsuna (editor) Adapted from the Hillary Jordan novel by Dee Rees and Virgil Williams Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige (cast) January 21, 2017 (Sundance), September 10, 2017 (TIFF), November 17, 2017 (USA) Mudbound is a raw, historical family drama with a

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  • Gaysi Zine Vol 5 is an Exploration and Celebration of Queer Desire

    Gaysi Zine Vol 5 is an Exploration and Celebration of Queer Desire0

    The Gaysi Zine Vol 5: All That We Want Editors: Indu Jain and Priya Gangwani Contributors: Aarthi Parthasarathy, Abeer Hoque, Abhishek Chaudhary, Aindri Chakraborty, Akhila Krishnan, Akshay Mahajan, Alaric Moras, Anar-e Sistanem, Balbir Krishan, Benjamin Zachariah, Brian Horton, Dhrubo Jyoti, Jaya Sharma, Kaveri Gopalakrishnan, Kiran Rajagopalan, M.G. Ashley, Michael Giangrasso, Minal Hajratwala, Mira Malhotra, Parvati

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  • Reel Resistance: TIFF’s Newest Programme Explores Filipino Cinema

    Reel Resistance: TIFF’s Newest Programme Explores Filipino Cinema0

    After 400 years of colonization, dictatorship, and rebellion, resistance has been written into every page of Filipino history. Spanish/American/Japanese occupations have had an impact in ways still being unpacked today, ways that have manifested in the Filipino people’s own governance of the country. This fall, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Bell Lightbox is bringing

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  • Teaching Diverse Lit: Cinderella meets New Beijing

    Teaching Diverse Lit: Cinderella meets New Beijing0

    • October 17, 2017

    We are fully immersed in the era of adaptations. Fiction fans need not wait more than a week to hear that a favorite novel or comic will soon to make its way to the big or small screen. Old television shows and movies are earning reboots left and right. Stories are getting second and third

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  • Previously on Comics: Living in a Hellscape

    Previously on Comics: Living in a Hellscape0

    Seems like every time I sit down to write one of these, I gotta lead with people in positions of power in the comics industry using that power to punch down. We start the week off with Action Lab. Sorry, Action Lab Danger Zone, because the first thing that both bearers of the Action Lab name

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  • Backlight: Hollywood Is a Hellscape But There’s Still Some Cool Projects to Look Forward To

    Backlight: Hollywood Is a Hellscape But There’s Still Some Cool Projects to Look Forward To0

    • October 8, 2017

    The New York Times published a major investigative piece this week exposing decades of sexual harassment by Miramax head, Harvey Weinstein. NYT used a combination of named and unnamed sources, internal documents, and legal filings from settled claims to piece together a story of thirty years  of using his position to manoeuvre women into uncomfortable

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