Matt and Matt deconstruct the mid-range success of the high-expectations Divergent, walks away from Muppets Most Wanted, and announces the 2014 Mamo Road Trip.
If the “fitting ending that sets up Fellowship" is "Tauriel dies with Kili and thereby inspires Legolas to really hate dwarves (for a little while)," I’m gonna be suuuuuuper pissed.
Howsabout we call a 5-year halt on the “female character dies to motivate male character’s feelings” trope in movies, books, comics, and video games, and just see what happens.
As Catching Fire catches fire at the box office to the tune of $150 million or more, it’s time to call shenanigans on Hollywood’s decade-old assertion that women can’t open blockbusters – or more to the point, that what a person has between their legs lets you predict what they will and will not do in relation to a good or not-good movie. Correlation and causality get rewired in the latest episode of Mamo!
"It’s not obedience, Mr. Becket. It’s respect."
In which I consider the Carries. Read more
In which I wonder what this genre is called anyway. And then talk about it. A lot. Read more