We didn’t intend to watch a movie that handles Native Americans terribly for Thanksgiving. It just kind of worked out that way. ….Sorry.
Despite this being the most famous lesbian vampire movie, it’s the least gay of the three vampire movies we watched (it’s also above using the word “vampire,” so…).
The author behind Flowers in the Attic wrote about more Southern Gothic-flavored things while handling a bunch of sensitive issues poorly. Seriously, mind the content warnings on this one.
Given the hardcore fandom phase I went through in high school over this series (I was in it to win it, people), it was inevitable that I’d wind up watching the terribly conceived, terribly executed Netflix movie.
Spoilers: it’s not that it’s stupid. It’s that it isn’t stupid enough.
Also, like, spoilers for the decade old anime.
Funny as fuck but with a genuinely good child actor hamming it up.
I hosted an analysis of Wandering Son, one of the very few anime and manga to focus on the experience of growing up trans in Japan, and was joined by some special guests: including ANN’s Jacob Chapman; Rachel “Matt” Thorn, who translated the WS manga, and Youtuber Cayla Coats. I’m very proud to have been able to facilitate and take part in the conversation that ensued.
You may remember this one from my favorite films list.