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How Do We Turn on the Light?

How Do We Turn on the Light?

The week since the presidential election has been extremely difficult. I’m having a very hard time coming to terms with the Trump presidency for myriad reasons I don’t think I need to explain here. The Harry Potter series seems like [...]

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Throwback Review: Dead Poets Society

Throwback Review: Dead Poets Society

There are some movies that are so iconic, they get parodied into oblivion. There’s a good chance that even if you’ve never seen Dead Poets Society, you’ve seen something that has referenced it. As far as ‘inspirational teacher’ movies go, [...]

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Problematic Favorites: Love, Actually is Garbage

Problematic Favorites: Love, Actually is Garbage

I really like the movie Love, Actually. Often when I talk about romantic comedies, I feel the need to express my awareness that they’re kind of embarrassing. But not with this one. I’ve always enthusiastically expressed my enjoyment of it. I’ve [...]

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The Problem With Midnight in Paris

The Problem With Midnight in Paris

Have you ever seen a movie you felt was written just for you? When the plot, sense of humor, actors and characters, the music, and even the costumes seem like someone took them right out of your own imagination? That [...]

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Our Favorite (Problematic) Characters

Our Favorite (Problematic) Characters

My favorite problematic character is Belle from Beauty and the Beast. I always liked her when I was younger because she reads books, and I read books! And I was also drawn to the brunette princesses as a brunette myself. [...]

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The Monogatari Series: A (Problematic) Favorite Anime

The Monogatari Series: A (Problematic) Favorite Anime

Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the Monogatari anime series. Anime—it can be so problematic, and yet, I love it so much! Like all forms of media, anime can be entertaining and thought-provoking, but also highly offensive. It contains its [...]

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Please Don’t Remake Indiana Jones

Please Don’t Remake Indiana Jones

Chris Pratt is America’s sweetheart and I love it. I loved him when he was a doughy goofball on Parks and Recreation, and I loved him as chiseled, swaggering Star Lord. He even made Jurassic World worth watching with the [...]

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