Tag Archives: Action Heroine Handwave

Movies That Hate You (Special): The Hunger Games

Note:  This one is special because it deals with a movie that was seen “live” in theatre.  You may start seeing these more often. The Story on a Branch: In a dystopian society, an oppressive government selects conscripts for “The … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You: Elektra [2004, Jennifer Garner]

Note:  This is not the Shannon Tweed Cinemax Softcore Movie of the Same Name. Sliced Summary: An assassin is chased by a clan of Japanese Ninjas when they discover the whereabouts of a young girl who holds the key to … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You: Batman and Robin

Synopsis on the Rocks: Batman must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from destroying Gotham City with an Ice Cannon.  Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne must help his butler, who is suffering from a rare disease.

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Movies That Hate You: Terminator 2 – Judgment Day

The Nutshell: In the 15 years after her encounter with a futuristic killing machine named “Terminator” and its human opponent Kyle Reese, Sarah Connor has found herself preparing her son John for the eventual nuclear holocaust.  Unfortunately, she has been … Continue reading

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Analysis: Action Heroine Handwave

“I just thought it was cool that a girl could do that.” So says the young girl who happens to watch Jaime Sommers attempt to escape the Wolf Creek Facility in Bionic Woman (2007). While the line itself was a … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You – Aliens

57 years after the events on LV426 (from the first movie, Alien), Ellen Ripley’s escape pod is found and she is revived.  When she returned to Earth, she is charged with destruction of property and has been discharged.  She also … Continue reading

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