race
jem and the holograms
entertainment
Sometimes the true story is even creepier than the movie.
movies
These songs were just as important to the characters and stories as they were to the viewing audience.
in

Apr 11, 2014 at 3:30pm | 95 comments

the hunger games
There's still a widespread cultural reluctance, I think, to see a young woman inflicting the same kind of violence on others that she herself often faces from the world.
movies
Marshmallows, were you in the theater Friday night or behind your laptop watching? Spoilers abound below, but here is your safe space to discuss everything V. Mars.
crying
I am the proud owner of a genuine, certified heart of stone.
movies
Because love that doesn’t involve drinking poison, jumping off a cliff, or stabbing yourself in the heart with a dagger ain’t no love at all.
movies
I don’t know why, but something about bad behavior in a movie theater turns me into Michael Douglas in “Falling Down.”
vc andrews
christmas
Let’s talk Jen’s Christmas Movies, for those of us who appreciate some ambiguity (and sometimes a little cheesy gore) alongside our peppermint bark.
in

Dec 15, 2013 at 12:00pm | 114 comments

secret dummy
Or all the things I’ve never read, watched, or understood, but apparently should have.
in

Dec 8, 2013 at 11:00am | 330 comments

musicals
xofood
Here are THE GREATEST THANKSGIVING MOVIES OF ALL TIME, and I am going to share with you, xoJaners, my ultimate Thanksgiving playlist. No matter where you are, it will manifest up a fireplace, kittens playing with balls of yarn, warm cider and Fred Astaire.
issues
After reading the various box office number reviews for Best Man Holiday, the mantra for the African-American moviegoer this weekend should be: Can I live?
shoppables
movies
movies
It soon became clear that the movies needed to stay mine, lest I fall out of infatuation with them.
in

Oct 25, 2013 at 12:00pm | 111 comments

entertainment
I’m tired of not seeing faces like mine in my comics. I’m sick of the notion that a black female character is a rare treat, a special occasion.
woody allen
There are new details emerging about Woody Allen's alleged abuse of his then-7-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow. It's disturbing, but will it make anyone stop seeing his movies?
natalie portman
Your recent comments about feminist movie roles just made me adore you more. Also, can we all just stop it with the "strong woman" trope already?
movies
Luckily, you have me to weed through the bullshit and find all the precious fat-positive entertainment jewels available for your streaming pleasure, because they DO EXIST.
in

Sep 20, 2013 at 1:00pm | 244 comments