I mostly did some filling in today, it looks impressive but I wasn’t able to actually add very many pieces. Spent most of the day resting or playing with the dog. 176 more words
Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake
First Word: Gormenghast, that is, the main massing of the original stone, taken by itself would have displayed a certain architectural quality were it to have been possible to ignore the circumfusion of those mean dwellings that swarmed like an epidemic around its Outer Walls. 144 more words
For a modern viewer it’s hard to miss the omnipresent racism and sexism that plagues this otherwise charming Disney classic, itself an imaginative fairy tale filled with wonderful songs, beautiful animation and a lovely score but the treatment of female characters and the Indigenous characters is a jagged little pill to swallow and leaves an unmistakable stain on what should have been a masterpiece.