When art imitates life: LGBTQA+ representation in film and television

“[Representation] creates a gentler challenge of our idea to what is normal. I really hate that word for applying to humans in any way. But representation creates a sense of normalcy in the fact that sexuality is diverse, gender is diverse, bodies are diverse. People come in all shapes and colours and sexualities," Angel Sumka, … Continue reading When art imitates life: LGBTQA+ representation in film and television

How pop-culture continues to glorify rape culture in #MeToo era

By Kateryna Didukh TW: rape It’s no secret that Hollywood is big on selling sex and the ideas of a perfect romance. Unfortunately, the Hollywood notion of romance became so closely intertwined with rape culture, it’s no longer possible to tell them apart. Sexual violence may be easy to separate from reality if you think … Continue reading How pop-culture continues to glorify rape culture in #MeToo era

April: The 53rd’s top 5 must-see films at Metro Cinema

All the Wild Horses (Mongolia/South Africa/UK/USA/Ireland 2017) Dir: Ivo Marloh All the Wild Horses documents the Mongol Derby horse race, the longest and toughest horse race in the world, and easily the most epic and dangerous, as it leads through 650 miles of Mongolian steppe, desert and mountain ranges. The short film Fast Horse from … Continue reading April: The 53rd’s top 5 must-see films at Metro Cinema