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Vagrant Queen: Star Wars in a Feminist Galaxy (Not Yours)

Picture this, if you will, in a galaxy far, far away (not yours): A scavenger with a hidden past gets hunted down by a vastly outnumbered, overpowered evil empire that wants to end the royal bloodline of a phantom menace…. Continue Reading →

IFC Films’ Swallow is Hard to Stomach

IFC Films made headlines last year when it bought the U.S. rights for the Carlo Mirabella-Davis film Swallow. This purchase was made shortly after the movie premiered to great accolades at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film’s star, Haley Bennett,… Continue Reading →

Sex, Drugs and Rivalries: Game Changers Fights the Video Game Wars

Per Matt Long before virtual reality, mobile games, MMORGs and LAN parties, you could find groundbreaking arcade game cabinets at your local gas station, bowling alley, roller skating rink and even department store, hoping to cash in on the fad…. Continue Reading →

Netflix Creates Magic in the New She-Ra Series

I would classify myself as a kidult. I’m a 41-year-old father with two kids and I think this show is rad. She-Ra rides her winged horse deftly between the line of genuinely optimistic and subversively sinister. While She-Ra and the… Continue Reading →

Creepy Girls Rock: Celebrating Women in Horror Month

Women in Horror Month rolls around every February and with it every year, we have the opportunity to showcase women in horror and encourage other women to participate. For more information on events held throughout the United States and internationally,… Continue Reading →

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: An Exploration Into Why You Need to See This Movie

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is the beautiful vision of a mature French filmmaker with an almost fifty-year-long love affair with the source material, which began in 1967 and ran for 43 years, comprising a collection of… Continue Reading →

Ahmanet is My Wonder Woman

By far the best part of the new Mummy film is, well, the Mummy. She is a female bad ass who knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to do what it takes to get it. What do you do… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman Saves the (DC) World

The critics are loving Wonder Woman, and I am among them! This could be the film that signals a much-needed recovery for DC’s Extended Universe — a beleaguered series of attempts to join the venerable Marvel offerings which have dominated… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman and the Culture of the Female Superhero

When you think of the typical comic book reader, you probably imagine young white males. Many of comic books’ greatest creative minds have demographically been white men, as well. Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Frank Miller and Alan Moore are all… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman: No Promotion for the Amazonian Warrior

Wonder Woman’s solo movie is being released on June 2, 2017. Raise your hand if you knew that’s the date it’s coming coming out. Most of the geek fandom probably knows that. But what about the rest of the public?… Continue Reading →

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