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On Stardust

On Stardust

Featuring Ian McKellen (X-Men film series, The Lord of the Rings film series, The Hobbit film series, Doctor Who‘s The Snowmen), Claire Danes (Princess Mononoke, The Hours, Terminator: Rise of the Machines), Michelle Pfeiffer (Batman Returns, Hairspray, What Lies Beneath), Peter O’Toole (Casanova), and Henry Cavill (Man of Steel), Stardust a film adaptation of the 1999 Neil Gaiman (Doctor Who‘s The Doctor’s Wife) … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Constantine

The Best and Worst of Constantine

Unlike the Constantine film, the television series I thought was utterly fantastic in comparison – there was much more time to develop characters. Not to say everything was inherently good, though. Constantine suffers heavily of the Magical Negroe trope (see The Legend of Bagger Vance) in two characters, Papa Midnite and the Angel, Manny. This … Continue reading

On Sixteen Candles

On Sixteen Candles

I never watched Sixteen Candles before, but when I did recently, it felt like having my ear a quarter of an inch away from a chalk board as someone scratches it slowly. It’s just so appalling! The film is written and directed by John Hughes, featuring Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall. According to the … Continue reading

On Gay or Queer Baiting

On Gay or Queer Baiting

When I heard about Nick Jonas speaking at a vigil about Orlando, I just thought “Really? Really? What the fuck?” because I would hardly put him in a crowd of people who actually have stumped for the LGBT community. So, just what is “quuer baiting? According to the Autostraddle article, “How Do We Solve A … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Star Trek DS9: Season 6

The Best and Worst of Star Trek DS9: Season 6

For previous installments of Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 7 Season 6 Season 5 Season 4 Season 3 Season 2 Season 1 For previous installments of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 7   The Best: A Time to Stand, Rocks and Shoals, Sons and Daughters, Behind the Lines, Favor the Bold, Sacrifice of … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Star Trek TNG: Season 4

The Best and Worst of Star Trek TNG: Season 4

For previous installments: Season 7 Season 6 Season 5   Season 4 sees multiple things happening with the series, including the notion of a brewing Duras-Romulan plot, Worf’s effort to reclaim his family’s honor, as well as the character development of Chief Miles O’Brien.   The Best: The Best of Both Worlds Part II, Family, … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Stargate Atlantis: Season 5

The Best and Worst of Stargate Atlantis: Season 5

For previous installments of Stargate SG-1: Season 10 Season 9 Season 8 Season 7 Season 6 Season 5 Season 4 Season 3 Season 2 Season 1   Unlike Stargate SG-1, which has both a Smurfette with Samantha Carter (see Feminist Frequency‘s #3) and a Token Minority with Jaffa Teal’c, Stargate Atlantis had neither of these … Continue reading