It has a spectacular opening sequence, and features a few minor tweaks to alien-invasion tropes. But the teen romance at its center reduces this to a very inconsequential first contact.
Girls and women love movies just as much as boys and men do. But it’s a love that gets thrown back in our faces by 95 percent of films.
I want to live in this movie. I want to crawl inside it and curl up in its lap and stay there forever.
I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a film that looks more like the filmmaker’s midlife-crisis wish-fulfillment fantasy than this one.
So, if it’s not weird enough that Lisbeth Salander, Hermione Granger, and Bella Swan are sharing a house, look what happens when the Doctor shows up…
Someone appears to believe they can control the dialogue about this film. Too late! People are already talking about it.
Actual unretouched phrases that people plugged into search engines this week that led them to this site (with some commentary from me)…
You want to reinforce the idea that women are a minority with niche interests that could not possibly be appreciated or understood by default normal human beings (ie, men)? This is the perfect way to do it.
Did Neo come to see that the Agents had the right way of things? Did Luke eventually realize that the Empire was a stabilizing force in the galaxy? But poor Melanie is suffering from the ultimate case of Stockholm Syndrome.