How Mati Diop’s ATLANTICS quietly offers the closure our forbearers never got during slavery

This piece contains spoilers for Atlantics Did we bury the lede after soaking in Mati Diop’s stunning debut feature film ‘Atlantics’? Rooted in the painful reality of modern sub-Saharan Africa the defining theme of the story for me has grown to be loss; loss of youth, loss of love, loss of dignity, loss of agencyContinue reading “How Mati Diop’s ATLANTICS quietly offers the closure our forbearers never got during slavery”

BIRDS OF PREY offers a fantabulous emancipation and a hoard of trashy men

‘Birds of Prey: The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn’ and Men are Trash. Yes, men are trash, the incendiary dog whistle known to bring out the savage in many a folk online, should have been part of the gloriously eccentric title because zero fucks were given for the feelings of the so-called superior sex.Continue reading “BIRDS OF PREY offers a fantabulous emancipation and a hoard of trashy men”