Is Homer Simpson the outcry against the patriarchy that we’ve all been waiting for?

The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom which first aired December 17th 1989. The beginning episode clearly sets up the relationships between the characters and introduces Homer as the clueless husband, Marge as the dutiful wife, their goody-two-shoes daughter, Lisa and rebellious son, Bart. The couple also have a baby daughter Maggie, but she is… Continue reading Is Homer Simpson the outcry against the patriarchy that we’ve all been waiting for?

Every girl loves a bad boy, and Ferris Bueller has that in spades

Ferris Bueller is every girl’s dream and every father’s worst nightmare.  He is charming, enigmatic and a bad boy with a nice face. The film traces his adventures through one day in 80’s America as he skips school with his best friend Cameron and girlfriend, Sloane. However, unlike most teenagers who use sick days as… Continue reading Every girl loves a bad boy, and Ferris Bueller has that in spades

Why is Deadpool so gosh darn successful?

Deadpool, the 2016 fast paces marvel movie which has already become a cult classic. Wade Wilson, played by the devastatingly handsome Ryan Reynolds, has stage four cancer and out desperation to save his lover, Vanessa (played by the beautiful Morena Baccarin), from pain he decides to agree to an experiment which will leave him with… Continue reading Why is Deadpool so gosh darn successful?