Podcast : Avengers Grimm

We watched the new Studio Asylum film – AVENGERS GRIMM! A strange and twisted mash up of fairy tale and action flock that culminates in the Bizarre. Hold onto your Hairnets, its going to get weird. “When Rumpelstiltskin destroys the Magic Mirror and escapes to the modern world, the four princesses of “Once Upon a Time”-Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, and Rapunzel-are sucked through the portal too. Well-trained and endowed with magical powers, the four women must fight Rumpelstiltskin and his army of thralls before…

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Lord of the Rings – Movie vs Book Timeline

I am a huge fan of Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit films. Huge fan. Like Stupid huge. The final Hobbit Movie, Battle of the Five Armies, makes me cry like a faucet. I am sharing this information for two reasons… one because its cool nerdyness, and two because I put it on the official LOTR wikia and I’m proud. Anyway, onto the real point of this: I was thinking about Thranduil’s line at the end of the Battle of the Five Armies about Legolas…

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Podcast: Pitch Perfect 2

Pitch Perfect 2 Are you ready to get #PitchSlapped? PlotCulture is coming at you live (at the time of recording anyway) from Thistle’s Car!! We just saw Pitch Perfect 2 and we have THOUGHTS! So cuddle up and have a listen to our Pitch Perfect 2 Podcast! Coming in at 30Minutes, its perfect for a long relaxing bath, a drive to work, a lazy Sunday spent staring into the existential angst of your wall…. basically its awesome and you should use your ears to absorb…

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Cinderella: Back to Basics

I’ll be honest here; I did not have high expectations going into Cinderella (2015). After seeing bomb (Alice in Wonderland) after bomb (Oz, the Great and Powerful) after bomb (Maleficent) in theatres, I was ready to give up on the live action branch of Walt Disney Pictures. Every movie was the same: shoddy and cartoonish CG, an insulting spinoff of a well-known and well-loved work, and cringe-worthy writing. But this post isn’t about those sad, half-baked movies; this is about Cinderella and how Disney may…

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Magic Mike XXL

Consent, Sex-Work, & Magic Mike

I’ve been told that I’m outrageously honest when I say that I didn’t watch Magic Mike for the plot. But really, who did? With Magic Mike XXL coming out, I thought I’d revisit my feelings towards these movies and the crossover between consent, sex work, and my enjoyment of sexually explicit media. Trigger Warning : Sex Trafficking, Consent Issues,

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