One True Ace Pairing: Finding Dory

In my last post, I wrote about how the “romance” between Woody and Bo in Toy Story 4 warmed my heart. That inspired me to think about other ace pairs that I have loved over the years. When I think about “ace pairings”, I’m not necessary thinking about pairings between asexual people. In my post … Continue reading One True Ace Pairing: Finding Dory

One True Ace Pairing: Toy Story 4

I think Toy Story 4 is one of the most romantic movies I have ever seen. Yes, I know you think I’m crazy. And you’d be right: TS4 isn’t particularly romantic in any traditional sense of the word. But it is romantic in a very particular way that – as far as I know – … Continue reading One True Ace Pairing: Toy Story 4

Diversity is about more than just representing different skin colors: it’s about representing experiences

Coco, Black Panther, and Crazy Rich Asians are hailed as the most successful recent "diverse" films. I'm here to note the irony that they are not diverse at all in the usual understanding of the word. The first is a movie set in Mexico with only Hispanics (specifically mestizaje Mexicans, ignoring the actual diversity in … Continue reading Diversity is about more than just representing different skin colors: it’s about representing experiences