Disobedience is the story of Ronit, a 32-year-old woman whose father’s death forces her to return to the Orthodox Jewish community she grew up in, and also to Esti, her first love, who still lives there and practices the faith of their youth.
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“This is Carol asking Therese on a damn cross-country trip like I would ask someone if they wanted to share an appetizer.”
At least one-third of the lesbian and bisexual female characters in major studio films last year appeared on-screen for under ten seconds, which is only one of many problems revealed by GLAAD’s 2016 Studio Responsibility Index.
Let her rest.
I needed Bollywood to show me it was possible to be a South Asian queer woman who could find love and have a happy ending.
How far is heaven?
“This movie is like visual Zoloft in that I haven’t worried about anything while watching it but I haven’t felt alive either.”
It’s a lesbian movie miracle.
Like a spinning top on a checker board, these are the days of our lives.
How lucky that I’m perfectly within my right as a citizen to disregard the original plot of a movie that’s been out for 28 years and choose to instead interpret their connection as romantic and not platonic.
I Still Know What You Did in Waterloo
It’s too easy to note that small places are slow at addressing issues of gender and sexuality while not exploring why. This is the answer to the why (and it’s one that AWOL addresses exceptionally well): Because there are far bigger fish to fry.
Misandrist. Lesbian. Vampires.
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“First everybody chews spaghetti really loud.”
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“If Carol really wanted an Oscar for Best Picture, Haynes should have had Harge and Carol reunite as he sewed a severed arm back onto her body and chased away the bear that mauled her, waving his torch and singing the song of heroic, indispensable men and dudes and fellas and lads and boys and brotherhoods, all along the way.”
“Also known as ‘spiraling,’ this is the emotional comedown. Like drugs, your serotonin levels have been depleted and possibly you’re dehydrated. You’ve witnessed for maybe the first time in your life a realistic portrayal of all of those times your heart has screamed until it got short of breath and girl you are reeeeeeeling.”