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Dear Diary, my teen angst has a body count: Looking at "Heathers"

In this 1988 dark comedy directed by Michael Lehman and written by Daniel Waters, Veronica’s biggest problems are her three best friends: Heather, Heather, and Heather, and their omni-clique that rules the school through fear and intimidation tactics. 353 more words

Materials For Young Adults

Edward Scissorhands (1990)


Like so many of Tim Burton’s films, Edward Scissorhands is all lovely production design and wacky, whimsical, pseudo-gothic visual ideas, but backed up with barely any emotional depth. 121 more words

Film Reviews

Johnny Depp: Johnny Handsome

It took a while for Johnny Depp to catch on as a movie star.  The actor was an overnight sensation on TV, but he hated his “21 Jump Street” image.   3,985 more words


My dad took me to all the best rock and punk shows when I was growing up and music has always been a part of my life. 34 more words

Winona Ryder

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

An Avon lady finds the unfinished work of an elderly inventor living alone in a deserted mansion and decides to take him in and teach him to how to “fit in”. 163 more words


Edward Scissorhands: Broken Faith

My background prior to Christianity still leaves me feeling haunted, broken, and rejected at times. I feel invisible. I feel like no one sees or understands the deepest parts of me. 887 more words

Girl, actually Interupted

When I was thinking about my first post I was thinking I’d write something about me complaining about making this months rent, my boyfriend, my job, or my finals coming up, … 572 more words