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The Marvelously Meticulous History of the Captains Marvel

Marvel’s newest blockbuster film, Captain Marvel, is hitting theaters this week! Fans and newcomers alike can’t be more excited to see Captain Marvel’s theatrical debut! Well, Marvel’s Captain Marvel anyways… Because a Captain Marvel has already had a theatrical debut in a 1941 serial called The Adventures of Captain Marvel, which you can watch because […]

The Kid Who Would Be King: Making Heroes From the Marginalized

The Kid Who Would Be King shows us the importance of accepting yourself, elevating the marginilized and how your differences can make you a hero.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Is More Than The Sum Of Its Bricks

Back in 2013 when I first read that The Lego Movie was happening, I thought, “Really? A movie about Legos? Not even about a Lego property like Bionicles, just Legos in general?” I wrote it off almost instantly. Just another weird cash grab by Hollywood. Then I saw the trailer and was floored by the […]

Stop What You’re Doing and Go See Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

If you are burnt out on superhero films, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the breath of fresh air you need.

LTN Advent Calendar 2018

As we enter the season of Christmas, the Love Thy Nerd writers want to share moments from nerd culture that resonate with them and reflect the weeks of the Advent calendar. Week One – Hope – Prophet’s Candle Kingdom Death: Monster – Madeline Turnipseed The Children of Israel were scattered, conquered, enslaved, and subject to […]

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Faith and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

The wavering faith of Indiana in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade has Madeline reflecting on her own this advent season.

The Crimes of Grindelwald and the Legacy of J. K. Rowling

The Crimes of Grindelwald might not be as good as the sum of its parts but perhaps fandom isn't either.

Learning to Love Thy Neighbor in Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Fred Rogers found a way to practice the Love of Neighbor in a manner that has impacted generations, Won't You Be My Neighbor challenges us to embody that same neighborliness.