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Disney Animated Movies 56 – Moana

With Moana, we’ve reached the end of this Disney Animation Studios blog marathon. I’ve been enjoying it, seeing both movies I remember fondly from my childhood, and movie’s I’ve never seen before. That said, it’s also a relief that it’s … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 35 – Hercules

When The Little Mermaid released in 1989, it earned $211 million on a $40 million budget. Unadjusted for inflation, only The Rescuers Down Under earned less in theaters during the Renaissance era. Hercules is the least profitable of the Renaissance … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 31 – Aladdin

There are so many different ways to start the introduction to a movie like this, so let’s begin with Aladdin’s backstory. Aladdin is based on Aladdin and the Magic Lamp from One Thousand and One Nights, sometimes called Arabian Nights. … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 28 – The Little Mermaid

While The Great Mouse Detective brought Disney Studios out of what some refer to as their first dark age, 1989’s The Little Mermaid kick started the Disney Renaissance. For pretty much the entirety of the 90’s, Disney released a major … Continue reading

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Comics of November 30, 2016

It’s the last day of November, which means that NaNoWriMo is almost over. It’s always a fun month, but it also takes its toll. For example, I ran the second overnighter from start to finish I didn’t get a proper … Continue reading

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Pretty Deadly 10 review

Two of Kelly Sue DeConnick’s creator-owned comics released today, this and Bitch Planet 8. While Bitch Planet is a good series about non-compliant women in prison with heavy anti-sexism themes, I find it more enjoyable to talk about Pretty Deadly. … Continue reading

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Pretty Deadly 9 review

As much as the Pretty Deadly series is so deep and dense with its mythology and poetry that the first arc needs several readings to understand, the second arc has been simpler for the most part. The story is a … Continue reading

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