There’s been a lot of unnecessary backlash against the new Ghostbusters movie. This isn’t news. But still, some level-headed, mutual-friended people don’t seem to understand why some of us take this backlash so seriously. Or why it’s hard to believe that it isn’t at least a little sexist. So I will explain. Continue reading “Why Ghostbusters Deserves Hype Not Hate”
Last night, I saw the new version of Disney’s The Jungle Book. This movie is touted as a live-action version of the 1967 classic. But…..it’s not? There’s only one live action aspect to this film. Neel Sethi, the boy who plays Mowgli in his acting debut, is the only member of the cast to even have step foot on a soundstage. Every other aspect of the film is entirely digitally created. Some are based off of foam dummies and place holders, but none are rotoscoped (animated over actual film), like the film Avatar. All of the characters, environments, and pretty much everything you see in the film are entirely created by animators.
I’m not one to talk about presidential candidates in a blog post. It’s just too exhausting to get into the nitty gritty of policy and what I think works, doesn’t work, what’s in my best interest, etc. just to be shouted into the void. So I’m not going to talk about policy or who I really support or any of that in this post. Just a disclaimer.
I’ve seen so many articles about the “outrage” that is this winter’s Starbucks red cups. Continue reading “The Real Issue With Starbucks’ Red Cups”
I got a whole bunch of messages on my Tumblr like this and I didn’t answer them right away because I wanted to do the answer justice. A lot of you may know all of this already but some may not so here we go:
(warning: there are rape/abuse triggers under the cut)
Personally, I love Frozen. I am a sucker for any Disney movie with beautiful animation, an amazing soundtrack, and phenomenal Broadway-based cast. However, I also find Frozen to be pretty empowering for young girls. A disney princess whose journey in the film is to find and accept herself and her family? Heck yeah, sign me up. Continue reading “Frozen’s Subliminal Message”