Third Thursday Throwback – Neopets nostalgia is alive and well, with a Neopian renaissance visible on the horizon

This month’s Third Thursday Throwback revisits the Neopets craze of the early 2000s, from daily treks across Neopia to finding plushies in the real world, and then checks in with JumpStart Games CEO Jim Czulewicz to find out how he’s breathing new life into the brand. Are your Neopets dying? You better check on them! Continue reading “Third Thursday Throwback – Neopets nostalgia is alive and well, with a Neopian renaissance visible on the horizon”

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Pride Thursday Throwback – ‘Big Eden,’ a middle-aged Montana romance from the turn of the millenium, still outstrips many modern gay romcoms

Big Eden, the award-winning 2000 middle-age gay love story from Thomas Bezucha, is too lovely to miss out on revisiting for this year’s Pride Month, so in a bonus June Thursday Throwback, we’re paying tribute to this bucolic treasure of a movie. Continue reading “Pride Thursday Throwback – ‘Big Eden,’ a middle-aged Montana romance from the turn of the millenium, still outstrips many modern gay romcoms”

Third Thursday Throwback – ‘Breakfast with Scot’ is a sweet queer family comedy about hockey and healing your inner child

Our June Third Thursday Throwback is a Pride edition, and Breakfast With Scot is a 2007 romantic comedy slash family drama slash sports movie that is all too often overlooked when people are discussing older queer films with happy endings. Continue reading “Third Thursday Throwback – ‘Breakfast with Scot’ is a sweet queer family comedy about hockey and healing your inner child”

Third Thursday Throwback – ‘The Boat That Rocked’ is a shipshape example of the pop music movie oeuvre thanks to an unsinkable cast

The Boat That Rocked is a 2009 British period comedy that offers a fun look at the largely untold story of “pirate radio” — the rebel DJs the 1960s who broadcast pop and rock music back to the UK from international waters. With its warm tones, its killer soundtrack, and its utterly jam-packed cast, this underrated gem is well worth revisiting for our Third Thursday Throwback. Continue reading “Third Thursday Throwback – ‘The Boat That Rocked’ is a shipshape example of the pop music movie oeuvre thanks to an unsinkable cast”

Third Thursday Throwback – ‘SuperBob’ is the romance the superhero genre deserves

SuperBob, the 2015 feature written by and starring Ted Lasso’s Brett Goldstein, is a small-scale British superhero comedy that showcases the actor’s range. Read our Third Thursday Throwback review of this warm cuddle of film and give it a watch. Continue reading “Third Thursday Throwback – ‘SuperBob’ is the romance the superhero genre deserves”