i like films about people
Being an Arab young woman who grew up in Europe, this film hits painfully close to home. The frustration of not being able to get on the same wavelength with the people you care most about, the tension, the disappointment. It alienates you.
The way Shadi and his father clash is the way we’re all
clashing in this culture. Is it better to conform or rebel?
Western individualist culture in which honesty is most important versus Middle Eastern culture in…
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Because HSM was one of my early childhood obsessions and it's so commercial, I always assumed it was cheesy and whacky and nostalgic. I was dead wrong. I've watched this about 5 times since Disney+ came out and I wish more people would take the time to unironically appreciate it.
I don't even know where to begin. HSM themes have always been incredibly wholesome and inclusive; about breaking class norms and not letting prejudice…