Richard here. After six years of developing and submitting (and re-submitting, and re-submitting) a paper on the menstrual themes in Pan’s Labyrinth, I finally have my first published, peer-reviewed paper. Here’s the link to the Journal of Religion and Film, along with illustrations of certain key concepts.
Archive for May, 2012
Richard here. In the spirit of going ahead and writing about things even though they’ve been out for weeks, I have some thoughts to add about The Hunger Games.
Traveling throughout Southeast Asia, my wife Amy and I have seen labor exploitation up close. On a recent outing in Cambodia, we paid about $10 to ride a bamboo train. When talking to some locals at the turnaround point of our journey, we learned that our driver, the person doing all the heavy lifting, would [...]
In a recent movie post over at Deadspin, Tim Grierson and Will Leitch posted about Joss Whedon‘s history in Hollywood and and how he’s always been more of a cult phenomenon that couldn’t quite break out into the mainstream. With the runaway success and critical acclaim surrounding last weekend’s release of The Avengers, Whedon is [...]