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Disney’s Cinderella (2015)

“Have courage and be kind.” With that mantra, Disney’s live-action remake of Cinderella goes from a mere retelling of a fairy tale about a young woman who goes from lowly commoner to queen by marrying a prince, to being a … Continue reading

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Risen (2016) – Not the Best Week at the Office

Risen (2016) is a rather different take on the Easter story, refreshing and intriguing. I can see why it would frustrate some viewers, as it deviates significantly from the Sunday School version and introduces the character of Clavius into the … Continue reading

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Further Meditations on A Christmas Carol – Now Including 1938!

A Christmas Carol (1938) The 1938 version of A Christmas Carol, starring Reginald Owen as Ebenezer Scrooge, was the first non-silent film version of the Charles Dickens novella. It is also the most joyful and I would argue the most … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins – The Musical

When I initially learned that Mary Poppins had been adapted from the screen to the stage, I was somewhat sceptical that the musical could be as good as the film. A lot of the magic of the film relied specifically … Continue reading

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From the Rubble – Part III

copyright 2007/2015 3. Some of the lower floors had been finally uncovered after several hours, the soldier remarked to himself. There was something to be said for having determined men helping to dig and haul, even if the authorities did … Continue reading

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Week XX – The Curtain Rises Again

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 4, Episode 12 (Darkness On the Edge of Town) While I am in the mood to rip someone’s heart out and crush it, or have my own ripped out and buried in the dirt so … Continue reading

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The Secret of NIMH (1982)

Another hidden gem from the past, The Secret of NIMH is a non-Disney, Don Bluth animated film that is aimed for an all-ages audience despite starring talking animals. The Looking at the DVD cover, one would never know how dark … Continue reading

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