Schuster Sister Shenanigans: Zombieland

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Hey, guys! I’m FINALLY here with a new post this week! Apologies for the absence—it’s been surprisingly busy around here lately! Anyway, I decided it was time to revive something that I haven’t done for a long while—some Schuster Sister Shenanigans! Continue reading

Birdman: or the (expected) brilliance of magical realism and metacinema


Is using terms like “metacinema” and “magical realism” a little pretentious? If so, I apologize. I just get excited when I can use all those fancy lit terms I learned in school! Because Birdman is definitely a film worthy of fancy lit terms. This is one that I honestly didn’t expect to see for awhile. Continue reading

Song and Screen, Pt. 3

Oh, I'm not done with dogs as guitars. Not by a long shot. But I found meerkat as microphone, and I just...had to.

Oh, I’m not done with dogs as guitars. Not by a long shot. But I found meerkat as microphone, and I just…had to.

Well, amigos, I’d hoped to have something else ready for today, but I need a little extra time for it. So I decided to pull together another edition of Song and Screen instead. If you’ve missed it so far, you can catch Pt. 1 here, Pt. 2 here, and Zoë’s edition here. Are you ready for another round of songs I can’t hear without thinking of movies? Yes? Then let’s do this! Continue reading

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: a worthwhile sequel?


Well, here we are—just one month after the release of the fantastic Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Marvel is at it again with everybody’s favorite Webhead, Spider-Man. Forgive me for the abundance of superhero film reviews lately—there’ll be one more coming (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and then there ought to be a break from them. Until Guardians of the Galaxy in August, anyway. Continue reading

Emma Stone lip sync battle

Hey, kids! No time to write anything up for today, but I wanted to get a little something fun out rather than have a big ol’ fat nothing, so I thought, “Why not an awesome lip sync battle featuring Emma Stone?” That’s right: lip sync battle. Every now and then Jimmy Fallon has them on his show, and earlier this week he decided to duke it out with Miss Stone. And she KILLS IT. Continue reading