Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, Or Edina Monsoon: The Original Millennial

For as “frivolous” as Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie is being billed, there is an underlying profundity to the art and grotesque beauty of selfishness displayed with such gusto by now sixty-somethings Edina Monsoon (Jennifer Saunders) and Pasty Stone (Joanna Lumley). When Absolutely Fabulous first aired on BBC2 (it had to …

In The Latest Round of the Kardashian/West/Swift Feud, It’s Still A Challenge to Feel Sympathy for Taylor Swift

In the ongoing battle between one, Taylor Swift, and two, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, it appears as though the latter have done the unthinkable: cast an incredibly noticeable chink in Swift’s armor of studied good will and aura of beneficence. As the carefully calculated walls of her pop star …

The Objectification of Chris Hemsworth Might Be The Best Thing About Ghostbusters

When it comes to rebooting classics of an untouchable nature, the new incarnation has to offer something that’s not only slightly different, but also truly spectacular. And, in spite of a certain lukewarm response to Paul Feig’s rendering of Ghostbusters, the revamping of the aforementioned has proven to offer a …

The Symbiosis of Friendship As Detailed by Microbe & Gasoline

In every adolescence, there is a period characterized by feelings of isolation and loneliness. For the protagonist of Microbe & Gasoline, fourteen-year-old Daniel Guéret (Ange Dargent) a.k.a. Microbe–a nickname bequeathed to him thanks to his small stature–these sentiments feel more eternal than temporary. Although he blends in easily enough with …