• 38 Films Directed by Women of Colour at TIFF 2017

    38 Films Directed by Women of Colour at TIFF 20170

    • September 4, 2017

    It’s that time of year again! The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is gearing up for another round of great films. I’ve been attending the festival since 2012 (except 2016 but that was mostly due to strep), and I’ve been tweaking the types of films I plan to see with my limited time and funds.

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  • Life, Death and Motherhood: The Legacy of Orphan Black

    Life, Death and Motherhood: The Legacy of Orphan Black0

    Three women meet the man who claims to be their creator. The first worships him, accepts him as a father, and becomes his right hand–at least for the moment. The second questions him, searches through his motivations, actions and assertions until she unearths the lies he has told, and the truth of who he is.

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  • Book Beat – Female-Led Lord of the Flies and CSI: YA

    Book Beat – Female-Led Lord of the Flies and CSI: YA0

    • August 31, 2017

    Hi book lovers! Ashley here! Does anyone know how we somehow arrived at the end of summer? I am remorsefully thinking about all the activities I never checked off my summer to-do list, but I am looking forward to the fall. Books just feel better when read with a cup of cocoa and a cozy

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  • The Tick: Boldly Venture to the Kingdom of the Kind

    The Tick: Boldly Venture to the Kingdom of the Kind2

    The Tick Ben Edlund, David Fury, Barry Josephson, Wally Pfister, Barry Sonnenfeld (producers) based on The Tick by Ben Edlund Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman, Valorie Curry, Brendan Hines, Jackie Earle Haley, Yara Martinez, Scott Speiser, Michael Cerveris, Bryan Greenberg, Alan Tudyk (cast) August 25, 2017 (US) Hey. Heyyy. Remember that feeling when you’ve just found

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  • The Mane Event: Lion Forge Pubwatch

    The Mane Event: Lion Forge Pubwatch0

    For marginalized people, my queer enby self included, it is a constant struggle to see oneself in the massive sea of heteronormative bleached media. Today, when the world seems to actively rally against us, Lion Forge is here to shine a mirror on those who need it most and walk the walk of diversity. Both

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  • Backlight: Your Movie and TV News Roundup

    Backlight: Your Movie and TV News Roundup0

    • August 25, 2017

    Whew it’s been…a week. Joss Whedon, Hypocrite Preaching Feminist Ideals On Sunday Kai Cole, the ex-wife of Joss Whedon, wrote a scalding essay about Whedon’s multiple affairs with both fans and actresses. “I now see how he used his relationship with me as a shield, both during and after our marriage, so no one would

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