Film and TV
Coco: Capitalist Appropriation of Mexican Tradition
In the midst of heightened xenophobia and anti-Latino sentiment in Donald Trump’s USA, Disney’s newest animated hit, Coco, appropriates an old Mexican tradition.
Juan CastellanosNovember 22, 2017
BoJack Horseman: A Manic-Depressive Horse, Loosely Based on Bertolt Brecht
The third season of the cult show BoJack Horseman came out on Netflix in July. Many consider it a satire of the narcissistic world of Hollywood. But in reality, producer Raphael Bob-Waksberg has created a unique work of art about depression – using some of Brecht's tools.
Nathaniel FlakinMarch 18, 2017