Knowing Your Place

Bad Day at Black Rock

Movies don’t do bullies very well; they tend to over embellish, over-dramatise, oversimplify, de-contextualise. More importantly, the one thing that matters most in the bully’s world, their relationship with their victim, tends to be written out of the telling in favour of subject-object, action-reaction scenarios that de-legitimise the views of the bully, while also substituting […]