Lynsey Neill

  • July 3, 2017By Lynsey Neill

    Image Credit to Wikia The film in its whole is a celebration. When Diana first uses her Bracelets of Submission, we celebrate. When she first experiences the gift that is ice cream, we celebrate. When the music kicks up and Wonder Woman—in slow motion—destroys her enemies, we’re so deliriously happy that the celebration only pauses when

  • June 15, 2017By Lynsey Neill

    While The Originals (a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries) definitely romanticizes violence, it also discusses the disastrous consequences it can have on the different aspects of our lives. Ultimately, a show about blood-sucking vampires is bound to have extreme violence. And as the audience, we are not really outraged or disgusted by it, but usually, enjoy the

  • June 2, 2017By Lynsey Neill

    Pretty Little Liars is known for having problematic storylines. From the continuous romanticization of a student-teacher relationship that only gets creepier and creepier, to further provoking negative stereotypes by having their big bad be a transgender woman. Then most recently it was revealed that Alison was impregnated with Emily’s eggs against both their knowledge. How

  • May 29, 2017By Lynsey Neill

    In the age of an abundance of superheroes gracing our TV screens and saving the day, sometimes it’s nice to have shades of gray. Not fifty shades, but you know what I mean. It’s nice to have an antihero. Who, in most cases, lack the conventional morality and do-goodness that may become exhausting and not

  • May 25, 2017By Lynsey Neill

    For five years, fans have waited, sometimes patiently, sometimes impatiently, to the answer of what exactly happened to Oliver the five years he was presumed dead. And tonight, we got are answer. Year One: Oliver and his gang of other captives on Lian Yu, which included Yao Fei, Shado, and Slade Wilson, tried their darndest

  • May 23, 2017By Lynsey Neill

    Shipping: the practice of transporting goods from point A to point B. While this is the correct definition, that’s not the type of shipping I’m talking about. Sometimes, either in movies, books, or more commonly in television, two characters are “shipped” together. The word “ship” in this context, comes from the butt-end of the word