Turning Red and the curious case of criticism

Adrian George Nicolae
2 min readMar 25, 2022
Photo by Monika Kozub on Unsplash

It’s been a few weeks since Turning Red, the new smash hit from Pixar, hit the airwaves on Disney+.

And almost from the start there has been criticism. Mainly from men.

But before we go into that, let’s look at the story of this movie.

It’s a coming of age story, about a girl who, overnight, has her first period. Yet, instead of…