I am a Transmasc Ash Williams Truther
1) his name is Ashley
2) he’s literally the Final Girl™
3) I said so
Waited so long to finally be able to watch this and then it name drops EMU so I think I won. Finally, some delicious cinema.
This is an incredibly powerful portrait of working class struggle and the way that capitalism corrupts absolutely. Individualism is a curse that we are all hexed by, and all told is the way to achieve the American dream but it is, as Smokey says, the way that they divide us so that we never can beat them.
An important doc that traces the history of trans rep on screen — good and bad — and speaks to trans people about how they reconcile and relate to those images. You can’t expect a 108 minute film to catch every single trans portrayal on screen but I left feeling a bit frustrated the only transmasc characters we saw and talked about were all played by cis women. Why interview Elliot Fletcher and not talk about his roles in the…