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50 States of Food and Film: Part 1

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Since I’ve mostly run out of Disney films to come up with matching meals for, I decided to embark on a new challenge that combines two things I love: food and films. This… Continue reading

Review: ‘Girl on Girl: An Original Documentary’ (2015)

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On Sunday, December 11th I attended a screening of Girl on Girl: An Original Documentary (2015). This was an important film for me. As someone who identifies as a feminine member of the… Continue reading

Casting Call: Egyptian Mythology

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It’s no secret that Hollywood has a whitewashing problem. I didn’t bother to see Gods of Egypt (2016) so I can’t speak to its plot, but the film’s casting alone is cringe-worthy. Egyptian mythology… Continue reading

5 Shows to Watch for Their Female Casts

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Do you need some female-majority shows to hold you over until Orange is the New Black returns? Here’s a bunch of shows that feature a plethora of three-dimensional female characters. They’re all binge-worthy,… Continue reading

10 Great Horror Directors of the 21st Century

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Horror seems to be reemerging as an art form in the last decade and a half, specifically in the last five or so years. Below I’ve listed, in my personal preference order, ten… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Don’t Breathe’ (2016)

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Directed By: Fede Alvarez (Evil Dead) Starring: Jane Levy, Stephen Lang, Dylan Minnette, and Daniel Zovatto Plot: Three friends rob houses to make it through their tough lives in Detroit. They decide to make… Continue reading

TV’s Top 10 Scream Queens

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When we think of Scream Queens we usually picture the ladies of our favorite horror films getting slashed and shot at. Series such as Scream, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Halloween have… Continue reading

Theater Review: Branagh’s Romeo and Juliet (2016)

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This production was directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh at the Kenneth Branagh Theater Company as part of their Plays at the Garrick series. The play runs from May through August of this year but… Continue reading

Why We Need a Female Ghostbusters

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or The Issue of Female Representation in Film I recently saw the new Ghostbusters (2016) film and I loved it. I loved seeing four different women working together for the same cause. I… Continue reading

Showdown! Clueless vs Mean Girls

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Today’s installment of Showdown! pits two of the most beloved teen comedies against each other: Clueless (1995) and Mean Girls (2004). With almost a decade separating the two films, they have each carved out a place for themselves in… Continue reading