Tag Archives: Easy A

Recommended Movies on BluRay/DVD for Christmas

The time for this post was probably on Thursday, so I’ll have to cater to the more discerning (and semi-procrastinating) holiday shopper.  Lucky for you, DVDs and BluRays are far less likely to sell out than a 60″ television at … Continue reading

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Friends With Benefits

Umm…we need to talk… I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I do not mind it when a story is told and retold. That’s why the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew lasted for years. Not because I liked … Continue reading

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Women As People in Film (Part IV)

Part I, Part II, Part III, meet Part IV. Behind the Market So women go to bad woman movies.  But that is so counter to my (and I’d say “our”) intuition, right?  We’ve got woman empowerment, we laugh ironically or … Continue reading

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Women As People in Film (Part III)

This is Part III, which is the penultimate installment in the Quadrilogy.  (Part I, Part II) Causes The questions are (1) why weren’t there more strong female characters and (2) why are there so many more now? Am I engaging … Continue reading

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Women As People in Film (Part II)

This is “Part II,” which is the sequel to “Part I.” Historical Point Speaking of actresses, why don’t I give you my Top 10. Katharine Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Bette Davis, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Myrna Loy, and Jodie Foster.  When we’re talking “all-time”, you’re … Continue reading

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Easy A

Great, now I’m a tramp and now I’ve got to get a lower back tattoo and pierce something not on my face. My enemy du jure is cliché.  I hate Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) because it depicts high school as if … Continue reading

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