The female voices on The Great Gatsby’s soundtrack channel the hard-won feminist power of past generations.
A bevy of alarmingly disdainful reviewers has flocked to The Newsroom. Unfortunately, it’s the fans they’re sneering at.
Upon Rodney King’s passing, we can remember In Living Color’s commentary on police brutality, King’s trial, the L. A. Uprising, and how satire makes cultural ugliness palatable.
Dead women are standard set dressing on most crime dramas, but the more I watched the more I realized the women in Grimm aren’t usually homicide victims – they’re monsters.
Eastbound and Down’s primary character Kenny Powers is the ultimate in camp masculinity. Kenny’s character reeks of white masculine power, and as cultural critics, we need to ask how this type of supremacist rhetoric functions in America’s “postracial” political climate.