Jovana Jankovic

Jovana is a critic, cultural worker, and student of media aesthetics. Her writing has appeared in Afterimage, C Magazine, and the Canadian Journal of Film Studies, among other publications. In addition to cinema, her interests include cheese, wine, etymology, tennis, celebrity gossip, and the politics of representation.

spring breakers

Review: Spring Breakers

The saccharine Disney starlet Selena Gomez plays the least bad-ass of a group of four college girls who head out to Florida for spring…


A hard-hearted look at kids’ films

I stand before you ready to fully admit my perhaps excessive serious-mindedness. I’ve rarely been able to enjoy a film “just for fun”. There…

Tom Cruise as "Jack Reacher"

Review: Jack Reacher

Jack Reacher is a recurring protagonist in the crime thriller literature of Lee Child. The film Jack Reacher (an adaptation of Lee’s novel One…

A scene from "Floating City"

Reel Asian Review: Floating City

In Ho Yim‘s   Floating City , we follow a young man on his lifelong journey from Chinese fishing boat to pedigreed employee of…