Tag Archives: family

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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Lilo & Stitch (2002)

Lilo & Stitch was one of those films that I had heard a lot about, but had never gotten around to seeing. I knew the basic plot of the story and could remember the characters and their relationships to each … Continue reading

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The Book Ends

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episodes 21 & 22 (The Final Battle – Parts 1 & 2) If this was how the story had ended, it would have indeed been satisfying. But true to the fact that every story … Continue reading

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Quick Thoughts On Six Episodes

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episode 15 (A Wondrous Place) The next six episodes feel like a run of tying up loose ends. A Wondrous Place finally concluded the Aladdin and Jasmine arc (and did a good job of … Continue reading

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Getting On With the Story

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episodes 11 & 12 (Tougher Than the Rest)(Murder Most Foul) With the threat of this being the last season of the show, the writers have started off the second half of the season exactly … Continue reading

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Lion (2016)

Lion (2016) If this were a fictional story, it would be almost unbelievable. It would be seen as overly-contrived and unrealistic, or something that would be better seen as allegorical. Based on the memoir A Long Way Home by Saroo … Continue reading

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Intermission!

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episodes 9 & 10 (The Changelings)(Wish You Were Here) Well, talk about losing the parent lottery! After five years, we finally meet Rumplestiltskin’s mother. Since we still don’t know what happened between her and … Continue reading

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