People Are Problematic: The (Movie) Theater of Hypocrisy Or How the Populace Fucks Up Populism
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People Are Problematic: The (Movie) Theater of Hypocrisy Or How the Populace Fucks Up Populism

I had a very interesting experience in a movie theater recently.  A populist hypocrisy of the movie going masses sort of experience. Like millions of other people throughout the country, I excitedly lined up at a movie theater at midnight on March 23rd to see the premiere of The Hunger Games.  I read the entire … Continue reading

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Suggested Reading » Jennifer Lawrence’s body: not skinny enough to play Katniss?

A baffling, infuriating trend has cropped up in reviews of The Hunger Games: critics bodysnarking on Jennifer Lawrence. “A few years ago Ms. Lawrence might have looked hungry enough to play Katniss,” writes the New York Times’ Manohla Dargis, “but now, at 21, her seductive, womanly figure makes a bad fit for a dystopian fantasy … Continue reading