The World’s End Review

All good things must come to an end. The World’s End, that is. The third and final flavor in the Cornetto Trilogy (named for the popular English ice cream treat that makes a cameo in each film) follows the tradition of picking apart movie genres and adding in comedic elements. 2004’s Shaun of the Dead…
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Kick-Ass 2 Review

By Kayley Erlandson Mild-mannered teenager Dave Lizewski (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) does not have superpowers per se, but after an accident a few years prior, his nerve endings were badly damaged. This mini-power deadens most physical pain and allows him to take a beating like nothing else. Despite his lack of hard-core powers or training, Dave used…
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Females In The Movies Part 2: My First Hero

Click here to read more of my Females in the Movies blog series. Up to a certain point in my life, I only wanted to be like guys in movies. I did not make a conscious effort to do so, I just had no interest in Barbies or princesses, and most of the females in…
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Females In The Movies Part 1: A Beginner’s Guide To Feminism

Click here to read more of my Females in the Movies blog series. A few years ago, I might not have clicked on this link. I backed away from conversation whenever the word “feminism” popped up. I was implicitly taught by society that the word “feminism” was like a swear word. The second “f-word,” if…
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Fargo Theater: The Princess Bride

I was 10 the first time I saw The Princess Bride. It was Christmas and I had received it from my godfather as a gift. My whole family gathered around my grandma’s old TV in her small living room.  I reserved judgment about my prospect of actually enjoying the movie – “The Princess Bride?” It…
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