Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (Movie Review)

In the seventh story about Peter Pan’s favorite mini-sidekick and her extended tribe of fairies, Tinker Bell’s friend Fawn (Ginnifer Goodwin) has a knack for rescuing lost animal souls. A baby hawk with a broken wing? No problem. A snake … Continue reading

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101 Dalmations: Diamond Edition (Movie Review)

One of the highest grossing films of all time, 101 Dalmatians boasted an animation process that saved Walt Disney and his illustrators from being rendered obsolete. Crafted in 1961, this film put Dodie Smith’s novel One Hundred and One Dalmations into motion, crafting a … Continue reading

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One Magical Christmas: An Angel, Santa, & A Kid Walk Into A Situation (Movie Review)

I had a vague recollection of a movie from the 1980s where some unfortunate, tragic events occur and show a family what the Christmas spirit is really about, tugging at the back of my memory. So, I searched by various … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Reading (Book Reviews)

Julia Immonen with Craig Borlase, Row For Freedom. The story of Immonen’s turn from living in the bubble to rowing across the ocean with four other people to raise awareness bout hurting people ensured in human trafficking. Heartfelt, honest, and inspiring, this one … Continue reading

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Maleficent: Man Is Evil (Movie Review)

Angelina Jolie is spectacular as the misunderstood fairy/witch, Maleficent, and the special effects provide some dazzling visuals, but the overall package fails to replace or even compete with the original Walt Disney film Sleeping Beauty (1959). To be fair, the original is … Continue reading

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Frozen 2.0: Breaking Out Of The Box (Movie Review)

In December, I wrote that Frozen was one of the best movies I’d seen in 2013. I focused on the “act of true love” and what self-sacrificial love looked like. It was so easy to bubble over with enthusiasm about the “final … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins: The Power Of Laughter (Movie Review)

It’s been years since I’ve seen Mary Poppins, and my expectations were low, as many of my childhood favorites don’t stand up to the test of time (see: Tarzan, the Legend of Greystoke). But Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke provide … Continue reading

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