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Natasha Romanoff, Monsters and Agency – Part Two

This post is the continuation of the discussion I started in my previous post about Natasha Romanoff’s portrayal in Age of Ultron.

Regarding the actual blooming romance with Bruce Banner, I found their discussion at Barton’s house extremely interesting and more egalitarian in terms of gender approach than I had expected. 713 more words

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Natasha Romanoff, Monsters and Agency – Part One

So, I went to see the new Avengers movie. I overall liked it. Some things I loved; some things I wish had been different. What I want to address now is how Natasha Romanoff was portrayed in… 902 more words

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Dancing with Cobain

Nothing makes you appreciate the ground like looking out the window of an airplane. It’s hard to ignore the fact there is less than 15cm of material separating me from the outside sky and at any moment technical difficulties can result in a lethal free fall. 1,255 more words

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The Great Villain Blogathon: Frankenstein and His Monster

There are some characters who, despite how old they are, despite how long ago their story began, always seem current, characters who we are constantly finding new ways to re-imagine. 904 more words

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I is for...Irena Dubrovna Reed

In 1942, Jacques Tourneur directed Simone Simon in an adaptation of Val Lewton’s short-story The Bagheeta. Lewton also produced the film, which was titled  802 more words

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The Unbeatable Ronda Rousey

WHY RONDA ROUSEY IS THE BEST ATHLETE ON THE PLANET:

(I will refrain from writing this post in caps but let it be known I’m yelling… 407 more words

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B is for...Bride of Frankenstein

Frankenstein’s Monster: You make man like me?
Dr. Praetorius: No. Woman. Friend for you.
Frankenstein’s Monster: Woman….Friend….Wife

Many, many versions of Frankenstein and his Monster exist at this point.

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