Left Out of the Joke: Gender Inequality in Humor
Traditionally in film and television, women aren't allowed to be a person on their own. They have to be subservient to a man, better/worse than another woman, or silent. This can be seen clearly in the history of comedies.
The Future of LGBTQ+ Stories
Hollywood has heard of two queer stories:
I'm just like you, but I'm gay
I'll die a horrible death (most likely by AIDS)
I set out to argue against only telling these two stories as well as offer some suggestions to portray the wide expanse of possibilities.
Have the Golden Globes Met a Woman?
This article analyzes the lack of female representation in the 2020 Golden Globes. By locking women directors and writers from filmmaking's most sought after awards, the industry is essentially shutting down the female voice.
Review: "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"
As an assignment from Hollywood Insider, I reviewed the newly-released "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood." I applauded Tom Hank's performance as Fred Rodgers, allowing people of all ages to revel in the kind children's show host messages of acceptance, forgiveness, and friendship.