Posts tagged "character"

Approval Matrix: Rating The Men Of Manic Pixie Dream Girl Movies

The Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope is super annoying. Not only because the MPDG is a rather one-dimensional portrayal of femininity, but also because stories featuring her always go the same. She unexpectedly pratfalls into the protagonist’s staid life to shake things up, forcing him to learn a valuable lesson or change his ways, or…

Julie Gerstein / April 24, 2012