Posts Tagged ‘garden state’

Movie of the Year: 2004- The Other Genres

Movie of the Year 2004: The Other Genres The Taste Buds review the forgotten genres of 2004, and over 70 movies in 45 minutes! Everyone knows that in order to win things like “Best Picture” or “Movie of the Year” you have to be like a “drama,” or like a “historical drama.” On this very…

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Am I Right Ladies? The Manic Pixie Dream Girls Must Be Stopped

In a 2005 review of the dreadful Elizabethtown, Nathan Rabin coined the term “Manic Pixie Dream Girl”, and hence, there was a beautiful succint term to describe so many cliches. Rabin describes the MPDG as existing “solely in the fevered imaginations of sensitive writer-directors to teach broodingly soulful young men to embrace life and its…

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