Toxic Fandom Is Real, Just Not Where You Think

“Toxic Fandom.” What is it? It is an accusation thrown around from filmmakers, critics, and the entertainment industry gatekeepers who want to combat fan criticism of a movie, television show, comic book, or novel that does not live up to the standards of the source materials fanbases love. I once thought it was fake, just…

Classic Film Review- Singin’ In The Rain (1952)

Today, the hit musical Singin’ In The Rain has been chosen to continue music week. It is a 1952 film directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly (who also starred and choreographed the movie). It features an ensemble cast for its time including Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, Rita Moreno as well as King Donovan in a…

Movie Review Flashback- Chaplin

Chaplin, directed by Richard Attenborough, tells the story of the silent era actor Charlie Chaplin in a flashback perspective that follows his life as a boy to an old man.  The film follows Charlie Chaplin from when he performed on stage in England to when he traveled to the United States of America. He becomes…