The Manic Quirky Funny Girl succeeds where the Manic Pixie Dream Girl fails. The awkward off-beat standard of a MPDG is humorized instead of sexualized, giving quirky women strong on screen representation through a lens that is not defined by their relationships with men.
A successful and necessary remake can only be created when the new adaptation is able to stand apart from the original with a unique and necessary message that answers, in the confines of its own right, the critical artist's question, "Why now?".
Paramount Network pushed back the airing of the much-awaited 'Heathers' reboot after the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida. Like the ‘80s cult favorite, the upcoming television series will tackle sensitive subjects including gun violence.