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

I Was Banned From Reading “Twilight” When I Was 12 and Now I’m Here For Revenge

When I was 12, Twilight happened. I was in sixth grade, I was over Harry Potter, and I was ready to sink my teeth into some YA lit with content I’d never read before. The movie was coming out that November and I was excited by the brewing phenomenon. I had little knowledge of what the Twilight … More I Was Banned From Reading “Twilight” When I Was 12 and Now I’m Here For Revenge

The Best of 2017

Welcome friends to my Best of 2017 post! I will be writing about the best music, movies, television that uh… that happened/I watched in 2017. First of all, look at my amazing graphic design skills. I really wanted to tie in NYE glitter and one of my good AMAs panoramic selfie. It looks better on … More The Best of 2017