The One Weakness of Mean Girls

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

Feminism as a Plot-Point rather than as an Ideology

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

The Evolution of Men from Khal Drogo to Aquaman

One of the things about Aquaman that struck me was how he approached love-interest Mera. Based on movies that came out since the beginning of Hollywood, and the casting of the manliest man like Jason Momoa, we would have expected the hero to surely sweep the woman off her feet and sweep her into a … Continue reading The Evolution of Men from Khal Drogo to Aquaman

Disney’s Live-Action Fairy Tales

In my last post, I briefly talked about the Disney's live action remakes, and I thought I'd talk about them some more, a little bit more specifically. These won't be full-fledged reviews. Alice in Wonderland (and Alice Through the Looking Glass) These aren't remakes of course. I think they are meant to be continuations of … Continue reading Disney’s Live-Action Fairy Tales

Beauty and the Beast Review (ish)

I thought the movie was good...and I don't have a whole lot more to say about it. But I do have thoughts on other issues surrounding the movie! First, I'll give my quick review. Not taking into account the 1991 original, I thought this was a really good adaptation of the Beauty and the Beast … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast Review (ish)

My Problem with Ginny

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

Hermione Granger, Emma Watson, and Noma Dumezweni

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