Author: Dr. Genre

Dr. Genre holds a doctoral degree in Cinema and Media Studies. In addition to her academic background in genre-related topics, she has also worked in development in the US Film and Television industry. ​ She is currently hard at work on her debut novel and is a frequent panelist/presenter at genre-oriented fan conventions in the Northeast. She is a member of Broad Universe.

Taking This Loop Off

Hey friends! We’ve been quiet for a while because everyone got super busy with the stuff that pays the rent, etc, etc, but we haven’t forgotten this project. Right now, please consider our site under construction. We hope to return in early 2021 with new content and recharged batteries. Stay safe out there, and please keep social distancing, masking up, and washing your hands.

Genrepocalypse 2019: GoT Edition

How are we doing, friends? I’ve had a heck of a last week, what with seeing Avengers: Endgame AND the Battle of Winterfell in a span of five days.

Breathes.

I promise we’ll delve deep into Endgame in a full post soon, but today, let’s deal with the slightly more time-sensitive matter of Game of Thrones Ep. 8.3, “The Long Night.” Assume full spoilers below.

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Westworld S2 Ep 3: Virtù e Fortuna

Welcome to the belated third of our weekly Westworld S2 Ep recaps! I’ll be taking a look at each week’s episode (usually much closer to broadcast) as they come out, and then turning the conversation over to all of us as a collective project in the comments. SPOILERS AHOY!

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Westworld S2 Ep 2: Reunion

Welcome to the highly belated second of our weekly Westworld S2 Ep recaps! (To stay in a very present mindset of analysis, I wrote this up before viewing Ep. 3.) I’ll be taking a look at each week’s episode (usually much closer to broadcast) as they come out, and then turning the conversation over to all of us as a collective project in the comments. SPOILERS AHOY!

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Westworld S2 Ep 1: Journey Into Night

Welcome to the first of our weekly Westworld S2 Ep recaps! I’ll be taking a look at each week’s episode (usually closer to broadcast) as they come out, and then turning the conversation over to all of us as a collective project in the comments. This season looks to be quite the ride, and I’m excited to help us all puzzle through it. SPOILERS AHOY!

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Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok is out on Blu-ray today, which seems like a good time to revisit this fall release with a few thoughts on the film. After two viewings and time for reflection in between, it’s finally somewhat easier to position a critical response to the November blockbuster from Marvel Studios than it was at the time of release, but an ultimate sense of ambiguity remains. Yes, it was fun, yes I left the theater feeling oddly disappointed–both are true.

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