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Radical (dis)engagement: The Jukebox scene from Y Tu Mama, Tambien

July 23, 2011


For a while I have been fascinated with films that call attention to themselves as films (as opposed to films that seek to mask their history using common techniques like seamless editing and steady camera movement). From watching a smattering of arthouse films that seek to disrupt the linear, totalized narrative by focusing primarily on […]

Ethical failings: ‘rape victim’ sentenced to three days imprisonment beside her ‘attacker’

July 20, 2011


An alleged rape victim has been sentenced to three days in jail for calling a defense attorney a bitch in a Detroit court of law on July 15th. The woman in question accused Curtis King of beating her with a chair and repeatedly raping her, deciding to testify to ensure that he ended up behind bars. During the very […]