Written as an exploitation film parody, this feminist dystopian comic is sure to make many feel “noncompliant”. Of course, life on the Auxillary Compliance Outpost known as Bitch Planet isn’t easy.
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There were moments of unsatisfied narrative threads throughout the film, such as the mention of a father who never showed up although the step mother continuously said “he’s on his way.” And perhaps this would have been a lovely analogy of someone enduring dissatisfaction (since when is real life ever so neat?).
Part of this book’s message is to preserve a few moments of history, to return a bit of what was lost during Hurricane Katrina. Poetry aided in commemorating this event so that it will remain in the collective memory of this country. It is a service to those whose words were lost and to those who have endured Hurricane Katrina and are now enduring Hurricane Harvey.
It’s beautifully written and it’s the perfect way to learn more about the people in this great country of ours.
Although released in 2014, México Pelágico is a story that can transcend time simply because it is a film that illustrates a group’s collective desire for sharing with the public the need to care for this planet — specifically for the health of the oceans.
I picked it up because of the premise -- it’s timely and unique. It’s also a translation, which prompted me to read it because I love exploring books from cultures and languages other than my own.
With gorgeous illustrations and impeccable linework, I was hooked by the first page; the writing is fast paced but continually creates a story of oppression and a steady rise to power.