When Harry Met Sally - Someone is staring at You top 25 

WHEN HARRY MET SALLY… – “Someone is staring at you in Personal Growth”

When Harry Met Sally… is one of my favorite movies of all time. It’s also incredibly misunderstood. Early in the film, an obnoxious and young Harry, fresh out of college, states that “Men and women can’t be friends, because the sex part always gets in the way.” What follows in the film is a long term friendship that falls into sex, and subsequently romantic love. The quote is even repeated at the film’s end when Harry does, in fact, fall in love with Sally. Many have argued that this is the film’s theme and overarching message. A 2014 blog post by Reuters’ Chlo Angyal and another from 2012 by SplitSider’s Blythe Robertson are two recent analyses that support this theory. Both writers argue that the film sends an unhealthy message. I would agree with them that the concept is bullshit. I’m a heterosexual man, and I’m probably friends with more women than men. That said, I strongly disagree that “Men can’t be friends with women” is the theme or the message of the film.

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Rose Quartz show vs fan art mailbag 

FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS

Hey howdy hey Powerwolf Pack! Welcome back for another exciting edition of the Mailbag, where we discuss all your most pressing thoughts and questions about the world of entertainment, and how it affects us. Today on the mailbag, we discuss progressive outrage and entitlement in the nerd community and the ever changing nature of genre.

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Trainwreck - Amy Schumer and Bill Hader review 

TRAINWRECK – A Surprisingly Smooth Ride

Trainwreck is like Knocked Up… but if you replaced Seth Rogen as the Reigning Loser of an Everyman Protagonist, with Amy Schumer as the Rising Queen of Losers. Both movies, like their stars, are hilariously and depressingly earnest. They remind us about what we love and hate about ourselves, what it’s like to be young, dumb, and selfish, and how hard it can be to grow up. And they’re both funny as hell.

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Channing+Tatum+as+Magic+Mike+dancing+in+his+workshop review 

MAGIC MIKE XXL – Dancing into Our Hearts (and Pants) Yet Again

Girls, you owe it to yourself to go see Magic Mike XXL. It’s a movie about a world where the needs and desires of women is a high priority on the minds of men. Men, you owe it to women to go see Magic Mike XXL. It will teach you more about what women want than the Mel Gibson movie ever did. It will show you a world where men treat women, not just as sexual equals, but as capable humans with hopes, fears, and dreams. It will show you a world where these same men treat each other that way.

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Riley's+emotions+viewing+a+memory review 

INSIDE OUT – Pixar Delves Deeper

INSIDE OUT is one of Pixar’s finest films, and there is little higher praise I could give a film than that. Though I still prefer UP for its deep symbolism and mature message, and the Toy Stories have a more iconic cast, I believe that the argument could be made that INSIDE OUT is Pixar’s most meaningful and skillfully crafted film yet. It approaches a premise and message as convoluted and complex as the human mind, and somehow, effortlessly streamlines it into a narrative so simple and human that any…

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Melissa+McCarthy+and+Miranda+Hart+get+excited+in+Spy review 

SPY – Proficiency is More Than Skin Deep

I’m pretty sure there is a 1:1 correlation between the people who love Melissa McCarthy and people who will really enjoy SPY. It’s pretty much a vehicle designed to cram all the Melissa McCarthy they can into a film, in all her different iterations. Do you like seeing her insecure and timid side? She’ll warm you up with that. Do you like seeing her viciously tear into some fools with a string of expletives that would reduce Kanye West to tears? Yup. She does that too. She’ll even go a…

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Max+dragging+his+chains+as+the+wives+look+on,+terrified review 

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD – An Unexpected Masterpiece of Adrenaline

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD is metal as fuck. It’s the purest and one of the best straight action films I’ve seen. While the film rarely takes a breath during its two hour runtime, the little snippets of characterization provide compelling reasons to root for the heroes, and even sympathize with its villains. Also, while I don’t know if you could call it a “feminist piece”, it handles a surprising wealth of female characters with incredible grace, never falling prey to the genre’s most common failings of damseling its women or…

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