Special guest and filmmaker Phoebe Frear joins Kate to talk about Be Kind Rewind, a quirky and innovated film that reminds Kate & Phoebe their love for filmmaking. The gals talk about: the death of video stores, the horror of VHS, practical effects, movie tricks, diva moments, wondering if it all matters, and the magic … Continue reading Be Kind Rewind – Kate’s Take Podcast
You have to be kidding me. This is a thing? In the newest Wonder Woman trailer, released on March 11, at minute 1:48 Wonder Woman lifts her arms, seemingly to flip a car, and oh snap her armpits are reveled. Alert the internet! https://youtu.be/INLzqh7rZ-U People are arguing that it's a photoshop fail to make her … Continue reading Wonder Woman’s Armpits Controversy
Kate talks about her weird fascination with Pulp Fiction, a film she saw 9 times in the theaters. She talks about the writing and filmmaking tricks she learned from the movie giving credit where it’s due to Roger Avary. She talks about the themes of loyalty, the use of gold, the alpha males and one … Continue reading Pulp Fiction – Kate’s Take Podcast
Alisha Roberts is our special guest speaker for the March Gal's Guide Meetup. She is going to be talking to us about about Femmes and Food: Finding Out Identity in What We Eat. This is going to be a fantastic and insightful meeting. Bring a friend! Thursday, March 30 7pm-9pm Barley Island 639 Conner Street … Continue reading March Meeting
Adam Eastwood is back to talk about the metaphors in the X-men movies. In this part 2 of 2 Kate and Adam dig into metaphors of gay rights, #BlackLivesMatter and fan suggested metaphors. Sources: Comics Code: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comics_Code_Authority LGBT themes in X-men: https://moviepilot.com/posts/3988951 Gay Teachers: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/12/the-plight-of-being-a-lgbt-teacher/383619/ Where you can be fired for being gay: https://www.fastcompany.com/3057357/the-future-of-work/heres-everywhere-in-america-you-can-still-get-fired-for-being-lgbt Bryan … Continue reading X-Men (Part 2) Kate’s Take Podcast
This week Kate is joined by Adam Eastwood to talk about the metaphors in the X-men movies. In this part 1 of 2, Kate and Adam dig into metaphors of Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X, the Holocaust, Japanese Internment Camps, power struggles and the social pressures to conform. Leave your comments of your favorite … Continue reading X-Men (Part 1) Kate’s Take Podcast
At the end of the day, media literacy urges us not just to question everything and thereby throw all facts into doubt, but to engage responsibly with the media we consume, questioning its perspectives and its intrinsic authority while weighing its messages against our own real, lived experiences.