Month: October 2014

ABCs of Death 2, Drafthouse Films

ABCs of Death 2: Comme Ci, Comme Ça

Full disclosure: I volunteered at Toronto After Dark, and while I can’t trash the festival to hell and back (would I? I would not), I’m not required to give the films good press. ABCs of Death 2 Directors: Find the full list of 26 directors here. Drafthouse Films R, 124 min Definitely ok, sometimes brilliant,…

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Finding Feminism in Horror: Part II

Feminism and horror are not often associated topics, but we found more than a few movies with both frights and feminists to discuss. Catch up on Part I of our roundtable from last week, where we left our discussion surrounding the compelling mother figures in classic horror films. Trigger Warning: Discussions of murder, sexual assault, and other gruesome…

Showdown: Anita Sarkeesian vs. Stephen Colbert

Last night, Feminist Frequency‘s Anita Sarkeesian teased us with a little tweet. pic.twitter.com/nE0gwkx5Sh — Feminist Frequency (@femfreq) October 29, 2014 That’s right. Anita Sarkeesian appeared on last night’s episode of The Colbert Report. The gaming industry scandal has already made it to the mainstream media, but now that Stephen Colbert has his fingers on it,…

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A Trip Down Fear Street: The Sleepwalker #06

Welcome to the fourth review in the Fear Street reread project in celebration of R.L. Stine rebooting the series! You can read more about the project here. Tagline She isn’t safe – even in her dreams! Synopsis Mayra Barnes has been sleepwalking ever since she started working for weird, old Mrs. Cottler. Is Mrs. Cottler…a…

Get Your Game On Wednesday

This week’s game news covers a lot of ground with common sense codes of conduct, Sims mobile games, and a splash of sophistication with art and novels. Hold on to your hats, because then I spoil it all with silly Youtube parodies. Soft launch of  SimCity BuildIt iOS and Android Canadian friends, you’re in luck!…

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