Michelle Orange

 

Michelle Orange is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

Latest Stories

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    The Bronx is burning in the introductory episodes of The Get Down, Netflix’s new series that presents as urban-cinematic fable the genesis of rap. The cluttered, over-caffeinated 90-minute pilot, directed by creator and executive producer Baz Luhr...

  • In the months preceding his death from AIDS complications in 1994, British filmmaker Derek Jarman was asked by an interviewer how he wanted to be remembered. "I think it would be marvelous to evaporate," replied a visibly delighted Jarman. "I...

  • Hannah Arendt is an unlikely social-media star. Newly relevant 40 years after her death, the German-born philosopher's work is distinctly ill-suited to contemporary tools of relevance. Twitter's context of no context values aphorism, parody and...

  • 8 months ago | Film and TV

    Hannah Arendt is unlikely to be a social media star. Newly relevant 40 years after her death, the German-born philosopher’s work is distinctly ill-suited to contemporary tools of relevance. Twitter’s context of no context values aphorism, parody a...

  • In Zootopia, animals do a lot of the things that animals in Disney movies usually do: They speak, to begin with; they walk upright and wear funny clothes; they exhibit attitudes that align or ironically misalign with their species'...

  • 9 months ago | Film and TV

    In Zootopia, animals do a lot of the things that animals in Disney movies usually do: They speak, to begin with; they walk upright and wear funny clothes; they exhibit attitudes that align or ironically misalign with their species' appearance and ...

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