It took quite a few years before a kiss felt worthy of movie magic for me and I am still waiting to be danced into bed. (Image Credit: Instagram/wolvicity)

The Movies Lied To Me

Every John Hughes movie seemed to feature a pair of diamond earrings being gifted to the heroine or shared with the bad boy, like Bender at the end Read...
Fiona Tapp    |   08.17.17   |   SHARE
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"In A Heartbeat"

"In A Heartbeat:" The Animated Short That's Got The Internet In Full Swoon-Mode

Animated short "In A Heartbeat:" A film about the most special kind of love — the young kind. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.2.17   |   SHARE
image mashup: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Is Wonder Woman On A Diet?

We are passing our unhealthy obsession with thinness onto girls and it’s causing them to have issues with food, movement, self-esteem, and body image Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
Maya Angelou's life and writings are a national treasure. (Photo: November 3, 1971 Credit: © WF/AP/Corbis)

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

“We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated,” Angelou pronounced. Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   02.21.17   |   SHARE
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Why About A Boy Is The Best Unconventional Christmas Movie

Christmas movies are as much a staple of the holiday season as trees, stockings and spiked eggnog. And About A Boy is the best! Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   12.23.16   |   SHARE
What does Marvel have against casting Asians in film?

Dear Marvel: Where Are All The Actors Of Color?

Why is Marvel casting white actors to play Asian characters?In the world of superhero movies, Marvel has been the clear successor over the Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   07.13.16   |   SHARE
Script writers need to think past adjectives for “sexy” when creating female characters. Image: David Noah, CC BY-SA.

Sexist Screen Representations Of Women Start In The Script

The issue of poor female representation in movies has been examined from many angles, from the lack of women in positions in power to investors wary Read...
Radha O'Meara of The Conversation    |   03.28.16   |   SHARE
Old guy, younger woman. Nonsense.

37 Is Too Old To Date, Says Hollywood

I just wonder. . . if my daughter came home one day and said she couldn’t have a job because she was too old, how would that be right? Read...
Tamarah Rockwood    |   05.28.15   |   SHARE