Why Movie Reviews Equating Dory’s Memory Loss with Dementia Irks Me

In Disney’s 2003 blockbuster film Finding Nemo, one of the main characters—a memory-impaired tang fish named Dory—frequently utters the tagline “Just keep swimming.” In a “neuropsychological” film review, Danielle Brinckman refers to this tagline as “aquatic advice for coping with amnesia.” While the film itself, as well as its sequel Finding Dory, does not reveal […]

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