Selfies, for Myself

I’m known to be a person who generally denies to have her photo taken, whenever I oblige I do it reluctantly, cross my fingers and hope for the best. Usually I’m unsatisfied with the result: the angle is awkward, my face looks too round, I look like a thirteen-year-old, the lighting suddenly revealed how much … More Selfies, for Myself

Have Courage

Disney’s latest adaptation of Cinderella has caused quite the controversy over it’s titular character’s personality. Lily James’ Ella has been seen as weak, frail and therefore a bad example for little girls to be growing up with in this day and age. Yet something about Ella seems admirable for taking the abuse for so long, … More Have Courage

We Can Be Heroes…

Last week we hosted the first ever Django Girls in all of Mexico here in Tijuana. As their webpage states: “Django Girls is a non-profit organization that empowers and helps women to organize free, one-day programming workshops by providing tools, resources and support. It was born in Berlin and started by two Polish girls: Ola … More We Can Be Heroes…

That One Time I Was a Manic Pixie Dream Girl

The term Manic Pixie Dream Girl has a rather conflicting history behind it, but for the sake of my story we’ll use film critic Nathan Rabin’s definition, he did after all coin the term. In his words, a Manic Pixie Dream Girl is “that bubbly, shallow cinematic creature that exists solely in the fevered imaginations … More That One Time I Was a Manic Pixie Dream Girl