During the late 1980s the Hong Kong second wave film movement emerged, introducing a sense of style and modernity to the cinema of the territory. With more focus placed on the urban space as opposed to the ultra rich and prosperous, the international film community was shown a dimension of Hong Kong that few, save for the inhabitants and locals, had witnessed before. 460 more words
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The Low Down: A story about two rebellious youths living in Taiwan whose lives cross paths after a traffic accident.
Tsai Ming-Liang wouldn’t make inroads on the world film circuit until two years later, but his debut-film, Rebels of The Neon God (1992) shows an unerring similarity to the social ennui that provided Vive L’Amour (1994) with its popular appeal. 774 more words
When I heard that new dolls were going to be released in Monster High’s Freak du Chic line I was really excited. The the dark circus theme really appeals to me, it makes me think of the Dark Moon Circus from Sailor Moon, and I love the “freakier” versions of the dolls. 378 more words
I can remember my mum turning 40. I was 11 at the time. She looked sad and told me “I feel so old” so I said “no, you’re not,” obviously thinking “yes, you are” plus “I’ll make sure I never get like that.” Deep down, some part of me felt that if my mother didn’t like being 40 so much, she shouldn’t have let it happen to her. 1,153 more words
Title: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches.
Author: Audre Lorde
First Published: 1984
In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. 16 more words