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Get Out of Here with That Comedy Label


Get Out, the suspenseful social commentary wrapped in the trappings of the horror genre, took the world by storm when it was released earlier this year. Audiences and critics alike were not altogether sure what to do about the blockbuster and the way it showed how reality-based horror could make an impact with movie-going audiences and on social movements. Even…

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Silver Screen Resolution: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies


In 2017, I resolved to see twelve new-to-me spec fic movies in an attempt at catching up with popular culture. One movie per month, the results of watching said movie discussed at the beginning of the next month. I made myself some rules. It must be spec-fic. For review here on Spec-Chic and for myself. I just prefer it.  Science…

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Sound Off! The Shape of Water


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, embrace your differences and discuss The Shape of Water, which premiered in the United States on Friday, December 8, 2017 (wide release on Friday, December 22, 2017). Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but…

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Biggest Disappointments of 2017


You know what the trouble is when you look forward to something? Inevitably, it just might let you down, and then something you could’ve shrugged off otherwise becomes a bitter disappointment. So while we at Speculative Chic love celebrating our favorites (seriously, have you been reading our My Favorite Things column?), we also think it’s important to talk about those…

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One Nerd + One Violin = Endless Possibilities: An Introduction to the Music Videos of Taylor Davis


Sometimes, it’s hard not to get caught up in the music of our favorite geeky properties. All I need to hear are the first few notes of “Hedwig’s Theme” from Harry Potter, the wolf-like howl in the opening credits to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, or pretty much anything from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and I am there,…

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Sound Off! Bright


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, brush up on your high-school elvish and discuss Bright, which premiered on Netflix in the United States on Friday, December 22, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After…

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