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Women at the CIFF: Carrie Pilby – A Review

Women at the CIFF: Carrie Pilby – A Review

Sometimes, no matter how well crafted your film is, it can’t hide poor writing. Susan Johnson’s Carrie Pilby (2016) stars Bel Powley in the titular role, alongside Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrne and Vanessa Bayer. That’s a lot of bigger names [...]

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The Real Horror Story of Get Out

The Real Horror Story of Get Out

Jordan Peele’s Get Out is one of those films where the audience either makes it or breaks it. I’ve seen this film twice in theaters now, but it was honestly like I was watching a completely different movie the second [...]

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Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2017 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2017 Anime

Winter is winding down, and spring is upon us. That means the end of the dreaded winter anime season and the beginning of a new one. Crunchyroll is calling this the season of light novel adaptations, and it's no wonder: [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 6

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 6

Crisis averted -- to some extent. The beginnings of a love triangle form between three of Hori and Miyamura's friends, and Hori and Miyamura experience new stages in their relationship that make Miyamura recall his lonely past before meeting Hori at [...]

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The Rise of LGBTQ+ YA Literature

The Rise of LGBTQ+ YA Literature

Up until the 1960s, YA fiction mainly consisted of idealized characters and happy endings. But as authors such as Ann Head and Paul Zindel debuted stories detailing realistic issues faced and colloquial language used by the teenagers at the time, [...]

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