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Children's Movies Write Themselves

Any of you with children will be familiar with ‘The Buddies’.
Those talking dogs from Air Buddies, Santa Buddies, Snow Buddies, etc.
Considering I have seen all of these movies enough times to actually contemplate suicide, I thought that it was unfair to hate the movies without actually coming up with a few constructive story ideas of my own. 201 more words

Hilarity

Disability in Animation: How to Train Your Dragon 2

Series: Disability in Children’s Animation

Spoiler Warnings: How to Train Your Dragon 2

Trigger/Content Warnings: Loss of limbs. Also, I won’t be talking about it here, but the movie deals with parental abandonment. 812 more words

Animation

Disability in Animation: How to Train Your Dragon

Series: Disability in Children’s Animation

Spoiler Warnings: How to Train Your Dragon. Also some spoilers for the series, Dragons: Riders of Berk, though not specific episodes. 1,845 more words

Animation

The Tinker Bell Confessions

Tinker Bell.  Likely you hear this name and you think immediately of Peter Pan’s fairy sidekick.  Most likely you think of the blond haired, green clad fairy minted by Disney that’s come to be a part of the logo itself for the company.   2,023 more words

General Posts

The Thin White Duke Stumbles: Watching Bowie as the Goblin King

When I first saw Labyrinth back when it was released in 1986, I saw it in a nearly empty theater in southern California. I went mostly because of David Bowie, whose acting in… 222 more words

Music

Underrated and Under-appreciated: Small Soldiers

Alright, I’m going to level with you. Some of these underrated and under appreciated movies aren’t the best. They’re cheesy, full of cliches, predictable, and often times don’t shell out the money for the good jokes. 1,515 more words

Movies

Why my son will never watch Pete's Dragon: Viewing movies from an adoptive mother's lens

We all have lenses we put on to see the world.  Some of them we choose and others we are born into.  Being a white,straight, middle-class American is a privileged… 1,130 more words

Motherhood