• Godzilla in America: All downhill from Raymond Burr?

    Godzilla in America: All downhill from Raymond Burr?6

    • February 25, 2014
    https://womenwriteaboutcomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Godzilla_Roar-Marc-1912765428.mp3 Godzilla. Cool. New Godzilla? Cool. New Godzilla made by America? No use mumbling. '54 Godzilla's a film about post-atomic destruction. From Japan; the country that had atomic bombs dropped on two major cities and countless individual humans less than nine years prior. America dropped the bombs. Do the United States have a culture with anything toREAD MORE
  • News & Things: Lights Out0

    • February 25, 2014

    News New Game Black Shuck Looks At Mother-Child Relationship Megan Patterson of Paper Droids looks at this rarest of game tropes in the upcoming Black Shuck. Short Film Black Girl In Paris Heads to HBO Black Girl In Paris stars Tracey Higgens and is based on the novel of the same name by Shay Youngblood.

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  • The case for Vampire Academy: I’m making it

    The case for Vampire Academy: I’m making it5

    As I haven’t read any of the six Vampire Academy novels, I have no preexisting  investment or disinvestment in the upcoming film. Sorry book fans, I’m here for the cast and crew, and for my precious, delicate, don’t-dash-it hope that what’s in these trailers is what we get on the big screen. (Bated breath, bated

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  • Frozen: that Disney Magic Works With Sisters1

    Frozen Disney PG, 108 mins First thing I need to do is get the snark off my chest. Frozen is not “Disney’s first animated film about sisters”! That was Lilo & Stitch, thank you very much! That said, this movie had a lot of negativity from the blogosphere due to concerns about how faithful to the source material it was: Eurocentrism (read: lack

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  • Summer Movie Roundtable: Part two1

    Our Megan Byrd, Mai Pucik, and Ashley Schmuecker, along with guest commentators/hecklers Shannon Rahe and Vicki Essex joined me to talk about summer movies. In this part we discuss Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, Wolverine, and the state of the comic book movie. You can find part one here. *** We haven’t talked at all about

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  • Summer Movie Roundtable 2013: Part one0

    Hey, it’s our second annual summer movie roundtable! This time we’ve got our own Megan Byrd, Mai Pucik, and Ashley Schmuecker on deck, along with guest commentators/hecklers Shannon Rahe and Vicki Essex. In part one (of two) we talk Pacific Rim, Kick-Ass 2, the Fast and Furious franchise, and so-called “diversity casting”. *** Ok team, let’s

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