Angelica Jade Bastién
Legion isn’t as good as people think
Critics and fans should demand more complexity from the superhero genre.
The Oscars have always had a poor record with black filmmakers
Hollywood has to look back before it can move forward.
Mahershala Ali is ready to be a leading man
But even an Academy Award win doesn’t guarantee success for black actors.
America is afraid of ambitious women, even on TV
TV’s antiheroines are only allowed to show power if it can be explained away with a tragic backstory.
The gore and glory of ‘Jackie’
Pablo Larraín’s film finds hidden contours in a well-worn icon by framing her story with horror and suspense.
Female androids should be more than vengeful sexbots
Their story arcs in TV and film are often limiting.
Calling a TV show “feminist” doesn’t make it feminist
Blanket labels restrict the way we talk about progress on TV.