The Darjeeling Limited

Interracial Relationships: The Roundup

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Check out all of the posts from our Interracial Relationships Theme Week here.

Negotiating Race as the Female Indian Love Interest in ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ and ‘The Darjeeling Limited’

Bend It Like Beckham

Both ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ and ‘The Darjeeling Limited’ examine Indian women and their romances with white men. Within the interracial relationships explored in these respective films, both Jess and Rita… are burdened with navigating deeply impressed racial boundaries as they move through a modern society.

Travel Films Week: Dialogic Explorations on ‘The Darjeeling Limited’ and ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’

This is a guest review by Steffen Loick and Ingrid Bettwieser. At a hasty glance, movies often tell stories about traveling to talk about the processes of longing. Longing for far about places, for something new, for something unachieved. As it seems, what is inscribed in the narrative of traveling in the end is the […]

2013 Golden Globes Week: An Open Letter to Owen Wilson Regarding ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

This is a guest post by Molly McCaffrey and is cross-posted with permission. Movie poster for Moonrise Kingdom Dear Mr. Wilson, For many years, I believe people had the sense that Wes Anderson was the genius behind the three films you co-wrote with him: Bottle Rocket, Rushmore,  and The Royal Tenenbaums. This is probably because […]