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Punch with Your Foot

July 21st, 2019

We live in a misogynistic culture; no big surprise there. But where is toxic masculinity birthed from? Along with antiquated customs and some creepy religious dogma, media can be a big driver in how us guys view ourselves and conduct ourselves. Men are supposed to be assertive—just look at Harrison Ford! Men don’t cry, just look at Clint Eastwood!* That’s the bad news, but the good news is that we also seem to be in a period of flux. Among other concepts, long-held assumptions about gender identity are changing. How do we know that? One way is by looking at how movies portray masculinity... Read More

White Light, White Heat, White Trash

May 1st, 2016

Every time I see a movie, it’s a little like going on a date. Some dates are fine. You have a perfectly nice time, but you know there’s no future. Others are less fine, and you wonder how your date was able to leave the house without accidentally killing others or themselves. But once in a while, you go out with someone, and everything is right. You click with them. You can’t imagine them not being in your life. Every time I see a movie, I chase that. It’s not like being an addict, where I’m looking to recreate a certain sensation. It’s more about engaging... Read More