“Death Note” and Morality

(NOTE: While I am quite familiar with the Death Note manga, the anime, and previous film adaptations, I am not going to compare this recent adaptation to those. Yes, it’s an Americanized version for an Americanized audience, and such things are generally problematic. For the sake of avoiding the same tired arguments about adaptation, I’m… Continue reading “Death Note” and Morality

“Gone Girl” and Feminism (Part 1)

With March being Women’s History Month, the library at the University put up a display with several different books to commemorate the month. There were biographies of many different great women from history, a few books on feminism, and the novel Gone Girl by Gilliam Flynn. I was familiar with the film adaptation but had… Continue reading “Gone Girl” and Feminism (Part 1)