What messages are movies delivering? What makes them work or not work? And why does that matter? Newbery Medal Winner Tae Keller and her husband Josh Nadel tackle these questions, and dissect the way movies both reflect and impact our culture. Tune in for story analysis, debates, a sprinkling of fun facts, and a whole lot of hot takes along the way.

Raya and the Last Dragon, and Asian Stories

3 months ago

This week is different, so we're doing something different.

00:00 <3 05:02 Let's discuss 06:06 The subtle significance of Raya's guilt 09:50 The depth of a ragtag crew 16:15 Southeast Asian representation 20:00 The world of the movie 26:55 Themes! 35:17 Is this a princess movie?

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Raya reviews:

https://www.digitalspy.com/movies/a35761466/raya-and-the-last-dragon-review-representation-southeast-asia/

https://studybreaks.com/tvfilm/raya-and-the-last-dragon/