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My Least Favorite Trope (and this post will include spoilers for The Lego Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Matrix, Western Civilization, and—cod help me—Bulletproof Monk*.) is the thing where there’s an awesome, smart, wonderful, powerful female character who by all rights ought to be the Chosen One and the hero of the movie, who is tasked with taking care of some generally ineffectual male character who is, for reasons of wish fulfillment, actually the person the film focuses on. She mentors him, she teaches him, and she inevitably becomes his girlfriend… and he gets the job she wanted: he gets to be the Chosen One even though she’s obviously far more qualified. And all he has to do to get it and deserve it is Man Up and Take Responsibility.

And that’s it. Every god-damned time. The mere fact of naming the films above and naming the trope gives away the entire plot and character arc of every single movie.

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Disney’s upcoming film: Moana (2018)
From the directors of The Great Mouse Detective, Hercules, Aladdin, The Princess and the Frog, Treasure Planet, and The Little Mermaid, Ron Clements and John Musker bring to Disney their seventh feature film. Moana is an original computer animated musical; an epic, mythic, adventure and Polynesian tale set around 2000 years ago in the South Pacific Islands.
Moana Waialiki, the lead character, princess, and only daughter of a chief comes from a long line of navigators. She’s very passionate about exploring the sea and when her family needs her she embarks on a heroic journey. This film not only includes tiki heads, but also spirits and gods from real mythology.
To be released in the spring of 2018.
The bottom photo is not official concept art. All credit goes to Brittney Lee.

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What You Crave vs What You Need

Chocolate:
Raw nuts/seeds.
Oily/Fatty Snacks:
Kale, leafy greens.
Soda/Carbonated Drinks:
Actual, literal bubbles.
Chips/Salty Food:
Topsoil.
Cookies:
Freudian psychology.
Sweet Tea:
A strong Southern gentleman to take care of you.
Pasta/Carbs:
Pasta/Carbs.
Ice:
The sweet release of death.