Top 10 Ways to Know if You are in a Movie (or TV show)

July 3, 2016

1. If you’re a Black woman in an otherwise White movie, you are: a sassy medical receptionist; a bland judge (if there are no other Black people in the movie) or a Loyal Black Friend (LBF). Good news though, female LBFs are no longer required to die, especially in romantic comedies.

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Movie Clichés

December 28, 2013

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  • A female protagonist will always call her female enemy a “bitch” before killing her. It doesn’t matter if it’s a human, monster or shark – all of their trappings and complexities are discarded as they are collapsed down to a simple “bitch”.

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Things to Never Say or Do in a Movie

September 25, 2011

If you ever find yourself in a movie, especially a thriller of any kind, here are some things you may wish to avoid:

  • Never say, “You guys go ahead; I’ll catch up with you later.” Something baaaaad will happen to you.

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