“Brave” merges both Disney and Pixar traditions to form a fresh story that is equal parts lighthearted fun and a darker fairy tale in the vein of Brothers Grimm. However, it begs the question whether it is feminist narrative or merely the stuff of fairy tale princess fantasies?
I’m sure you’ve heard that saying “Numbers don’t lie.” When I first heard it, my thought was, well, of course numbers don’t lie. How could they?
Contributor Katie Casey is a Prince William native and college student at The University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. She is currently studying abroad in Ireland. This week I had two amazing hot chocolates, which is naturally of such importance that I must tell the whole internet. On Tuesday night after fencing training, the club [...]
We do not often see films that show a first-person perspective rise of a villain. When we do, we are rarely given a chance to sympathize with the individual. Chronicle mends two recent film trends, first-person perspective and super-hero narratives, to explore the abuse of power, its relationship to Survival of the Fittest, and capturing [...]
Rather than cram political agendas down the audience’s throat, The Iron Lady examines how UK’s first female Prime Minister consistently took survival into her own hands rather than relying on those around her. The conservative ideologies that the film explores are not ideologies that the film’s producers may agree with, instead it simply shows the [...]