Incendies Film Review: The Intricacies of Family Past, Hidden Truths, and Generational Wounds “Childhood is a knife stuck in your throat.” The notary read aloud Canadian Nawal Marwan’s last words encapsulated in her will. Marwan’s children sat opposite him. He attentively read the rest of the document, muddled in obscurities, disclosing Nawal’s final request for […]

Aladdin film poster comparison. Screen capture from YouTube. In May 2019, Disney released a live-action version of Aladdin, which tells the story of an affable street-urchin who accepts the services of a trickster genie to win over the sultan's daughter, Jasmine. The film is an adaptation of a folktale from the 18th-century, Arabic-language collection, A [...]