Whilst most of us were busy going back to work or to school, our new Creators were busy coming up with exciting content to delight us with. From Dungeons and Dragons to an homage to '80s #horror, and from must-reads to queerness and #gender in #music; here is all the good stuff you might have missed this week.
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Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life left fans wanting more. The finale raised a huge question regarding the baby daddy of you know who, and fans have been speculating ever since. Would a renewal be possible? We know many actors have commitments elsewhere, and what if fans lose their interest if the plot takes it too far? Katie Peterson takes a look at whether or not #GilmoreGirls should get another season.
Horror fans, when was the last time you were truly scared, and too afraid to check under the bed? If you are not afraid of ghosts and the dark, and instead prefer to confront your fears, then Jessica Rodriquez has got some very interesting for you. Her five non-fiction must-reads take a look at why we are so scared of certain things.
Movie-wise, 2017 looks like it is going to be HUGE. From another Pirates of the Carribean flick to the best Christmas gift possible: Star Wars Episode VIII, it is safe to say we have got a lot to be excited for. Noticed something? They are all #sequels. Patrick Napurano takes us through the list of sequels we can look forward to this year.
The music industry was hit hard in 2016 with the loss of legends, such as Prince, #GeorgeMichael and #DavidBowie. Together they paved the way towards breaking down masculine stereotypes, and they were role models when it came to embracing sexuality and pushing gender boundaries. Rachel pays homage to these artists and the mark they left on the world.
Fans of #DungeonsandDragons can rejoice because there so happens to be a very cool and fresh way to play the game will give your non-D&D friends no excuse not to join in for once. Got one friend missing from the table? Then that's perfect! Fangirl and her friends decided to play a slightly different version of the game using a deck from Cards Against Humanity. Allow her to introduce to you: D&D Against Humanity.
According to many horror enthusiasts the 80s are without a doubt the best cinematic era for the horror genre. Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street, anyone? It Follows, released in 2014, pays homage to the classic characteristics of 80s horror, and with success. From its score to its locations; here is why #ItFollows is a beautiful tribute to the decade that re-defined the horror genre.
The Beatles once sang "all you need is love", and they weren't wrong. Why are we always so tough on ourselves and others, giving into fears that aren't even there. Lauren Madden has written an inspirational letter to fear, asking us, as well as herself, why we continue to let our lives be ruled by our fears and insecurities. Let's all be kinder and less judgmental, that would already be a step in the right direction.
Not many are familiar with the fascinating world of Korean #cinema, but let me tell you: it is 100% worth your time. One of the things the Koreans are fantastic at is incorporating political statements in a subtle way, whilst still producing a commercial blockbuster. From Memories of Murder to their recent success story Train To Busan, Sudharsanan discusses how the Koreans use art to critique politics and society.
Have you ever tried to pronounce #MrMxyzptlk's name? I would not even know where to start. It was recently announced that Peter Gadiot was cast to play the character in the CW's #Supergirl, and I am excited to see what this guy has in store for us. Creator Paula Blackburn gives us the Mr. Mxyzptlk 101, which includes the correct pronunciation of his name.
With its diverse ensemble cast, in terms of both gender and race, some would argue #SuicideSquad is the most diverse superhero film to date. Yet there are still so many problems with this blockbuster that are worth being discussed; issues such as why Harley Quinn couldn't be a self-sufficient woman in her dream sequence. Mikala takes a look at the role of women, as well as the manner in which they are depicted.
Though the Resident Evil franchise has definitely had its ups and downs, transitioning from more of a survival-esque horror game to an action-packed zombie game, the creators are coming back with a bang. It's not long now until the release of Resident Evil VII, and Vinny Splendor is of the opinion that fans of the classic #ResidentEvil productions will have much to look forward too.