Online Screen Editor Jacob Heayes is won over by Noah Baumbach’s relationship parable.
Whitewashing has been an issue across all periods of Hollywood, from Mickey Rooney’s often excused caricature portrayal of a Japanese man in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961), to Scarlett Johansson in the recent Ghost in the Shell, a live-action adaptation of the 1995 Japanese anime. The difference is that now, in 2017, the problem is being […]
I‘LL be honest, I’m bored of Marvel films. I was bored before Civil War, and I’m still bored. Way back in 2008 I was excited for each release that followed the brilliant Iron Man, which kicked things off. I also really enjoyed Thor and The Avengers, as Phase One of the Marvel Cinematic Universe came […]
T he trailer of the live-action remake of The Jungle Book is out and it’s bare wild. I say that in a literal sense; there is a jungle and a barechested, feral boy. Not to mention the utter disparity this CGI epic appears to have with the 1967 cutesy cartoon original. If you only ever […]