popular culture

Go Watch Crip Camp

Promotional poster So I just recently watched Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution on Netflix. I know, I know, I'm late to the party. Better late than never, right? I hope? The documentary begins by introducing Camp Jened, a New York based camp for disabled teens that operated back in the 1970s and 1980s. I'll openly… Continue reading Go Watch Crip Camp

popular culture

The Love We Have to Give

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKSx9mRPa_8 Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) was one of those films that shaped my childhood. Because of certain themes, I consider Hunchback to be one of the darker Disney films of its era. While it is true that one could approach this film from many angles, ranging from its portrayals of good versus… Continue reading The Love We Have to Give

Controversy, popular culture

The Alleged Phase

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdokQz4Q7pY Let me start by saying I sincerely enjoy watching and discussing films probably more than most people I know. Martin Scorcese's The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) is no exception. It's a great film in several ways: great acting, great directing, great editing, and a great screenplay...for the most part. I remember watching this… Continue reading The Alleged Phase