I was moved to return to this blog after an excruciatingly-long absence after reading a very thought-provoking article over at ScreenRant about the latest Star Wars movie, Rogue One. SPOILERS IN BOTH THE SCREENRANT ARTICLE AND IN THE POST BELOW. In Rogue One, which ends barely minutes before the events of A New Hope, we […]
You know the phrase, “if only I’d known then what I know now”? Well, I can honestly say that watching The Force Awakens is like rediscovering A New Hope all over again.
I deliberately waited until today to post about the newest Star Wars trailer, mostly because I figured I was just getting caught up in the tidal wave of nostalgia that everyone else is flailing in. (Well, that, and it’s kind of fun to watch my husband completely fanboy over this!) So I watched it again […]
I found a lovely new animated poster today for Into the Woods. Sure, it’s kind of gimmicky, but….
This afternoon I finally bit the bullet and went out to the theater to see Disney’s latest animated film, Frozen. I knew a lot of my friends (many of whom do not have children, it should be pointed out) really loved this movie, and at the time of this writing it has just received a […]
I think I’ve finally answered that nagging question that runs through my brain from time to time, namely: why is it that so many Disney characters have dead family members? If these are fairy tales created for children, why is there so darned much death? I suppose the first and most obvious answer to the […]