Fan Favorites Arizona and April Won't Return to Grey's Anatomy

Fans Are Devastated to Hear Some Favorites Will Be Written Off

Grey's Anatomy Season 15 Trailer (HD)

Grey's Anatomy is no stranger to heartbreak and it seems there's more to come. News has rattled the fanbase when it was revealed that two longtime fan favorites will be departing after season 14. Marking the end of an era, Dr. Arizona Robbins played by Jessica Capshaw for 10 seasons and Dr. April Kepner played by Sarah Drew for 9 have been written off by the showrunners. Playing these rolls for 10 and 9 seasons respectively, it will be an emotional moment for those who saw themselves in these women and have followed their stories.

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Former NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Tom Brokaw is the Newest Name To Break During the Me Too Movement

The growing list of men accused of sexual misconduct shows no sign of stopping anytime soon. The newest addition is the former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw.
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Is Tomb Raider the Feminist Film You've Been Waiting For?

Feminist Success or Another Terrible Remake?

Longtime fans of Lara Croft turned out this past weekend to see the newly rebooted Tomb Raider franchise. If you are a big fan of the past adaptations, you might be in for a surprise. 2018's Tomb Raider isn't full of over-the-top explosive action, nor does it have the trademark tackiness of a video game film. Instead, we're given an emotional origin story that has left some people feeling let down. As critics and audiences disagree about the quality of the film, one question stands out from the rest; How feminist is this new Tomb Raider?

It's hard to take a fresh look at this film without referring back to the original Tomb Raider films, starring Angelina Jolie. It's only when you contrast these two very different interpretations that the reality of this modern Lara Croft takes effect. Alicia Vikander's Lara is not the busty seductress that Angelina Jolie embodied with an effortless sensuality.

The new Lara is missing her trademark braid, wears long pants, doesn't have a padded bra, and isn't constantly portrayed through a hyper-sexualized lens. This Lara isn't put on display to pump up your libido- in fact, the only lingering shots featured aren't of Vikander's chest, but her incredibly defined arm muscles. Appearance-wise, this new Tomb Raider look is realistic, refreshing, and definitely feminist. That being said, appearance seems to be one of the few feminist aspects of this film that they got right.

If you take this film as a stand-alone, it will leave a lot to be desired. It can seem disappointing to watch Lara Croft come into her own while being outwitted, beaten up, and struggling throughout the start of this film. I take that with a grain of salt, because unlike the video game character who has been kicking ass for a long time, origin story Croft is just getting her start. It can be refreshing to see a woman who hasn't been training as a soldier her whole life, learn to find her inner power throughout the film. It feels very human to see Lara's failures make her stronger and smarter.

Her journey is perfectly embodied during the sequence where she breaks free from a headlock. At the start, Lara has to tap out, bite and scratch to escape. She fails numerous times before she finally frees herself. She is a relatable female badass, and that is the second (and last) feminist breakthrough of this film.

The lack of representation in this film is, honestly, incredibly disappointing. One might argue, this whole movie is centered around a woman, so how could it lack representation? I would respond that, if women make up around 50% of the population, then why is Lara Croft the only woman in this film? Sure, there are a handful of badass fighting women who make an appearance at Lara's boxing gym, but that first scene makes up the majority of the female cast and lasts about 2 minutes. Ethnically, this could be almost be considered a diverse cast…. of men. There are only a handful of women, and none of color. The majority of people won't see themselves represented in this film.

There is so much potential here, but it doesn't quite come to fruition. However, this is a win for women who want to see a realistic action hero that is so much more than tits and ass. It just isn't the best it could be, and that's a problem. It does enough to get by, but with so many films doing better, it feels like it's time for everyone to step up their game.

As for whether or not the film is a good movie, I really enjoyed it. It had me on the edge of my seat at times and Alicia Vikander carries this role with strength, grace, and a tiny dash of humor. As it stands on its own, this movie isn't a true feminist victory. But, if it's meant to entice audiences into a series, where Lara Croft has developed into her role, then there's plenty of promise for the future. Here's hoping.

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Where Does "Black Panther" Rank In The Marvel Universe?

See how well Black Panther holds up to its peers

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Ranking every movie Marvel released isn't easy, but we did it!

There's good reasons why Marvel movie universe has become an ever-present box office sensation. The fans aren't just dedicated to the films because they get to see a good movie every couple of months, but because the overarching storyline that connects them all builds a realistic world where we feel compelled to know what's next. Every film has worked together like pieces of a puzzle building a bigger picture.

That being said, fans can be incredibly disappointed when the next film in succession doesn't live up to their standards. It's completely understandable. Fans that have come to see every movie, know the order of the timeline, and are waiting for every hint and secret moment weaved into these films to come to fruition in Avengers: Infinity war want every film to be great on their own no matter their role in the universe.

So I developed a fairly scientific method to rank every Marvel movie to find how the new Black Panther movie holds up. The science I used is simple but foolproof. Each film has two ratings on Rotten Tomatoes: one for the critics and one for the audience. By averaging those numbers I could more easily rank these films by their popularity. I don't like ties so I thought a nice tie breaker would be their box office numbers. So let's take a look at where the Black Panther ranks!

Here's a Little Guide:

Critics Score / Audience Score = Averaged Score. Box Office Revenue.

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What To Watch This Valentine's Day

Whether You're Going Out or Staying In There's Something Here For Everyone!

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What To Watch This Valentine's Day

Whether you want to go out or stay in this Valentine's Day there are plenty of things for you. Love is in the theaters with lots of incredibly romantic films fighting for Oscars. If you're looking for a low key night in then find the streaming service that's got what you want. There are plenty of options so have fun with Valentine's!

What's In Theaters This Valentine's Day

Fifty Shades Freed

The finale Fifty Shades film is hitting theaters just in time for Valentine's Day. The steamy movie is sure to be a big Valentine's day hit for ladies and men of every relationship status.

Call Me By Your Name

Want to remember how bittersweet your first romance was? This film about two beautiful people discovering who they are and their love for each other makes for a touching and powerful film that is poised to sweep the Oscars. Come for Armie Hammer, stay for the tears.

The Greatest Showman

A sweet movie for this Valentine's Day filled with singing, dancing, and love. Forbidden love, true love, self love and it's importance in our lives is at the heart of this movie. Don't miss the duet by Zac Efron and Zendaya that has been a hit on the music charts.

Forever My Girl

A classic romantic comedy for Valentine's day. Guy leaves life behind to be famous but returns home to find the girl he loved and their daughter. You know the story, you probably know how it's going to end, but you know you're still going to love it.

The Shape of Water

A different kind of romance than we are usually used to on screen hasn't stopped this movies popularity. It's made quite the splash and has been snatching up awards this season so maybe give different a try.

What's On Netflix This Valentine's Day


One of Netflix's best shows is hiding in plain sight. Previously named Scrotal Recall, the much improved new name allowed a lot more people to realize how beautiful and real this show about love and 'timing' really is. You'll relate to the characters and love them through their happiness, sadness, and mistakes.

Cable Girls

Bring on the soap opera with the ludicrous plots, the gorgeous cast, the lies, the sex, the murder! This Spanish Netflix show set in the 1920s has plenty of drama to keep you on the edge of your seat. Who will Lidia choose, Francisco or Carlos?

Michael Bolton's Big Sexy Valentine's Day Special

Go silly this Valentine's with big celebrity cast at their zaniest. This is basically a movie length SNL short that is the classic Lonely Island Mixture of comedy and absurdity. You won't always know what's happening in this mock telethon but you'll laugh the whole time.


What is more romantic than a tragic lesbian affair? Expertly acted by Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett, their romance is a powerful look at forbidden love.

Moonrise Kingdom

Quirky, sweet, and very Wes Anderson. This young romance is full of heart felt adventure told in Anderson's classic cinematic style. Plenty of aesthetic and no tears make this a great Valentine's movie.


If you're going with romance as a sweeping tragedy then go Atonement. War and scandal rips apart a young couple during World War 2. Will they find their way back to each other, and can they repair their broken relationships along the way?

What's On HBO This Valentine's Day

La La Land

Head over to the city of angels to watch Mia and Sebastian fall in love. You can sing and dance along in the comfort of your own home, and it can break your heart all over again.

Everything, Everything

A romantic version of bubble boy, seriously. A young girl is trapped inside because of an illness but falls in love with her neighbor despite the odds. It's not about the story, it's about how it makes you feel.

50 Shades Darker

See the second fifty shades of grey movie before you make your way to the theater for number three. Whether you're seeing it for the first time or revisiting an old favorite it is sure to entice you. To those who didn't like the first one, maybe give this a try because it defies tradition with a sequel better than the original.

Romeo And Juliet

It's the play that has inspired countless love stories throughout the centuries. Go classic and revisit the original star crossed lovers.

West Side Story

Hey remember that whole Romeo and Juliet suggestion? You could go modern and musical with the New York City version. Let the love ballads fill your soul.


Do you miss the era when John Cusack was the hunk starring in every romantic comedy? Revisit the glory years with this magical movie.

What's On Hulu This Valentine's Day

Sweet Home Alabama

Nothing does the trick like a classic rom com, and this one has the added benefit of Reese Witherspoon. Will she choose the city life or go back to her roots and the boy she's never forgotten about? I mean, the exciting part isn't really the ending so just enjoy the ride.

She's All That

My fair lady feat. 90s teens could be the exact vibe you need this Valentine's Day. It has all of the tropes including a head mean girl, prom night, and who could forget the cinematic masterpiece of a girl walking down the stairs post makeover montage.

George of the Jungle

There's romance, comedy, and a young Brendan Fraser… what more could you need? It's kind of a children's movie but you also for some reason basically see George of the Jungle naked? The 90s were a crazy time.

50 First Dates

This is a romantic comedy that is pretty heavy on the comedy. Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore pull of some chemistry and make a beautiful romance about brain damage. Short term memory loss never looked so sweet.

Curious Case of Benjamin Button

A cinematic masterpiece makes for a fantastic Valentine's Day treat. You can watch Brad Pitt age backwards but they make sure you know that he is in his prime. This film isn't all about romance but maybe you're looking for something different.

What's On Amazon Prime This Valentine's Day

Me Before You

This movie had the hottest stars of the moment and hit the box office like a wrecking ball. It's Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin at their most charming in a story that is as beautiful and heartwarming as it is tragic.

Dirty Dancing

Nobody puts baby in the corner. Everyone loves Dirty Dancing! Revisit the old favorite and watch Baby and Johnny dance their way through the summer and into each other's hearts.

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