Episode 27: Geeking Out About Unicorn Store: Embrace Your Weird

Unicorn Store is Brie Larson’s directorial debut! It’s a bright, colourful, and totally extra coming of age film tackling some pretty tough issues. Learning to love yourself and those around you for who they are, even if you come with extra glitter and rainbows, and embracing your weird ass self, even when it feels like the whole world’s against you.

We both loved this film (some a bit more than others) and think that it brings up elements of life that everyone needs to think about. While the extraness might appeal to most of Gen Z and lots of Gen X (otherwise known as the Millennials), the lessons it teaches are so widely applicable.

If you’ve ever felt like you don’t belong, or you feel like your parents just don’t get you, or maybe the whole world doesn’t get you – this is a film for you. It’s heartwarming, endearing, and full of colour, mystery, and magic!

Hosts Monika and Amanda don’t see completely eye-to-eye about this film, and some pretty in-depth debate happens after a spoiler warning. Did Amanda manage to change Monika’s mind??

You’ll have to listen to find out!

Check out Unicorn Store on IMDB and watch it on Netflix for yourself!

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Geekily yours,
Amanda & Monika

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