an exquisite film that shows you humanity a little bit clearer, that validates your experiences and your perspective as a woman, the way men and their behaviour implodes on itself like an avalanche, swift and unbecoming, so loud it cannot go unheard, suddenly, so clear, and you’re left wondering why you’d never seen it earlier, at a time where you could have escaped
I like Eighth Grade as much as the next guy but I officially don't get the Bo Burnham hype.
I couldn't finish this and I get why people like it but in general, I'm so tired, every white person seems to want a cookie for being a bit self aware. I'm sorry to say, we're not baking enough for that. We seem to be reaching a point where in that feeling of being "woke", we think we no longer need to grow/that…
In I'm Afraid of Men, Vivek Shraya says "Why is my humanity only seen or cared about when I share the ways in which I have been victimized and violated?" I often come back to this quote.
To be clear, I haven't seen this but I can't in good faith watch it. I think it's important to make clear that BIPOC creators are not incapable of doing harm to their own communities. BIPOC creators yield their own pain and sometimes…