Posts by Agatha
In American Beauty, Angela Hayes (Mena Suvari) is a high school cheerleader. She is the object of infatuation from her friend’s dad Lester Burnham, who is experiencing a midlife crisis. In his fantasy, she reveals what she’s got underneath her cheerleading uniform, and it’s a whole lot of roes petals.
In Brave, Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald) is a sixteen year old Scottish princess. She dreams of following her own path and leading her own life, which defied age-old custom and causes a bit of chaos in the kingdom.
Domino chronicles the story of Domino Harvey (Keira Knightley). English daughter of actor Laurence Harvey, she started as fashion model turned Los Angeles bounty hunter investigated by the FBI for a $10 million armored truck heist.
From Beyonce’s epic album Lemonade, “Hold Up” is a single accompanied by a music video in which Beyonce goes ham on multiple cars and security cameras. She must have enjoyed making this video more than any other.
Matilda Wormwood (Mara Wilson) is a precocious child, though her parents ignore and mistreat her. When Matilda discovers that in addition to her genius-level intelligence she has telekinetic powers, she decides to use them to teach her parents and the tyrannical headmistress of her school a lesson they won’t soon forget.
The Netflix original series Narcos tells the tale of Pablo Escobar (Wagner Moura), the notorious Colombian drug kingpin who became a billionaire through the production and distribution of cocaine. Though he looks like a harmless middle-aged man, he was directly and indirectly responsible for hundreds of killings.
In Orange is the New Black, Lolly Whitehill (Lori Petty) is an inmate at Litchfield Penitentiary. She was a journalist until her interest in conspiracy theories turned into full-blown paranoid schizophrenic delusions.
In the Lovely Bones, a novel by Alice Sebold and adapted to film by Peter Jackson, Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan) is a teenage girl who is murdered. From her personal heaven, she witnesses her friends and family struggle to move on with their lives, and comes to terms with her own tragic death.
In Into the Woods, the Baker (James Corden) wishes for a child, but is cursed by the Witch because his father was found robbing her garden. The Witch offers to lift the curse if the Baker can retrieve four items for her: a cow as white as milk, a cape as red as blood, hair as yellow as corn, and a slipper as pure as gold.
In Into the Woods, this take onLittle Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford) crosses paths with the Wolf as usual, but also characters from other fairy tales including Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel.