God’s Own Country

Movie Written and directed by Francis Lee Reviewed by Anonymous The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 0 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 3 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 2 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes **CW: nudity** This is a gay love story. The disability representation is a man who has a stroke. The mainContinue reading “God’s Own Country”

Pride

Movie Rated R Directed by Matthew Warchus Reviewed by Alex Kolodney The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 0 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 4 Body Size Representation: 2.5 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No Based on the true story of the group Lesbians and Gay Support the Miners, which was formed in LondonContinue reading “Pride”

Mary and Max

Movie By Adam Elliot Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 1 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 5 Body Size Representation: 5 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 4 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 4 Own Voice: No The story of Mary and Max begins when Mary, a lonely, unpopular Australian little girl, desperate for companionship impulsively writes to a randomContinue reading “Mary and Max”

Over the Moon

Movie Rated PG By Glen Keane, John Kahrs  Reviewed by Lyla The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 1 Disability Representation: 1 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 1 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: No As a Chinese American, I really related to this story. The Chinese customs and stories were very authentic. TheContinue reading “Over the Moon”

But I’m A Cheerleader

Movie Rated R By Jamie Babbit  Reviewed by Mia The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 3.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 1 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 2 Religious Representation: 2 Own Voice: Yes. Both the director and the screenplay writer are members of the lgbtq+ community. But I’m A Cheerleader is a story aboutContinue reading “But I’m A Cheerleader”

Thor: Ragnarok

Movie PG-13 Directed by Taika Waititi  Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 3 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0.2 Disability Representation: 3 Body Size Representation: 0.5 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 3 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Not really There is a prominent black character who was intended to be bisexual. There are one-eyed characters. There are someContinue reading “Thor: Ragnarok”

Coco

Movie PG Directed by Lee Unkrich Produced by Darla K. Anderson Written by Adrian Molina and Matthew Aldrich Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 1.2 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 2 Socioeconomic Representation: 4 Mental Health Representation: 2 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: Yes The movie is about a Mexican family. There’sContinue reading “Coco”

Black Panther

Movie PG-13 Written by Joe Robert Cole Directed by Ryan Coogler Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 3 Socioeconomic Representation: 2 Mental Health Representation: 1 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes It’s about the royal family of an African country, so all but two of theContinue reading “Black Panther”

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu)

Type of Media Rated R Written and Directed by Céline Sciamma Reviewed by Anonymous The following are out of 5: Racial Representation: 0 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes. The writer and director is a lesbian. **Contains spoilers** There are pretty much no men inContinue reading “Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu)”

Minari

Movie PG 13 Directed by Lee Isaac Chung Reviewed by Anonymous Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 4 Body Size Representation: 3 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 3 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: Yes This year at Sundance I was able to bump some vouchers off of a friendContinue reading “Minari”