I just saw The Croods on Netflix. So I dug out my old Tumblr post on it. One of my better analyses from back then. http://sildarmillionsays.tumblr.com/post/46815555853/why-i-liked-the-croods-so-much
So apparently this year was the 15 year anniversary of Mean Girls, which blew my mind! It still feels like just a few years ago. It was amazing when it came out and it still holds up. But there is one tiny weakness. http://sildarmillionsays.tumblr.com/post/45558762809/the-weakest-link-of-mean-girls
Since the Downton Abbey movie just came out, I figured I will post another of my old Tumblr posts. I never did go back to the show because a soap is a soap no matter how much you dress it up with high production value and sophisticated period piece aesthetics. Don't know if they did … Continue reading Feminism as a Plot-Point rather than as an Ideology
This is one my Tumblr posts that I like best because I double down on defending a movie and a character I don't like. That being said, I love the songs in this movie.
Well, Luke Cage was likely a big hit. It got a lot of praise at any rate, but I don't know what Netflix viewing numbers look like. I finished the show, and I liked it, even though it took me a while to get into it. Of the Marvel-Netflix shows, I haven't reviewed any of them, … Continue reading Marvel-Netflix. And Foggy Nelson.
This is one my more interesting Tumblr posts, only because it actually got a negative response. Two people reblogged it, calling it "bullshit". I should have asked them why they thought so. Reading it over again, I think I did a good job carefully explaining why I have a problem with Ginny and how most … Continue reading My Problem with Ginny
My most popular Tumblr post (poor by usual Tumblr standards I'm sure). I also like this post quite a bit myself. A friend of mine responded to it here, and I responded back here.
In my last post, I commented on members of the HP cast who gave fantastic performances, but redefined the characters from the books. Here is a shoutout to the characters who captured the book characters really well in my opinion. James and Oliver Phelps as Fred and George Weasley brought an energy to the screen … Continue reading The HP Cast: Those Who Captured Their Book Counterparts
Evanna Lynch was the perfect Luna Lovegood. Maggie Smith was the perfect Professor McGonagall. Alan Rickman was the perfect Severus Snape. Imelda Staunton was the perfect Dolores Umbridge. Helena Bonham Carter was the perfect Bellatrix Lestrage. Now, I’m sure not everyone agrees with the above, but I get the feeling that this is the general … Continue reading The HP Cast: Those Who Redefined the Characters
So, you may have heard about casting of award winning actor Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. And the controversy surrounding that is the reaction of many fans to the fact that the actor is black. Whereas, Hermione is definitely, white right? Not necessarily. J.K. Rowling didn't seem to think … Continue reading Hermione Granger, Emma Watson, and Noma Dumezweni