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29 Sep 2014

MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL - Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Film genres have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?  What about the Manic Pixie Dream Girl character, does she have rules?


Bringing Up Baby (1938) – a screwball comedy that has been said to include an early example of a MPDG.


22 Sep 2014

MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL - Elizabethtown

Film genres have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?  What about the Manic Pixie Dream Girl character, does she have rules?




Elizabethtown (2005) – the film that caused the term Manic Pixie Dream Girl to be created.

15 Sep 2014

MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRLS - The Rules

Film genres have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?  What about the Manic Pixie Dream Girl character, does she have rules?


8 Sep 2014

RANDOM RULES - Film Comparisons

Films have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?  And can we turn those rules into silly memes comparing films & characters?

Next week:  The Manic Pixie Dream Girl Rules, but first some fun...

1 Sep 2014

LESBIAN ROMANCE RULES - Analysis

Films have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas? What about Lesbian Romance films, do they follows a strict formula and a set of rules?


These are the rules for Lesbian Romance Films.  Not the rules for romancing a lesbian.  I'm not qualified to do that.