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‘The Prom’ Advanced Review: This Is About Emma… Right?

The Prom has been one of my favourite Broadway musicals of the last few years, and to say that I was skeptical about the upcoming adaptation of The Prom would be an understatement. I fell in love with the musical…

‘Battle of the Blades’ Season 6 Episode 6: Finale

And there you have it, folks. Your season 6 Battle of the Blades champions: Meagan Duhamel and Wojtek Wolski! It’s been a weird season, and this finale was definitely weird, too. It certainly didn’t feel like past finales. Where was…

‘Battle of the Blades’ Season 6, Episode 5 Recap: Plot Twist!

Well, that was unexpected. I said last week that I expected the final three teams to be Jessica and Asher, Kaitlyn and Bryan, and Meagan and Wojtek. Apparently I was wrong! This season of Battle of the Blades has been…

Battle of the Blades Season 6, Episode 4 Recap: Double Elimination

So, was anyone going to tell me that this season isn’t actually being extended and last week’s epic tie meant we’d have a double elimination this week? Was anyone going to tell me that, or was I going to have…

‘Battle of the Blades’ Season 6, Episode 3 Recap: The Distraction We Need

In the midst of a week that absolutely refuses to end, at a time when the concept of time is irrelevant and we are all stuck in suspense, waiting for one bit of news and instead being inundated with deranged…

Battle of the Blades Season 6 Episode 2 Recap: Halloween!

Week 2 is the worst. Every single year, I get excited about the new pairs. Every year, I think about how nice it’s going to be to see them all improve over the course of the season. And every year,…

I Will Go Down With This Ship: Kaz and Inej Edition

We love shipping here at Fangirlish. Every Friday, we take the time to celebrate one ship in particular that has captured our hearts. We’ve talked about popular ships, obscure ships, and controversial ships. We’ve talked about ships from books, from…

‘Battle of the Blades’ Season 6 Premiere Recap: The Battle is Back!

The Battle is back, and just when the world needs it most! Yes, Battle of the Blades returned Thursday night with a two hour premiere on CBC. Eight new pairs took to the ice for the first time to give…

Interview: ‘Rebecca’ Director Ben Wheatley Talks Adapting De Maurier’s Book To Screen

Rebecca is finally available to stream on Netflix, and I for one cannot wait for everyone to get the chance to watch this movie. It’s fun, it’s creepy, it’s visually stunning, and it’s sure to introduce a new generation to…

Return to Hatchetfield with Starkid’s ‘Nightmare Time!’

This pandemic has presented a massive challenge to everyone in the entertainment industry. People have had to get creative, and many of us fans have been left wanting when it comes to new content. Given the challenges COVID has presented…

‘Rebecca’ Advanced Review: A Fresh Take on a Classic

When the trailer for Rebecca (2020) first dropped, I, like so many young people who will be checking out this movie on October 21st, had no idea that it was an adaptation. I had somehow missed Daphne Du Maurier’s 1938…

7 Completed TV Shows To Binge This Fall

Fall is upon us, and under normal circumstances, that would mean lots of new TV to watch. However, because of the pandemic, this year’s fall TV lineup just isn’t what it usually is. That doesn’t mean there’s nothing to watch,…

The Highs and Lows of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Well, the strangest NHL season in recent memory has come to an end, and the Tampa Bay Lightning have been crowned this year’s Stanley Cup champions. The playoffs were… weird, to say the least, and a lot happened, some of…

We Can’t Wait for ‘Battle of the Blades’ Season 6!

In a year where almost nothing has gone right, CBC is here to save the day, with the return of their extremely Canadian reality TV show Battle of the Blades. And yes, when I say “we can’t wait for this…

What Celebrities Like JK Rowling Get Wrong About “Cancel Culture”

“Cancel culture” is the latest internet term to creep into mainstream discourse and become so overused that it loses all meaning. Thanks to JK Rowling and 149 other celebrities, everyone has something to say about this supposedly new phenomenon. Is…

Book Review: The Lost Book of the White by Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu

Has any book fandom been better fed in the last few years than the Shadowhunter Chronicles fandom? Cassandra Clare just keeps churning out new Shadowhunter books year after year, and these books are only getting better. Co-written by Cassandra Clare…

I Will Go Down With This Ship: Malec Edition

Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles books are full of some of my favourite characters and relationships of all time. I could write a whole series about the ships in those books, from Clace, Sizzy and Malec from The Mortal Instruments, to…

10+ Professionally Filmed Musicals You Can Watch At Home!

Broadway has been dark since March, and I miss it more with every day that goes by. For avid fans of musical theatre, it’s not just about not being able to see shows in person (though I was supposed to…

Roundtable: The Best and Worst Fanfiction We’ve Read

Fanfiction has never been more visible. In the last few years, it’s gone from a fringe hobby that few people would admit to engaging with to something almost everyone is at least vaguely aware of. Unfortunately, with that visibility comes…

Opinion: We Don’t Need More Book-to-Screen Adaptations

Last Wednesday, one year almost to the day after the finale of Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments on Freeform, Constantin Film and the BBC dropped a bomb on fans of Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles: they’re making a TV Show out of…

You Need To Read ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’

I’m not quite sure how Casey Mcquinston’s debut novel Red, White & Royal Blue escaped my notice while I was doing research for my most anticipated books of 2019 list, or during all the time I spent browsing Book Twitter…