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In Defense of the Fangirl

FAN•GIRL (n) An extremely or overenthusiastic fan of someone or something

It’s the spring of 2012 and I’m driving down to suburban Philadelphia in a Ford Escape full of thirteen-year-old girls (six, to be exact) so that we can line up and wait inside a mall for a boy band I had yet to hear of. 992 more words

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In Defense of Joel Schumacher

Schumacher’s name is synonymous with failure. After all, he pretty much destroyed the Batman movie franchise and it took visionary director Christopher Nolan to redeem and reinvent it. 613 more words


In Defense of Destiny's Story

I talk about video games a lot on this blog, because I love them and play a lot of them. I also write about storytelling… 741 more words

In Defense of Alien Resurrection

Wow. There sure are a lot of Sci-Fi films showing up here. I think I expected to be writing about more horror and superhero than sci-fi. 983 more words


In Defense of X-Men Origins : Wolverine

This is actually a hard Colum to write. The rules are it has to be about a property (mostly movies, but comics and music are fair game too) that everyone in general hates and that conventional wisdom tells us is bad, but that I like. 715 more words


Off With Your Hate! In Defense of Alice

On August 3, 2014, Through the Looking Glass, the completely unnecessary sequel to Tim Burton’s garish 2010 blockbuster Alice in Wonderland, officially went into production. 1,324 more words


In Defense Of: Reboots, Adaptations, Prequels, and Sequels

This weekend sees the release of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie that the world so desperately needs. Seriously, this summer movie season was missing only two things: Turtles and lots of pizza. 1,153 more words

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