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Let's Discuss: Hollywood's Casting Crisis

For the past few weeks, Hollywood has been in a firestorm after unleashing one controversial casting decision after another. First with Ben Affleck being announced as Batman, an announcement that was met with derision, outrage and to put it mildly, dissatisfaction.

Then on Labor Day, the announcement that women everywhere were waiting for finally arrived, the casting of the leads in the hotly anticipated “Fifty Shades of Grey” film adaptation of the hit book series. Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson would be lambasted online and angered fans would once again set the internet aflame with their frustration.

TV Reviews? You Got It.

Like Jonas on "Dark," take a deep dive into Eclectic Pop's past with an assortment of TV reviews. Click on the pic to travel through the wormhole! *Plus, social media links below* (;


Let's Discuss: Child Soldiers in Film

As the entertainment world and fandoms everywhere chatter in anticipation for “The Hunger Games” sequel “Catching Fire”, a sad but unspoken trend continues its course into Hollywood glamorization, child soldiers.

For a lot of countries around the world, the reality of child soldiers is not the exciting or existential journey to self-discovery that Hollywood and recent young adult fictions have made it out to be. Children, in other countries are being forced to carry weapons and fight for tyrants, all the while, seldom surviving the horrific consequences of war.