Monthly Archives: June 2013

In the Merry Old[er] Land of Oz – Oz the Great and Powerful, 2013

With how beautifully Disney rendered the Land of Oz, it is a shame that they don’t have the rights to do a remake of the 1939 The Wizard of Oz film.  I would love to see the actors from this … Continue reading

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Just What Was Promised – ‘Les Miserables’, 2012

Movie musicals used to be highly popular.  Tickets to the theatre were expensive, but tickets to the cinema were relatively cheap.  In the age before there were televisions in every home, going to the cinema for a two-hour-plus musical was … Continue reading

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Reading Too Much into Animal Stories

– A Rebuttal to ‘Too Many Monkeys Jumping in Their Heads: Animal Lessons within Young Children’s Media,’ by Nora Timmerman and Julia Ostertag, as reported in the National Post by Sarah Boesveld, June 6, 2013 The title of the National … Continue reading

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The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone Book by Bob Martin & Don McKellar, Lyrics by Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison This play was written for theatre nerds.  Luckily, while I probably can’t comment because I love theatre myself, The Drowsy Chaperone is far … Continue reading

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