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Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for the Movie Fan

Do you have a movie fan in your life? Have they already received a Star Wars box set, the best of Scorsese, and a Breakfast at Tiffany’s poster? Then this is the gift guide for you! 

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Pop Culture

45* Women of Color in Science-Fiction/Fantasy Movies

This isn’t a definitive list of women of color in film. This isn’t a “best of” list, or a list of the most complicated or progressive characters in science-fiction or fantasy. This is simply a list of women of color in science-fiction and fantasy films. I tried to make it as full as possible, but […]

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Pop Culture

Crowdsourcing: Women of Color in Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Two weeks ago, I extolled the virtues of Mako Mori in Pacific Rim.

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Pop Culture

Counterpoint: The Women in Pacific Rim Problem

There aren’t a lot of women who look like me leading summer Hollywood blockbusters.

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Movies

Pacific Rim: Everything You Always Wanted In a Giant Robot Movie

Growing up a fan of giant monsters and giant robots, I was excited when Guillermo Del Toro announced he was working on a mecha vs kaiju film. Del Toro is a fanboy at heart so I trusted he would take the source material and put his spin on it. His handling of Hellboy really spoke […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Surprise Favorite Movie Genre

Summer always brings some great movies and a lot of them are big blow up your face type action movies. I am not always an action girl but there is a particular type of action film people are surprised I love. I love Tokusatsu films, specifically the subgenres of Kaiju and giant robots. I grew […]