Not Quite in the (Green Hill) Zone – Sonic the Hedgehog

It is a rare thing for Hollywood to take audience criticism to heart. Sure, just about every major motion picture is focus grouped to death, with test screenings to beat the band, but those typically take place as the film is wrapping up production, with the reactions more used for the studio to calculate how … Continue reading Not Quite in the (Green Hill) Zone – Sonic the Hedgehog

A Love Story That’s Short on Substance, but Big on Heart – Love, Simon

Representation in mainstream cinema has a long way to go, but there have certainly been significant strides in the right direction. Case in point: Greg Berlanti's new film,┬áLove, Simon. It's a testament to how far we've come as a society (and how far we still have to go) that an otherwise standard teen rom-com could … Continue reading A Love Story That’s Short on Substance, but Big on Heart – Love, Simon