Michelle Faler

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Northern Illinois University,
Movies, TV, Celebrity Culture
  • During her graduate studies, Michelle gained expertise in film history, feminist film theory, and literary adaptations, especially those based on Jane Austen novels.
  • She is the owner of the website "Spring from My Shell," where she blogs about how movies and TV shows can benefit and help us better understand our mental health.
  • Michelle is the entertainment reporter for her local radio station's morning show. She is also the co-host of "Cinema Talk," a monthly radio show where she displays her encyclopedic knowledge of film.


Michelle Faler is a freelance movie and TV news writer for Xoop. While studying for her graduate degree in the early 2010s, Michelle became an expert in film history, feminist film criticism, and literary adaptations. She's especially intrigued by movies based on Jane Austen novels. Michelle is the owner of the blog "Spring from My Shell," where helps people better understand mental health by relating it to popular movies and TV shows. She also loves showing off her encyclopedic knowledge of film as the co-host for the radio show "Cinema Talk," and as the entertainment reporter for her town's radio station.


Michelle is a former Huskie with bachelor's and master's degrees in English from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. She is grateful for her education because it has helped her become an efficient and adept researcher.
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