Feminist Movie Review: “Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them”

While I’m not a Harry Potter superfan (no HP tattoos here), I definitely loved the books and movies growing up. The chance to return to the HP universe on film was both exciting and nostalgia-inducing, much like reading the Cursed Child screenplay. I entered the theater with cautious optimism and minimal exposure to any movie… Read More

Ghostbusters (2016)

  Oh! Did I love Ghostbusters growing up! I used to run around the playground in grade school, imitating the siren of Ecto 1 and spouting off Peter Venkman’s lines. I never bothered including the scary parts in my pretending though cause horror isn’t for me. When Ghostbusters 2 came out I was pumped. I was also nervous… Read More

Independence Day: Resurgence

With the original Independence Day from 1996, the bar was set pretty low in regards to improving the depiction of women. Thinking back, there was basically Viveca A. Fox’s “Jasmine Dubrow”, a professional stripper, whose main job was saving her kid. Basically, the familiar role of mothering her child, care taking others, and marrying Will Smith.… Read More