Author: Willow Maclay

Willow Maclay is a Cinephile residing in St. John's, Newfoundland. Her interest in cinema began as a young girl growing up with the films of Clint Eastwood and Hayao Miyazaki. She's passionate about many different subjects, including everything from wrestling to feminism, but her true passions lie in cinema. She's currently trying to figure out how to roller skate so she can join a roller derby team.

Shine On: Transgender Allegory in Under the Skin

Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin is a vague science fiction picture loaded with images both abstract and very blunt. The content of those images covers many different ideas, but my reading of this picture is specifically about what it means to be a transgender woman in a society that doesn’t see that as normative behaviour. The transgender community is ignored… Read more →