Tag: films

Miss Representation: Thoughts

A couple weeks ago I saw this new documentary film, Miss Representation. The Special Events team at GeekGirlCon invited me to the showing in Seattle and the post-film panel discussion. Miss Representation discusses the representation, misrepresentation, and lack of representation of women in media, popular media, and politics. The Good Stuff It’s a great, accessible primer on issues of sex,…

Miss Representation Film Screening and Panel Discussion

This week, I’ll be attending a screening of the documentary film, Miss Representation, and speaking on a post-film panel discussion. Here are the event details: Miss Representation – Presented by Women’s Funding Alliance in partnership with Reel Grrls, GeekGirlCon, and SIFF. Join us on November 30th for a special screening of this compelling new film that exposes how mainstream media…

What is Wrong With Comic Book Movies?

gatmog briefly reviews a bunch of comic book movies, and ends with a critique: What continues to astound me is how the medium has been treated in its transfer to film. While it’s nice to see them being taken seriously as money making ventures, there comes a point where the film’s ties to the original format are permanently broken by…

X3

I saw X-Men: The Last Stand this past weekend. I enjoyed it. There were some details I didn’t like, but the details didn’t mar my enjoyment of the movie. Ever since more and more films based upon comic books have come out, I have slowly resigned myself to the fact that they will never be true to the original source…

Snake to Get Movie Treatment

Hideo Kojima, game designer of the Metal Gear Solid series of videogames has confirmed that a movie adaptation is in the works: I have received many offers to adapt Metal Gear Solid. It has taken a long time, but we have finally settled on an arrangement. False facts aside, a movie project is underway. I have finalized a Class-A contract…