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#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…

#WayBackWednesday – The Fog (1980)

The Fog (1980) is a film I’ve only had the pleasure of seeing once before this week. I’ve waxed philosophical more than once on Fangirlish about my love for John Carpenter’s work and directorial style. When I saw that The…

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ 3×13 Review: “That Hope is You, Part 2”

After watching “That Hope is You, Part 2,” the finale of season three of Star Trek: Discovery, I knew I had to go back and check out my review of the season opener, “That Hope is You, Part 1.” One…

#WayBackWednesday – The Princess Bride (1987)

Sometimes you just need a comfort movie for your #WayBackWednesday, which is why I’m revisiting the 1987 cult-favorite this week, The Princess Bride. The Princess Bride is nearly universally loved, but did you know this film was only moderately successful…

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ 3×12 Review: “There is a Tide…”

Star Trek: Discovery has had me all up in my feels for WEEKS and this week’s episode 3×12, “There is a Tide…” is no different. We’ve got Star Trek: The Next Generation and Picard alum, Jonathan Frakes back in the…

#WayBackWednesday – When Harry Met Sally… (1989)

Confession: I have been reluctant to watch When Harry Met Sally… for many years. It’s not because it’s not my preferred genre of science fiction. It’s not because I don’t enjoy Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, or the writing of the…

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ 3×11 Review: “Su’Kal”

Lots of “thrillin’ heroics” are going down in 3×11 of Star Trek: Discovery. We’ve got season-long questions getting answered, mettle getting tested, and some costuming shake-ups in “Su’Kal”. What do you think about this Christmas Eve gift from Star Trek?…

#WayBackWednesday – The Santa Clause (1994)

The Santa Clause got repeat play at my house year-round growing up. I watched a fair amount of Home Improvement because of my crush on JTT back in the day, so I was quite happy to watch a Disney Christmas…

‘The Mandalorian’ 2×08 Review: “The Rescue”

We’ve now got the final episode of The Mandalorian season two. I don’t know about you, but so many things about 2×08, “The Rescue” left me in a puddle of feels. We’ve got a little while to wait for season…

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ 3×10 Review: “Terra Firma, Part 2”

We’re back in the Mirror Universe with Georgiou on 3×10 of Star Trek: Discovery, “Terra Firma, Part 2.” Check out our review on Fangirlish.

#WayBackWednesday – White Christmas (1954)

White Christmas is a film that I missed growing up. My parents aren’t really into musicals. Truthfully, it wasn’t even on my radar until a few years ago when one of my best friends was aghast that I’d barely heard…