Review of two book: Claudine, a 1978 manga about a transgender man facing bullying; and My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness, the true account of a young homosexual woman who had to face depression and social expectations.
Why I think dialogues in films are not as important as people may want to believe. Cinema is mainly a visual media, let's focus more on the image and what it can tell.
Sometimes a dream takes you somewhere you wouldn't have expected. This is a story of a girl who was deeply moved by her saddest dream ever.
What do people mean when they say they "identify" with a character? I argue that most of a time, it's empathy, and identification comes with customisation, but I may be wrong, hey!
I have had a discussion with a new friend I made in Montréal, who told me she went to a speed dating event and it was a lot of fun. So she suggested I should go to one and I rapidly replied I couldn't attend such an event, not because I don't like the concept (I did say it was a weird concept, but hey, don't you agree?), but because I'm just unable to do so.
It looks like a movie review at first, but the real subject actually starts at the second paragraph.
I went to see Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle last week, and I might say, it was a very good surprise. I didn't expect much, so it went beyond my expectations. First, it's a good entertainment. Dwayne Johnson and Karen Gillian are two of my current favourite comedians and I don't think a movie can really fail on the humour side if they're attached to it. [...]