Posts by Agatha

Beyonce Hold Up

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

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.

Pablo Escobar

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.

Lolly Whitehill

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.

Susie Salmon

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.

Baker from Into the Woods

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.

Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods

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.

Hagrid

In Harry Potter, Professor Rubeus Hagrid (Robbie Coltrane) is the half-giant gamekeeper, and later the Care of Magical Creatures teacher, at Hogwarts. As punishment for opening the Chamber of Secrets, his wand was snapped, but he continues to do magic using a pink umbrella containing the wand fragments.

Adele Hello

Adele’s hit single Hello propelled upthe charts with its memorable music video, which features the soulful singer-songwriter fighting the ghosts of her past romance as well as the autumn wind.

Shosanna Dreyfus

In Inglorious Basterds, Shosanna Dreyfus (Melanie Laurent) works at a cinema under the alias Emmanuelle Mimieux. When the Nazis decide to hold a movie premiere at her theater, she hatches a plan to avenge her family who were killed by the Nazis.