Slamming the door in Hans’s face

The Disney movie Frozen has been praised by many for being “original” with its main conflict, that being the relationship between Anna, the film’s princess, and Hans, who is supposed to be the evil Prince Charming. However, I disagree with the view that the relationship issues Frozen presents are well written and worthy of praise, which damages the entire conflict of the movie.…

Disney Review #1: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

It has become quite commonplace for the folks who embody “girrl power” to criticize every bit of media in terms of whether girls are being aptly represented (to their standards, of course). It is especially common for them to chastise children’s shows, as the viewership is young and impressionable.…

Badger Pod Nerd Cast 5: Hannah vs. The Bear

Works discussed: Her, Disney villainesses, Female Thor, and THE EPIC BATTLE OF HANNAH VS. CEDRIC/CYRIL/CAESAR THE BEAR!

Her

by Ellen Fishbein

The portrayal of Theodore in the film Her as a vulnerable, emotionally complex person combats the feminist image of man as a creature driven by uniquely violent, dangerous male sexuality.…