Burning Treats Women Like Sexual Fantasy

While there may be a deeper meaning behind Burning, the script has a serious problem with the treatment of women in the film. Burning focuses on aspiring fiction writer Jongsu (Ah-in Yoo).   His life isn’t really interesting to say the least.  His father’s troubles with the law have led him to move back to the Paju home in order to take care of the farm.  Needing financial income, he picks up jobs here and there. …

"Burning Treats Women Like Sexual Fantasy"

TIFF 2018: First Wave of Titles Announced

The first wave of titles were unveiled this morning ahead of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), running September 6-16. Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentation programming of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival. All in all, there were 17 Galas and 30 Special Presentations in the first announcement.  This includes 21 World Premieres,…

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