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Update on Disney’s Missing Mom Theory

The Myth of the Missing Mom – Disney’s (and Pixar’s) Canon (1937-2017) The biggest thing that I have noticed about this myth in the past three years is how much Disney is not following it in its recent films. It … Continue reading

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Second Time is The Charm – Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

The first time that I saw Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, I was bored with it. I knew that it was supposed to be a comedy, but I found very little humour in it. It was not entertaining – it was like … Continue reading

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More Historical Mayhem – Shakespeare’s Richard III

If I felt sorry for Macbeth, at least that play was a fantasy and about a medieval king – Shakespeare was as far removed from Macbeth as we are from Shakespeare. By comparison, Richard III is outright slander and political … Continue reading

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Historical Fantasy – Shakespeare’s Macbeth

While I studied Shakespeare’s Macbeth in school, I hadn’t yet until recently seen the play performed. It is apparently Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy, which is perhaps why it has been popular for the past few centuries. Unlike some of his plays, … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Beauty and the Beast (2017) Perhaps continuing in the vein of disturbing pretexts for relationships, Beauty and the Beast is not without controversy. The original fairy tale entirely involves Belle being sold to the Beast by her father and learning … Continue reading

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Passengers (2016)

Passengers (2016) When I first saw the trailer for this movie, I was intrigued. Truth be told, I was intrigued by the premise itself. Here was a story about being trapped in space that did not seem to involve murderous … Continue reading

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Schoolgirl Katy

copyright 2017 I should be glad to be so joyful, I should just enjoy the feeling, Let it pass eventually, as it always does. I’m just a giddy schoolgirl, Pretending at being grown up, Sooner or later I will wake … Continue reading

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