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There have definitely been some rumblings following Asylum of the Daleks, the seventh series opener of Doctor Who. For all of its 45 minute run, the episode presents a lot of interesting ideas along wih a couple of twists that are both heart-breaking and head-scratching. The loudest voices appear [...]
This is a toughy, guys, I’m not gonna lie. I’m of two minds about Brave, the Disney/Pixar animated film featuring Pixar’s first female protagonist, Princess Merida of Clan DunBroch. Set in medieval Scotland, Merida (Kelley MacDonald) is the strong-willed, bow and arrow wielding daughter of King [...]
I don’t know why, but Snow White seems to be awfully popular these days. Not only did we have two movies duking it out (although not really) in Mirror, Mirror and Snow White and the Huntsman, but Disney owned ABC’s popular show Once Upon a Time has also re-imagined the fairytale princess into more [...]
Quick, think of a female superhero or villain! What does she look like? Tall? Blonde or brunette? Probably a redhead. Is she scantily clad? Does she have large breasts? What era is she from (Golden/Silver Age? New 52? Any one of the Marvel Universes?) Well good for you, you at least have an image [...]
The most predominant stereotype surrounding the Geekdom of Nerdopolis is the male to female ratio. The notion that men represent our idea of what is or is not a geek gives little credence to the fact that women have steadily gained ground, if not dominated the category in recent years. Women are [...]
First of all, congratulations are in order for Disney. Tangled marks the 50th animated feature for the company since the release of Snow White in 1937. Well done, Disney! Well done, indeed. And in celebration of this achievement, Disney has decided to stop producing fairy tale movies… Wait, what? [...]