In this new series, I'm doing something a little different than my usual reviews. Rather than just talking about the good and bad in a story, I'll be going a step further to present possible ways to fix a story that's lacking. My goal? To help us practise how to pinpoint issues in a story … Continue reading Fixing the Story: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Why The Muppet Christmas Carol Is the Best Christmas Movie Ever
I usually try not to say that something is "the best" since we all have different tastes, but when it comes to Muppet Christmas...it's the best. Still, I know we all have our favourite Christmas movies. I used to watch The Santa Clause and Home Alone all the time when I was younger, and The … Continue reading Why The Muppet Christmas Carol Is the Best Christmas Movie Ever
Disenchanted: As Lifeless as It Sounds, or Just “Different?”
Who else has been awaiting this Enchanted sequel for years? Disney is usually hit or miss with its sequels (mostly miss, let's be honest), but it was impossible not to be excited about this one. Enchanted is such a unique Disney movie, yet grossly underrated. The average person doesn't talk or think about it too … Continue reading Disenchanted: As Lifeless as It Sounds, or Just “Different?”
My Neighbor Totoro: What Makes a Classic Timeless?
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! I loved Studio Ghibli before it was cool. Some of my earliest memories are of My Neighbor Totoro, watching the dust bunnies (as they were called in the old dub) scatter, … Continue reading My Neighbor Totoro: What Makes a Classic Timeless?