“Forget “strong female character.” Aim for: “Woman or girl with agency.” One who makes decisions, affects the story, pushes the plot.” – Chuck Wendig I came across this excellent quote … Continue reading Flipping The Script Upside Down: Women And Girls With Agency In Stranger Things Season Three
Hayley Paskevich (She/Her) is an avid moviegoer and lover of the written word. It should come as no surprise then that she graduated university with an English degree, minoring in Film Studies. Hailing from the Canadian west, Hayley currently works in the captioning industry and wants to one day make a career out of writing for film. In the meantime though, she can probably be found obsessing over whatever show she’s bingewatching at the moment, coming up with terrible puns, or jamming out to the Six the musical soundtrack.
2019 has been quite the year for me already, filled with adventure and unforgettable experiences. It’s also been a year that’s produced an outpouring of media content when it comes … Continue reading Best Of 2019 So Far – Hayley Paskevich
Never before have I seen a film quite like Starfish, which is perhaps why it’s stayed with me long after watching it. This unique and introspective sci-fi-horror hybrid centers around … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Mixtapes, Metaphors, and a Meditation On Grief with A.I. White -‘Starfish’ (2019)
At what point do we decide something we once loved dearly is too childish, meant to be left forever in the past as we venture forward into the mysterious phase … Continue reading Embracing Your Inner Child In A Grown-Up World: What ‘Christopher Robin’ and ‘Unicorn Store’ Can Teach Us
Picture this: it’s Valentine’s Day and you’ve already made plans for a date night in with your significant other/friends/self – you get the idea. You have dinner prepared and lighting … Continue reading Falling In Love Through Song: The Appeal Of The Indie Musical Romance
It’s not always easy to find good LGBTQ+ representation in the media, especially when it comes to queer female characters. Sure, they exist, but the reality is they’re few and … Continue reading Marvel’s Runaways: Deanoru and the (Super) Power of Representation
After briefly getting axed by FOX last year in a move that spawned a great deal of internet backlash – which in turn led to NBC swooping in to rescue … Continue reading Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Top 9 Iconic Moments of the Nine-Nine