Film

Dumplin’: A Solid End to a Bad Year for Fat Representation

This review contains some minor spoilers for the new Netflix film, Dumplin’ – 2018 hasn’t been a fantastic year for fat media. Insatiable gave us a thin actress in a fat suit, and a storyline saying she could only be popular and get revenge once she lost weight from being physically incapable …

It’s Been a Real Slice: Disney’s Hercules 20 Years On

Disney’s Hercules was released 20 years ago, placing it right in the middle of the studio’s renaissance. With directorial team Musker and Clements at the helm and music from Alan Menken, it seemed impossible for Hercules not to sit amongst Disney’s most memorable and well regarded features — yet it’s …