Social realism

“House of Gucci”: so maybe Prada the devil should not wear

Adam Driver, Jeremy Irons, Al Pacino, Jared Leto, Jack Huston – it’s quite a cast – they too play Italians and speak English with Italian accents on the stage. It’s true that Hollywood realism has its limits, especially in the crowd-pleasing and chic and popping ‘House of Gucci’ genre. But …

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The Magical Realism of “Squid Game” Shows the Contradictions of Funny Money and Shady Contracts

Note: The following article contains spoilers for “Squid Game”. In the hit Netflix series Squid game, players participate in deadly children’s games in order to win money. By some shady calculations, the lives of players are valued less than their debt. A huge plexiglass piggy bank hanging over their barracks …

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Colombian Embassy cosplays as the last set for a Disney film

The Colombian ambassador’s residence in Washington was dressed Thursday as the home of Disney’s latest animated feature, “Encanto,” a magical realism story set in the mountains of Colombia. The Tony Residence, a 1905 mansion built for businessman Thomas T. Gaff, was adorned with flowers and faux brick tiles, hiding the …

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Who are community riots for?

Tue Nov 9, 2021 12:00 AM Last update: Tue Nov 9, 2021 12:15 AM Instead of dividing the country, recent community attacks on Hindus have brought the entire people together to protest the heinous acts of violence. This photo was taken during a protest in Dhaka on October 24, 2021. …

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Letters to the Editor | The Economist

November 6, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. Letters are welcome by e-mail at [email protected] A comedy of manners It was no surprise to watch Dave Chappelle push the limits of American property in …

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