One of the Hollywood's most prevalent stereotypes of Asian women is the "dragon lady." The Take's YouTube channel explains the origin of the trope and why it's so damaging. Hopefully, this stereotype will finally die with movies like Shang-Chi: and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Crazy Rich Asians.
A few years ago, Quentin Tarantino announced he was eyeing retirement after his 10th feature film. Tarantino has frequently compared directors to boxers, claiming that both have a finite window of activity where their skills can flourish. However, in Tarantino's estimation, practitioners that find themselves on the wrong side of the window are forced to… READ THE REST
There's a predictable narrative arc associated with celebrity. At first, the celebrity will become the center of attention for either their skills or appearance. After ascending to the upper echelon of public interest, they'll either make a crappy piece of art or a horrible life choice that causes their professional stock to plummet. Once a… READ THE REST
In 1975, Garrett Brown invented the Steadicam, the now-common technology that enables a camera operator to move around while isolating the camera itself from the herky-jerky motion, resulting in a smooth shot. The test footage above is what inspired, and allowed, director John G. Avildsen to shoot the iconic steps scene in Rocky, seen below.… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The days are cold, dark, and numb, but that shouldn't stop you from being your most authentic self: a homebody sitting on the sofa while rubbing your legs together like a… READ THE REST