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

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