Category: Essays

GOLDEN GLOBES 2020: THE AWARDS, THE AFTERMATH, AND HOW IT AFFECTS THE OSCARS

The 77th annual Golden Globe Awards started off with business as usual for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s booze-filled party meant to celebrate the year’s best achievements in film and television. It was almost a revival of the early 2000s: Jennifer Aniston! Brad Pitt! Jennifer Lopez! Charlize Theron! Eddie Murphy! Renée Zellweger! As the celebrities…

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We Are the Young Girls on Fire

Film is a medium of storytelling. We see ourselves through our stories, what’s onscreen is a way of watching our stories on a larger scale. However, film hasn’t always shown everyone. Gay, trans, disabled, and non-white people (the latter at least in Western film), have been historically underrepresented onscreen. When our stories are shown, they’re…

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