The Heroine Within

What do we learn from the heroine trend in movies in the 2010s? I am listening to FKA twigs’ album “Magdalene” right now in the midst of working on my master’s thesis on Twilight. Having watched the first three Twilight films again as a way of doing research and combing the films and books for lines about parenthood … More The Heroine Within

I Seek the Truth: Frozen II and Some Other Pursuits

We all know how life-changing Frozen II is, but have you heard the demo recorded by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Patti Murin called “I Seek the Truth”? It is a song included on the Deluxe Edition of the Frozen II soundtrack. Here it is on Disney’s YouTube channel if you are ready to have your life … More I Seek the Truth: Frozen II and Some Other Pursuits

The Invisible Literary Movement of One Direction Fanfiction

Today I watched After in a movie theater filled with 50 teens making farting noises and running up and down the stairs. It was a little terrible. But I’m happy I finally got to see After after having to cancel on two different showtimes. Obviously there are huge problems with the movie version (see my last post), … More The Invisible Literary Movement of One Direction Fanfiction

One Direction Fanfiction Made Into A Movie

Fanfiction is an extremely popular source of entertainment that caters to extremely specific desires of people who spend their time adoring a certain band, cast, actor, film, or anyone else. If you have never read fanfiction, chances are you don’t know anything about Wattpad, a platform that allows writers their writing for free online. That’s … More One Direction Fanfiction Made Into A Movie