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Author Archives: Elyse
(This post originally appeared on Clara and Elyse Talk About Movies – which is a blog our own Elyse recently kicked off with her friend, so you should naturally follow it. It’s x-posted here with permission.) The journey of Dan … Continue reading
With season 2 of Broad City premiering tonight, January 14th, on Comedy Central, I’m back with the second part of my re-watch of the comedy series. (Get caught up, if you missed the earlier post.) In the first half of Broad City’s premiere season, … Continue reading
If you’re anything like me, you fell in love with Broad City when it debuted on Comedy Central this past January (or you were lucky enough to know about it when it was a webseries on Youtube), and were devastated … Continue reading
From the very beginning, the cultural heritage of Jorge R. Guitierrez’ animated feature The Book of Life is readily apparent, as a mysterious tour guide tells a group of schoolchildren a story that takes place in Mexico, “the center of the … Continue reading
As director Bong Joon-ho’s first Hollywood collaboration Snowpiercer takes American theaters by storm, many reviewers have praised the film’s socio-political underpinnings. In the film, in the year 2031 after a second (manmade) Ice Age has covered the planet in snow, a single … Continue reading
Last year I raved about the debut of Orange is the New Black on Netflix, and this year I am happy to say the highly anticipated second season does not disappoint. Unlike my first review of the show, for this … Continue reading
So obviously the only game anyone is talking about this month is Grand Theft Auto V, one of the most highly anticipated games of the season, which broke sales records within days of its release. Let’s get the basics out … Continue reading
This month in gaming we have some notable releases as well as a few exciting announcements. First of all, on the 16th the WWE 2K Twitter account confirmed wrestler Darren Young’s spot on the roster of the WWE’s annual fighting … Continue reading
It seems like Netflix is really trying to give Showtime and HBO a run for their money with all the high quality original programming they’ve been putting out lately. One such show is Orange is the New Black, the latest … Continue reading
Welcome to the first installment of what will hopefully become a regular column here at Geekquality, where I will serve as your guide through the veritable forest of gaming news, and have feelings about games and gamer culture at you, … Continue reading
Contributors on this site have discussed the concept of Otherness, of feeling like an outsider, at length. To put it simply, women of color haven’t always had characters in whom we could see ourselves, or aspire to, within mainstream media. … Continue reading
The Academy Awards are upon us and with the nominations in and speculations a-brewing, it’s a great time to step back and check out the scope of what we’re dealing with this award season. As any jaded film fan knows, … Continue reading
On October 30th, the Walt Disney Company announced that it would be acquiring Lucasfilm Ltd, including the rights to the Star Wars franchise. Included in the press release was the goal for a new installment of Star Wars, Episode VII, … Continue reading
A lot of us are excited for Mindy Kaling’s new show, The Mindy Project, both because Mindy Kaling is hilarious and because we’re looking forward to a new prime-time sitcom featuring a smart, successful, and funny woman of color. The … Continue reading