Empire’s End: John Huston’s ‘The Man Who Would Be King’

The pleasure of the film is the old-fashioned exotic-seeming sensibility of the setting, harking back to classic old adventures like Gunga Din, but with the acerbic undercutting of white colonial arrogance. – Cinephilia & Beyond. More:


End Hollywood Sex Abuse: More Movies For & By Women

We are raised on a Hollywood diet that argues that the grim, determined, anti-authority male hero or anti-hero who neglects his family and/or is terrible to the few women in his life is a strong/complex male character. Hollywood prioritizes male-centric hero’s-journey action fantasies, war movies, mob dramas and angsty-white-guy morality tales as a matter of course. – Scott Mendelson, Forbes. More: