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Known on other platforms as Samosas and Popcorn, Pooja is a movie enthusiast topped with sprinkles of her love for TV. She can typically be found watching anything from the latest blockbuster movie to a feel good anime, and is always ready to start the discussion on movies and TV so you don't have to.

Representation Matters: A Conversation About Ms. Marvel

Ms. Marvel released on Disney+ earlier this week and quickly became one of the most representative shows we've seen on streaming

Ms. Marvel Ep 2: A Honest Look at Muslim Life in America

Ms. Marvel episode 2 released on Disney+ earlier this week and once again, gave viewers a genuine look and insight into Muslim culture in America.

Feeling Seen: Why Shang-Chi and Ms. Marvel Mean The World To Me As An Asian-American

It’s safe to say that we have all heard the phrase “Representation Matters.” But I think it is important that people take the time to learn the “why” of it all. 

“Spy X Family”: A Rib-Tickling Family Affair That Will Make You Fall in Love

If you’re any bit familiar with the world of anime, then you’ve probably heard of an anime called Spy X Family. Based on Tatsuya...

Pooja aka Samosas & Popcorn’s Fandom Journey through Harry Potter, Star Wars and Anime

Hello, it’s Pooja Aka Samosas & Popcorn, and I like to start the discussion on movies and TV so you don’t have to!

What the ‘Ms. Marvel’ Finale Meant to Fans, Those Represented and More – (Spoilers)

The Ms. Marvel finale dropped on Disney+ early Wednesday morning and fans took to social media to sound off about what this series, the...

I Saw ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ at the El Capitan Theatre, and It was a Mighty Experience!

Thor: Love and Thunder finally released in theaters last week and what a movie it was! I was absolutely in love with the story,...

Heroes in the MCU are Evolving into Something Better and It’s Only the Beginning

When we think of the word “hero,” we often think of characters like Spider-Man, Superman, or Batman. We think of those who are strong...

TV Girl Summer: 7 Women-Led Series You Need to Watch!

With each new season comes a wide array of TV that gets everyone talking. You might have heard people asking, “Did you check out...

Top 25 Anime Openings to Let Out Your Inner Otaku

Like any western show, the opening theme song sticks with its audience for the majority if not the entirety of the show. Similarly with...

Peering Into the Life of an Everyday Gamer – It’s all about a ‘Solid Story’

Being a gamer can be a blessing and curse. On the one hand, you have a whole world of endless video games under a...

Crunchyroll Expo: Bringing Anime Fans Back to New Crunchy City

Dust Off the Cosplay, Cuz Crunchyroll Expo is Back! For the first time in three years, Crunchyroll Expo made its in-person return August 5-7. Over...

“I Am Groot” is the Ultimate Upbeat Definition of Chaos!

If you’re a fan of Marvel, then there’s a high chance you know and enjoy the character of Groot. This sentient tree being voiced...

You Need To Watch Paper Girls: Here’s 4 Thrilling Reasons Why!

As someone who hasn’t read a lot of comic books and graphic novels, I know I watch a lot of adaptations of these mediums....

Anime and Astrology: Let Fate Decide What to Watch Next!

The Age Old Fun of Astrology! We know there’s never a shortage of recommendation lists when it comes to anime, and deciding what's next on...

Forrest Gump and Laal Singh Chaddha: No Competition, Just Two Beautiful Stories

Forrest Gump is hailed as one of the most beloved films of the 1990’s with Tom Hanks portraying the titular character. Most are familiar...

Love Is In The Autumn Air: 3 Anime to Cuddle Up and Watch With Those You Love! – ANIME ONLIES

Autumn, the season of falling leaves and comfy sweaters is upon us! And that means it’s time to get cozy with some love-filled anime....

‘Tis the Season for Spooky Halloween Flicks For the Family!

Whether you think it’s too early or the perfect time, there’s no denying that September marks the beginning of all things Halloween. Between the...

For the Love of Middle Earth! My Lord of the Rings Story

If you went back in time to 2001 and asked my 10-year-old self what my favorite series was, I would have said Harry Potter....

Let’s Speculate: Will Daredevil Show Up in ‘She-Hulk’?

When it comes to the MCU and other comic-inspired franchises, there’s nothing more fun that coming up with theories about what will happen next. Could...

Pooja’s Movie Picks for September and October

From "Bros" to "Don't Worry Darling," a look at the movies out in theaters now! Read: Deadpool and Wolverine? In The Same Movie?! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3dRCBzI-ws&t=2s

Need A Laugh? Here’s Why You Need To Watch “Uzaki-Chan Wants To Hang Out”!

It’s autumn again which means a whole new season of anime, and there’s plenty to watch! But it seems there’s one getting overshadowed by...

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