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Surprise, they’re gay!: Sexuality as a plot twist

It’s easy to be underwhelmed by representation in children’s media today. Still, we should appreciate what we have, as it can pave the way for more definitive representation in the future. 553 more words



ParaNorman (2012)

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy

This is a movie about a strange boy who has to save his town when zombies appear. You can probably guess how this movie will end but if you prepare for predictability, you will be surprised :P . 249 more words


Movies To Watch During Halloween Weekend If You Stay Indoors

Last year I posted the 7 traditional Halloween movies I watch during the month of October to fill me with holiday glee. That list consist of movies that were release over a decade ago. 1,729 more words


Spooktober, Day 26: Halloween films for people who don't like horror

Today I thought I’d do something different for Spooktober. I know horror isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, and I didn’t want anyone to feel left out because I think there’s enough magic in Halloween that it doesn’t just have to be about blood and suffering and that cold, pale hand resting on your shoulder… 1,200 more words



I didn’t see ParaNorman when it first came out in theatres. That’s partly because my zookeepers are incredibly reluctant to take me to the movies ever since The Popcorn Incident… 295 more words

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5 movies you should watch this fall

Fall is my absolute favorite season of the year. I die for comfy sweaters, crunch leaves, pumpkin patches, and of course, dressing up  for Halloween! Unfortunately, it hasn’t felt like fall in California, but that hasn’t stopped me from watching my fall favorite movies. 413 more words


ParaNorman (2012) movie review

     Norman (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is a normal kid in all aspects except for one, he is able to see and talk to ghosts. Because of this he is often misunderstood and ostracised by basically everyone else in the small town where he lives with his father (Jeff Garlin) who just wants him to act normal, his mother (Leslie Mann) who tries to understand, and his moody teenaged older sister (Anna Kendrick). 294 more words