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#WayBackWednesday – The Craft (1996)

The Craft is a movie that totally freaked me out as a kid. I watched The Craft for the first time at a friend’s house during a sleepover. It scared me so badly that we didn’t finish it. What can…

#WayBackWednesday – The Sandlot (1993)

The Sandlot is Fangirlish staff writer, Julie’s pick for her favorite summer movie. I’m so glad she picked The Sandlot because it’s one of my all-time favorite summer movies as well. Did you grow up watching The Sandlot every summer?…

#WayBackWednesday – Now and Then (1995)

For the inaugural edition of our Summer Vacation series, I’ll be reviewing staff writer Gillian’s favorite summer flick–Now and Then. Did you catch Now and Then when it premiered back in 1995? Check out the trailer and then read why…

#WayBackWednesday – Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

I’ve had Star Trek: Insurrection, and frankly, just Star Trek on the brain lately, largely because I’m auditing a Star Trek class this summer at Signum University. I’ve also been thinking much about some of the conversations I’ve seen on…

#WayBackWednesday – Galaxy Quest (1999)

“Never give up! Never surrender!” to a boring life. Check out this week’s #WayBackWednesday–science fiction comedy Galaxy Quest (1999).

#WayBackWednesday – Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure (1984)

Happy Revenge of the Fifth, Cinco de Mayo, and a belated Star Wars Day! For the week of May the Fourth, I felt it would be fun to visit something in the Star Wars Legends category for this week’s #WayBackWednesday.…

#WayBackWednesday – 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

10 Things I Hate About You is a film that I’ll happily watch any time. I didn’t catch it until I was in college, about 5 years after its release, but I’d always had lots of good intentions about watching…

New Star Trek is Coming Down the Pike!

We all know that 2020 was a dumpster fire, but for Star Trek fans, one thing that made the year of hell more palatable was getting new Star Trek nearly every single week of the year. 32 out of 52…

#WayBackWednesday – Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

With the Mortal Kombat reboot coming out this Friday, April 23, and me having covered the original Mortal Kombat in the inaugural #WayBackWednesday, I felt it only appropriate to cover the 1997 sequel, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation for today’s #WayBackWednesday. I…

#WayBackWednesday – The Lost Boys (1987)

I wanted to watch a fun movie for this week’s #WayBackWednesday; enter The Lost Boys. This 1987 vampire horror-comedy is a lot of fun and a film that I want to watch whenever the weather warms up. Have you seen…

#WayBackWednesday – TRON (1982)

Is “Disney cyberpunk classic” a phrase you’ve never read? Learn more by checking out this week’s #WayBackWednesday film–TRON (1982).

#WayBackWednesday – 9 to 5 (1980)

With this being Women’s History Month, I would be remiss if I let the month slide by without highlighting one of the women I admire the most–Dolly Parton. I grew up about 45 minutes from Dolly’s stomping grounds and her…

#WayBackWednesday – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)

When I was a kid, I was obsessed with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I had the action figures, clothes, shoes, playsets, you name it. When the live-action TMNT movies came out, I begged my mom to take me. Fortunately…

#WayBackWednesday – Darby O’Gill and the Little People (1959)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I am of very Irish descent (and not just on St. Patrick’s Day), so I wanted to take a look at a film that felt appropriate for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. In preparation for today’s…

#WayBackWednesday – The Wizard (1989)

Happy Mar10 Day! With today being March 10 (Mario Day), I felt it would be appropriate to dig into a movie featuring Nintendo’s poster boy–1989’s The Wizard starring Fred Savage. Did you catch The Wizard back in the day? I…

#WayBackWednesday – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 6×13, “Far Beyond the Stars” (1998)

I know you come to my #WayBackWednesday column for movie recommendations, but for today’s column, I’d like to do something a little different. For today’s #WayBackWednesday column, I want to zero in on an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space…

#WayBackWednesday – Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (1997)

When I started this series for Black History Month, I made the observation that I hadn’t seen many black-led/black-directed films prior to 2000. This is one, however, that I watched every time it was on TV — Rodgers and Hammerstein’s…

Fangirlish Does Valentine’s Day: “Miss Congeniality”

Confession: I am not a girly girl. Never have been. Dresses only happen for me if they are 100% necessary or very special occasions, like when I got married or when my friends get married. I would rather challenge you…

#WayBackWednesday – Love & Basketball (2000)

For the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, I felt it appropriate to check out a romance for #WayBackWednesday. Love & Basketball is a film that I’d heard good things about, but I’d not really checked out myself before this…

#WayBackWednesday – Malcolm X (1992)

February is Black History Month, so I felt it would be a good idea for me to close some gaps in my movie viewing. I have come to realize that while I’ve seen many newer films by black filmmakers and…

#WayBackWednesday – Enemy of the State (1998)

Enemy of the State was not a film I caught in its original release, likely because it’s rated R and I didn’t really watch political thrillers at the age of 13. Let’s be honest, I don’t watch them that often…