Articles Posted in the " Movies " Category


  • Will ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Pass the Bechdel Test?

    As a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I’m extremely excited for Guardians of the Galaxy to come out this August. I’ve latched onto the character Gamora, played by the always incredible Zoe Saldana, and I’m very excited to see Karen Gillian play Nebula as well. As the release date draws closer I can’t help […]


  • As Seen on the Big Screen: The Fault in Our Stars

    I’m an avid reader, and I’m sure many people share the feeling I get when I hear the news that one of my favorite books is being adapted into a film: a potent cocktail of anticipation and dread.  Who will play my favorite character?  Which of my favorite moments will end up on the cutting […]


  • Get Swept Away by The Fault in Our Stars

    The first thing a book reader must reconcile themselves with when they hear one of their favorite books is being adapted into a film is that things will be changed.  Sometimes it’s for the better, but more often than not, it’s for the worse.  So a disconnection is usually necessary, treating the film adaptation as […]


  • Get Spellbound by Disney’s Maleficent

    I grew up on classic fairy tales like Sleeping Beauty.  I was swept away by the magical and kind-hearted fairies, frightened by the evil Maleficent and her wicked curse, and overjoyed when the valiant Prince Phillip defeated the witch in her monstrous dragon form and saved Aurora from her awful fate.  As a child, I […]





  • X-Men: Apocalypse…Original cast members are coming back and more!

    X-Men: Days of Future Past is dominating the box office and getting rave reviews. With the latest offering in theaters, fans are already talking about the next installment in the series, X-Men: Apocalypse. Warning! Post might contain some spoilers regarding X-Men: Days of Future Past. The post-credits scene in DoFP clearly set up things for […]


  • HBO Movie Review: The Normal Heart

    Based off the play by Larry Kramer, Ryan Murphy’s The Normal Heart tackles the beginnings of the AIDS crisis.  Initially referred to as GRID or gay-related immune deficiency, the disease was viewed as something happening to bad people who did bad things.  We now know that is not the case.  The Normal Heart gives us […]