Powerful people insisting that they’re oppressed when they’re criticized doesn’t make anyone more free.
If his story is a Moses parallel, it’s one that inverts the story so that it’s about assimilation, rather than liberation.
Why does Bari Weiss being called a ghoul equal the fall of America, while government prosecution of protesting journalists is barely worthy of comment
While Nazi-inspired aesthetics and plots provide “Star Wars” with a convenient shorthand for “evil,” the ideological core of Nazism’s evil is missing.
The “alt-right” uses humor and memes, allowing it to make racism and anti-Semitism seem cool, interesting, funny.
“The show imagines a future in which marginalized people can stand at the center of the universe, have fun adventures, and love each other.”
“The film dispenses with any mention of anti-Semitism, just as it dispenses with any mention of racism.”
Director Eli Roth himself — a Jewish director, is peddling an openly fascist white empowerment fantasy.
“Spiderman: Homecoming” is an immensely enjoyable film — but it ignores the issues of anti-Semitism inherent in his superhero origin story.
“Johansson has also been successful because she projects an alienation from her own perfection.”