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Disney Remakes 4 – Lady and the Tramp

A lot of the recent criticism thrown at the Disney remakes suggests that these live action remakes barely change anything. A lot of them are far too similar to the original movie. The first three remakes I’ve looked at don’t … Continue reading

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Classic Masterpieces 2 – Gone with the Wind

I’ve decided on the four movies I’m looking at this month, and of the four, this is the only one I haven’t seen before. Gone with the Wind is a very famous epic historical romance film. It was immensely popular … Continue reading

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True Story Movies 4 – Titanic

Even though I tend to watch more action movies, comedies and sci-fi/fantasy movies than anything else, I can enjoy pretty much any kind of movie you throw at me. Some of my favourite movies are dramas. There are several documentaries … 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 vs. 3 – The Little Mermaid vs Beauty and the Beast

As much as Disney Princess movies helped build Disney’s animation studio into the monster that it is today, 30 years separated Sleeping Beauty (Walt Disney’s last princess movie) and The Little Mermaid (which kick started the Disney Renaissance). Since The … Continue reading

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Novel Reading – After the Dragon Raid

A year ago, I read the first book from local Author and freelance editor Vanessa Ricci-Thode, The Dragon Whisperer. While it had some action, I would describe the book as a dramatic fantasy more than anything else, with obvious influences … Continue reading

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