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Movie Matchups: Atlantis: The Lost Empire vs. Stargate

Stargate debuted in theaters exactly 20 years ago today. It was so good that they released it again seven years later, except that time it was called… 2,442 more words


The Book of Life (USA: 2014): A Love Story for the Ages

Jorge Gutierrez’ The Book of Life is a visually stunning animated feature that balances action-adventure and romance themes to tell an epic tale of Mexico. I don’t think I’ve seen so much vibrant color in an animated film outside of  826 more words

Movie Reviews

Diversity News Roundup

Though the weather outside has been dreary, some of this diversity news has been anything but!

This week, the We Need Diverse Books campaign announced… 220 more words

Musings & Ponderings

Lists (AKA Time to Get All Nice and Halloweeny for you in this our Darkest Hour)

Hello all,

I’ve been meaning to get to this for a little while, and now that I have a nice little corpus of short reviews in the form of film lists, I’m sharing links to four lengthy, substantive, hearty lists I’ve written over the past month for an online website, Taste of Cinema, that specializes in cinema classics, art-house productions, and foreign cinema.   129 more words


Mel's 5 Second Review: The Pirate Fairy

The Pirate Fairy
(2014) Mae Whitman, Christina Hendricks, Tom Hiddleston, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symoné, Megan Hilty, Pamela Adlon, Angela Bartys, and Jim Cummings

My son put this movie on the other day, while I was dozing on the couch. 128 more words


Guess Who's Coming for Dinner? Why You Might Want to Watch Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Wouldn’t it be amazing to have dinner with one of your favorite History personages? You could show Mozart how to download thousands of songs to an iPod, ask Abraham Lincoln what is his take on President Obama, or drink a Sam Adams with Sam Adams. 797 more words

Movie Reviews

8 Reasons why letting your kids watch movies is a good idea

This post is not meant to bring controversy. I am an avid believer in doing what works for you. This is one of those things that works for me and I’m going to tell you why… 978 more words

Creating Memories