This is a Lazy Summer repost of an old post, with some highlights from comments on the original post added, since they add to the snarkfest. Given that the Abbott government seems to be full of “rationalist” policies owing more than a small debt to Objectivist Libertarianism, it seemed like a good time to remind folks what unregulated government of prime movers for prime movers would actually look like.
Today in Fantasy Film Sexism: Disney tries to pat some feminists’ heads
It’s been ages since I linked to Margot McGowan’s ReelGirl blog, and I thought I’d rectify that.
Looks like I need better minions
NONE of you informed me that Christopher Eccleston was going to be the villain (Malekith the Accursed) in Thor 2.
Marry, Shag or Cliff? Sean Bean edition
Remember the rules? It’s been a while: you must choose one of each of the three candidates to match each fate. No skipping any.
Or you could just talk about your favourite entertainments, since this is just a hook to hang some pop culture on. How about this awards season, eh?
Friday Hoydens: Chihiro, Ofelia and Coraline
Last night my family sat down together to watch Coraline, and I found myself instinctively grouping it with two other films centred on little girls navigating dark and strange fantasy lands, Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away and Guillermo Del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth.
Film review: Silver Linings Playbook
This is a feast of a film, a comedy-drama-romance of families, friendships and forgiveness which sparkles with subtly dazzling restraint, studded with troubling emotions and snort-out-loud humour.
The 44th Down Under Feminists Carnival
This is the 44th monthly Down Under Feminists Carnival. This edition of the carnival gathers together December 2011 feminist posts from writers living in Australia and New Zealand.
Ob Twilight: Breaking Dawn Thread
Love it? Hate it? Meh? It’s a bit hard to totally ignore this week, just sayin’. (obviously, Spoilers Alert)
Sunday Cinema Trailer: Pixar’s Brave
…the courageous Merida confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts.
This is what you meant isn’t it?
.. when you said you want to wear white and be a princess for a day?