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Book Review: Fangirl

Title: Fangirl

Author: Rainbow Rowell

Publisher: St. Martin’s Press

Release Date: September 12th, 2013

Rating; 4.5 out of 5

Summary: “Cath is a Simon Snow fan. 421 more words

Book Reviews

Fan Conventions and Disabilities

First, just sharing some of my own experiences.

I have a wide range of convention experience, although I don’t attend them particularly often. I have attended tiny science fiction conventions with fewer than 500 people. 1,405 more words


Has the 2014 Summer Movie Season Been a Hit or a Miss So Far?

In a Facebook post a few weeks ago, I reflected on the fact that this June was the 30th anniversary of two highly popular, enduring films: … 361 more words

Point Of Interest

Are fandoms influential on the financial success of the American film industry; specifically Marvel Studios?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a multi-billion dollar film franchise that has an enormous online fandom that the researcher believes generates the majority of the revenue seen by Marvel Studios. 526 more words

Dissertation Research

Youth on Screen

As we at the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival are closing in on our final deadline for submissions, the summer blockbusters have been lighting up the screens and the box office. 131 more words

Point Of Interest

Time for TAAFI and Student Shorts!

Next Friday, June 13th, marks the beginning of the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI), an event which is as sweet as its name! TAAFI celebrates the art of animation from all over the world. 230 more words

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