Seen May 7th
In 1991 Disney released Beauty and the Beast, a film that practically saved the studio and pushed it into the renaissance period of the studio. 1,735 more words
This film, that reminds strongly of a Disney-film because of the style of drawing and the style of music, is really anything but.
The story is about Anastasia, who is born and raised in the rich aristocracy of Russia, where, during a party, Rasputin has invited himself, cursing all of the Romanov family. 346 more words
My favourite voice of all-time. Don’t think I need to say much more than that. This highly-acclaimed performer exceeds across the board – in tone (it’s actual liquid gold), pitch (I don’t think she’s ever sung a rough note) and belt (damn can she hold a note!). 408 more words
I recently saw a production of the musical ‘Working’ at Southwark Playhouse, south of the river in London. This was the European premier of the musical, following success across the USA, with writing by well-known theatre names including Stephen Schwartz ( 401 more words
La cineasta Alison Ellwood hace su debut como directora, después de pasar por varios proyectos como editora, en el documental definitivo sobre los Eagles; el grupo de California que definió el sonido del southwest estadounidense durante la década de los 70’s. 735 more words
This year’s conference of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) in Toronto (March 16–19), the first one I ever attended, was enormous. Still overwhelmed by the experience, I publish some of my notes on the various panels I attended and presentations I heard, interspersed with tweets I posted during the conference. 1,948 more words