America paints a new international enemy every few decades that causes a vicious cycle of racism

America paints a new international enemy every few decades. It’s a cyclical process where nobody wins and everyone loses.

I recently revisited Bad Day at Black Rock, a 1955 film directed by John Sturges which stars Spencer Tracey as John Macreedy, a one-armed traveler who stops in a rural town…

A stylized version of the Arthurian Legend that sometimes sacrifices clarity for style.

The Green Knight is directed and written by David Lowery (A Ghost Story). It’s a retelling of the poem and story of the same name, written in the times of Arthurian Legend.

The film stars Dev Patel…

The tonal whiplash of Black Widow undermines the emotional weight behind a strong female character that never got her chance to shine.

**Spoilers Below**

Black Widow is directed by Cate Shortland (Lore, Somersault) and stars Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanov A.K.A Black Widow, the long-time Russian assassin and Avenger that has been in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since Iron Man 2 was released in 2010.

While appearing in a higher number of…

Large scale issues are addressed using the same archaic, regressive and damaging policies as the previous administration

We’re nearing the three month point in Joe Biden’s presidency. He’s been met with praise for some of his progressive cabinet picks and reverting a lot former president Donald Trumps’ regressive social policies…

Time and time again we keep seeing the stock market’s performance falsely conflated with the economy’s performance

The stock market’s performance is something you’ve probably constantly heard mentioned in the past year, especially during the pandemic. However, the context in which you’ve likely heard it referenced is about how great it is for the economy. The problem is the stock market’s performance is not indicative of how…

Writing outside of your comfort zone can be intimidating, but it’s best to make sure you learn something in the process

I’ve been writing screenplays for six years and just began getting into journalism and personal essays a little over a year ago. Almost the entirety of my writing has been met with zero boundaries or restrictions. I’ve always done what I wanted to do. …

Cameron Craig

Writer and screenwriter based in the Boston area. I write film analysis, reviews and commentary and engage in leftist politics. Twitter@CameronCraig_93

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store