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The Tuesday Edition - Sep 25, 2018
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Princess Weekes, Assistant Editor of The Mary Sue, will take a Black Widow dive into the history of female comic book/superhero movies starting with Jane Fonda's Barbarella before going into Wonder Woman and our hopes with Captain Marvel. The show will explore the common tropes in these films through a feminist, pop culture lens as well as why it took so long to get these movies done and done right. Plus representation issues (why is Storm still not done right guys?). As always, the show is guaranteed to bring a fresh perspective and a few side splitting laughs while promoting a healthy camaraderie among attendees.
Movies, Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling

Fantastic Beasts 2 Reveal About Nagini Has Some Unfortunate Implications


By Princess Weekes on Tue,11:35
Today it was revealed by the latest Fantastic Beasts trailer and Entertainment Weekly that Claudia Kim, in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, is playing none other than Voldemort's future pet snake/Horcrux, Nagini.
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Big on the Internet, High Fidelity, remakes, Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Kravitz Will Star in Gender-Swapped Remake of High Fidelity and I’m Not Sure How to Feel


By Vivian Kane on Tue,8:25
It was announced today that Zoë Kravitz will star in a gender-flipped remake of High Fidelity, playing the role originated by John Cusack. Personally, my brain is perfectly split between a reaction of Yay! and Why?
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Big on the Internet, David Ayer, Suicide Squad, Warner Bros.

Things We Saw Today: Suicide Squad Director Regrets Joker’s Damaged Tattoo … Well, That’s a Start


By Princess Weekes on Mon,5:59
David Ayer, director of Suicide Squad answered a fan question about that 'damaged' tattoo on the Joker's head. He regrets it and so do we.
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Movies, rey, Star Wars (franchise), Star Wars: Episode IX

This Latest Star Wars “Leak” Proves We Need To Stop Trying To Make Rey’s Parents Happen


By Kate Gardner on Mon,5:48
Why would they build up to this big reveal that she actually was from nowhere, born of parents of no note, only to reveal in the next film that Kylo had been lying? It would be a mystery box in a mystery box and too much for the franchise.
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AMP Featured, Big on the Internet, Avengers 4, Avengers: Infinity War, Loki

Let’s Examine This “Loki Is Alive” Infinity War Fan Theory That Kevin Smith Endorsed


By Kaila Hale-Stern on Mon,5:32
Fan theories that Loki survived the events of 'Avengers: Infinity War' have been making the rounds for months now. Over the weekend the idea got quite the boost when director Kevin Smith tossed his two cents in.
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Movies, A Simple Favor, Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively

Do Yourself a Simple Favor and Go Enjoy Paul Feig’s Latest Film!


By Rachel Leishman on Mon,4:57
By now, the internet has begun to unpack every twist and turn that fills Paul Feig's A Simple Favor. The problem, though, is that you don't want to spoil the movie for anyone who hasn't seen it yet.
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News, brett kavanaugh, sexual misconduct

More Women Are Coming Forward With New Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh


By Vivian Kane on Mon,3:50
Because our nonstop political hellscape doesn't take breaks, the fight against Brett Kavanaugh only continued over the weekend. Here's where we're at now.
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AMP Featured, Big on the Internet, cultural appropriation, Halloween costumes, The Handmaid's Tale

Why Do Racist Halloween Costumes Still Get a Pass?


By Kate Gardner on Mon,2:46
If we only care about how society's ingrained prejudices affect us, then we're no better than Serena Joy
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Big on the Internet, feminist film mashup, The Mary Sue Event

Joseph Campbell Meets Superheroines at The Mary Sue’s Feminist Film Event, September 27th @ Videology


By Princess Weekes on Mon,1:37
This Thursday, September 27th, at Videology Bar & Cinema in Brooklyn, NY, we're hosting our second Mary Sue Feminist Film Mashup—covering heroines, villainesses, and all those grey ladies in between—with some Joseph Campbell sprinkled in.
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Movies, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans Express Their Mutual Love Through Disney Characters


By Rachel Leishman on Mon,1:23
Ever think to yourself that Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans remind you Thumper and Bambi? Or what about Sebastian and Ariel? Well, the two Marvel actors took to Twitter this weekend to share competing images where the two were some of our favorite Disney and Pixar characters.
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News

What You Need to Know About the National #BelieveSurvivors Walkout, Happening Today


By Vivian Kane on Mon,12:39
Today at 1pm Eastern, people across the country are encouraged to walk out of their workplace, school, home, or wherever else they may be, in solidarity with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, the women who have come forward with allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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Comics, LGBTQ Representation, Mariko Tamaki, Rosemary Valero-O'Connell

Exclusive: Cover Reveal of Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell’s Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me


By Princess Weekes on Mon,12:25
We reveal the cover of the upcoming graphic novel from Eisner winning author Mariko Tamaki and illustrator Rosemary Valero-O'Connell Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, a queer story about two women in a toxic relationship.
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