Tag Archives: gender roles

Big Hero 6 (2014)

What Frozen did for sisters, Big Hero 6 does for brothers. While not being a fairy tale and instead being based on an obscure comic book series, this film tells a fantastic story and gives us quirky but still relatable … Continue reading

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North by Northwest (1959)

I was not very well-acquainted with the work of Alfred Hitchcock.  Due to his lasting influence on film and pop culture, I had absorbed most of my information about him and his films rather than having seen the films for … Continue reading

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Romantic Comedy and Tragedy – William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” and “Romeo and Juliet”

The Taming of the Shrew (1591) Romantic comedies have not changed much in 425 years. Typical 21st-century rom-com films have silly plots, outrageous circumstances, shallow characters, questionable actions done by the main characters, and fun music to knit it all … Continue reading

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