#OscarsSoWhite Scorecard

This week is the Oscars, which means around the country, people are cramming in their last chances to have social media bragging rights over whether they watched all the Oscar-nominated movies before the Oscars broadcast.

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Movies I’m Weirdly Obsessed With: Carolina

You ever watch a movie that, as you’re watching it, you think, “this is garbage, why am I doing this to myself?” and then it ends and you feel compelled to watch it over and over again. Welcome to my life when I discovered Carolina on WE in the early 2000s.

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Movie Looks: Practical Magic

A few years ago, a friend and I walked to several video stores in the West Village looking for a copy of Practical Magic. The first video attendant actually tried to look for a DVD for us. At the second store, they laughed in our faces. Another store had no idea what we were even talking about. Read More Movie Looks: Practical Magic

Mad Max: Fury Road And The Great Feminism Debate

After all the hoopla, debate, and thinkpieces, I finally saw Mad Max: Fury Road last night and it did not disappoint. The movie was a masterpiece of the senses and totally overwhelmed me with how engaging it was on all fronts. By about 15 minutes in, I was at the edge of my seat whispering, “this is amazing. This is AMAZING!” to myself. Basically, I loved it. I’m listening to the soundtrack as I type this. Read More Mad Max: Fury Road And The Great Feminism Debate

Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe

It is a peak time to be a Marvel fan right now. Avengers: Age of Ultron is coming close to finally opening. Agent Carter was an awesome miniseries, and Daredevil is blowing up social media. I figured I would countdown all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe properties, including both the television and movie properties. However, this list only includes the actual MCU, not just Marvel characters or teams, which means no X-Men or Spiderman.  Read More Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Fifty Shades of Garbage: Why You Should Skip this Cinematic Abomination

Just when I thought I’d never have to hear about this trainwreck of a book again, they’ve apparently made a trainwreck of a movie out of it, and it’s coming out on Valentine’s Day. How… romantic?

Anyway, you shouldn’t watch this movie, and you should encourage everyone you know not to watch it either. Here’s why. Read More Fifty Shades of Garbage: Why You Should Skip this Cinematic Abomination

Emma Watson as Belle in Beauty and the Beast Remake: A Win for Feminism

In case you’re wondering why #BeautyAndTheBeast is trending outta nowhere, it’s because Emma Watson announced on Monday that she’s signed on to portray the beloved character of Belle in a live-action version of Disney’s 1991 animated landmark, Beauty and the Beast. Read More Emma Watson as Belle in Beauty and the Beast Remake: A Win for Feminism