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Strange Liberals

An article for the Pacific Standard from 2019 asks the question: Why is Hollywood so Liberal? This article, by Tom Jacobs, opens thus: “The worlds of movies, television, and theater are overwhelmingly populated by political liberals”. This claim is supported, as indeed Jacobs so supports it with an embedded link, by an article in theContinue reading “Strange Liberals”

A Stark Bickle

Martin Scorsese recently courted controversy by claiming that Superhero movies were “not cinema”. Quite what he means by “cinema” here only he can say for, however venerated he may be, surely he has no more say in defining the term than do the rest of us. It might seem that the opinion of one of theContinue reading “A Stark Bickle”


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