Category Films

“You Only Like that Character Because he’s Hot” or Some Thoughts on the Invalidation of Women’s Voices

“You only like that character because the actor who plays him is hot.” Oh, how that set of words makes me burn with the fury of thousand pissed off volcanoes. Or something like that. Apply the comparison of your choice here. Metaphor, simile, whichever you like. The point is, these words make me upset, and […]

Confessions of a Fangirl

What with the release of the new Star Trek movie, the announcement of Amazon World’s fanfiction publishing platform, and Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr, fandom and fanfiction have found themselves in the spotlight and in the news quite a lot recently, even making their way into a recent edition of the Washington Post Express here in […]

So Les Misérables…Is it Worth all the Hype?

In answer to the title of this blog post? Yes. Absolutely, positively, YES. There’s been a huge amount of hype surrounding Les Mis over the past several weeks due to the movie’s release in the U.S.  on Christmas Day and just a few days ago in Britain and several other countries. This movie has been […]