Hollywood may be stuck depicting white feminism, but I’m not. I’m leaving behind my passive acceptance of it in 2023 and hope you will too.
Lottie isn’t a power-hungry villain or a powerless victim. Rather she’s a complicated character that lives in the static of ‘Yellowjackets.’
In “The Purge” TV show, Jane and Penelope’s weariness is their path to rejecting the rules of a society that doesn’t value them.
You should watch “The Gordita Chronicles” NOW and not just because it’s going to need a lot of love to make it to season two!
“Devious Maids” focuses on the relationships between Latinas, specifically how comadrazgo can be a source of conflict and resolution.
When I was little, all I could look forward to in terms of rom-coms or family comedies were movies like How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days or The Parent Trap. All classics for their time, but now I’m grateful for films with BIPOC creatives at the fore. Father of the Bride is one […]
Viewing A24’s X caused a whirlwind in my mind with questions of completeness, youth, and existential dread swirling in my head non-stop.
Reality competition shows like The Circle can be heartwarming in their own way, but they can also show how people can justify their hostility – a reality connected heavily to how we racialize each other.
I consider la familia one of the most important and confusing parts of being a Latina, so I appreciated the 2021 Latinx movie ‘No One Gets Out Alive’ for navigating this complicated territory inside the classic horror genre. But in the journey of killing off the mother and fighting the pressures of being a good Latina daughter, the movie ends up reinforcing established power dynamics that leaves the Latina with no escape, just death.
Shang-Chi is an absolutely stunning and captivating movie, and it fills my heart with hope for more culturally-encompassing films. But how they portray the character of Xialing, Shang-Chi’s sister reveals there is more work to be done to represent women of color.