Dunkirk

Dunkirk is a sensory feast but one that leaves me concerned about its palpable nostalgia for an era before women’s liberation and civil rights movements.”

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Grade: DLi
LOEV

LOEV has its heart in the right place but suffers from uneven storytelling and a lack of female characters, both of which hurt its Mediaversity score.”

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Okja

“This is a fascinating time for film. Globalization is producing nascent experiments in multicultural filmmaking; some miss the mark while others, such as Bong’s Okja, present true creativity and collaboration.”

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Women of color are either sexual objects or played off for laughs. For example, Mantis—found by Ego and raised as his servant and ‘pet— seems to be written explicitly for the film to indulge in submissive Asian stereotypes.”

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Grade: DLi
Logan

“At some point, we need to stop glorifying the deaths of saintly, self-sacrificial minorities and women, and instead offer them better roles and agency over their own lives.”

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