Lupin Omar Sy season 2

“Lupin” Strikes Again

With the world morphing around us at an unsettling pace, the release of part two of Netflix’s Lupin felt like a reprieve from the questionable constructs of reality. The gloriously imperfect gentleman thief Assane Diop can be seen fist fighting and headbutting, evading the end of a spitting rifle, charming the two exasperated ladies in his life, reclaiming justice from the claws of Mr. Pellegrini and, naturally, outmanoeuvering everyone in the process.

Jewish masculinity

The Jewish Male Body

When we think about the Jewish male body, two contrasting images usually come to mind. The first, linked to the Israel Defense Forces, reflects a “tough” individual, both militarised and brawny. The second presents a gentle and delicate Jew, a yielding man hunched over the Torah. This depiction is closely associated with the Eastern European […]

Soldiers at war

Film Propaganda: World War I

Today, World War I brings to mind unprecedented carnage, as well as the manipulation of morality that left soldiers dealing not only with physical deformity, but an agnoised mind. The reason for the outbreak of the war seems confusing to us even today, and is often quickly bypassed in school. So what role did film […]


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