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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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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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Having Fun With Side Characters

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 13 & 14 (The Missing)(Mr. Murdoch’s Neighbourhood)  These two episodes are much more well-balanced in tone than the previous two. Overall, the mysteries in each are classic whodunits, the main characters get a chance to … Continue reading

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A Fitting Tribute

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 2 & 3 (Great Balls of Fire Pt. 2)(A Study in Pink) The second half of Great Balls of Fire pays tribute to the Great Fire of Toronto of 1904 – an important event that … Continue reading

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Premiere 2 – Getting Back to the Story

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episode 1 (Great Balls of Fire Pt. 1) Since last season did not end on a cliffhanger and no one was left in direct mortal peril, nor was any murder left unsolved, the premiere of Murdoch … Continue reading

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Premiere 1 – As Usual, A Promising Start

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episodes 1 & 2 (The Savior)(A Bitter Draught) The sixth season of Once Upon A Time, true to form, started immediately after the end of last season’s finale. Mr. Hyde has brought hundreds of … Continue reading

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Coffee With Jesus

If only prayer could be more of a dialogue… The popular comic strip Coffee With Jesus by David Wilkie is just that: recurring characters having conversations with Jesus over coffee, ostensibly in a normal café. Occasionally, the Devil shows up … Continue reading

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