The Aspergirl Reviews: Mary and Max (Spoilers!)

Last time, in order to kickstart my  little series on autism in film for Autism Acceptance Month, I reviewed Denzel Washington’s interesting  character study “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”. This time around, I settled on the underrated claymation gem that is “Mary and Max”, as I have heard a lot of positive reviews about it’s portrayal of Asperger’s Syndrome from other bloggers.

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The Aspergirl Reviews: Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Spoilers!)

As April is Autism Acceptance Month, I thought that it would be interesting to take a look at how autism is presented in different forms of media, and at the same time, I’d be able to to do this in tandem with my entertainment and pop-culture site, The Kat’s Cafe. Over there, I’ll be reviewing it as a movie, tv show, or book; and I will also touch upon the performances of the actors and how accurately autism was portrayed in it. Over here, I’ll be doing a more in depth analysis of how autism was portrayed, why I think it worked or it didn’t work, and how much I could relate to it as well. Aside from films,  for this blog, I’ll also be highlighting neurodivergent characters as well, and giving an analysis on each of those characters.

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