One Perfect Shot: Appreciating Cinematic Beauty

If you follow me on Twitter, (@PopCulturedWP) you’ve probably seen me retweet posts from an account called One Perfect Shot (whose handle is @OnePerfectShot – GO FOLLOW THEM). One Perfect Shot is a movie database run by Film School Rejects that helps to collect and categorize beautiful shots from movies. And honestly, it’s one of… Continue reading One Perfect Shot: Appreciating Cinematic Beauty

The Wasp – and other female superheroes – have come a long way

When I first got my Kindle a few years ago, I started looking into what kind of comics were available. And most are available in EBook form, which is pretty cool. One of the books I got was a part of the Marvel Masterwork line – a re-release of Avengers Vol. 1, the first appearance… Continue reading The Wasp – and other female superheroes – have come a long way

Content versus Commentary: Exposition in Dystopian Storytelling

Dystopia fiction will make you think about the world in ways that other fiction simply can’t. They tell riveting stories of authoritarianism and censorship and class struggles that resonate with the readers because of the way it reminds us of our worst political fears. And perhaps, no story does this better than George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four.… Continue reading Content versus Commentary: Exposition in Dystopian Storytelling

T0P FIVE GREAT MOVIES YOU MISSED IN 2017 (April Fools Day 2018)

1. Logan Logan is a small, independent movie that is the breakout for such great actors such as Jack Hughman and Boy Holbrook. I think it’s a mostly unrelated spinoff about a character from a semi-successful series that you might have heard of, called Xman. It’s very happy and uplifting. Fun movie! Check it out. 2.… Continue reading T0P FIVE GREAT MOVIES YOU MISSED IN 2017 (April Fools Day 2018)

Great Scenes in Bad/Mediocre/Okay Movies

The real heartbreak in a mediocre movie, or a bad movie, or a just okay movie, is seeing the potential that was wasted. Even in the most disappointing movies, there’s usually one thing that you can point at and say, “Wow, this really worked.” So here, I’ve selected a few movies that I think are… Continue reading Great Scenes in Bad/Mediocre/Okay Movies