Tea Time

The Saviour Complex in Western News Reporting

Scrolling through the BBC website, I came across a news story labelled “why being gay in Russia is about “passion and love”: the secret moment between two gay Russian lovers that defied haters.” The topic of the clip was LGBT human rights in Russia and probably came in response to Putin’s comments at a state… Continue reading The Saviour Complex in Western News Reporting

For The Culture

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