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Fantasy as a Vehicle for Social Change

Sci-fi and dystopian and fantasy fiction has always been the medium for rebellion. We’ve seen it with The Hunger Games and The Handmaid's tale. This genre often manages to tackle human rights issues better than social commentary, or literary Fiction, who usually discuss it rather than tackles. The symbolism that sci-fi, dystopian and fantasy fiction… Continue reading Fantasy as a Vehicle for Social Change

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To Infinity and Beyond: The Lasting Appeal of Disney

It can’t be a coincidence that the moment the world feels as far from safe as can possibly be, Disney has come out with a platform for us all to be able to look back on our childhood years and reminisce. And as much as Disney remains a platform for children, let's be honest, Disney… Continue reading To Infinity and Beyond: The Lasting Appeal of Disney

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The Misrepresentation of Culture in Disney’s Aladdin

Rating: 6/10                                                                      In the wake of the string of Disney live-action recreations, one of the latest movies to be released is Aladdin, which I only got around to watching last week and which bothered me in a few ways. The cinematography is what saved this movie from being mediocre. The colours, the movement and… Continue reading The Misrepresentation of Culture in Disney’s Aladdin