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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power November 2018 This She-Ra is less edgy than the original perhaps, but more modern. She-Ra represents modern Feminism and it is interesting to note the sometime subtle differences crept up in the 32 or … Continue reading

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Rogue One

November 17, 2016 Rogue One Rogue One: A Star Wars Story came out on Wednesday.  I took the kids to see it today. The film is considered to be 3.9 in the series in that it takes place after Revenge … Continue reading

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Star Wars The Force Awakens

December 18, 2015 Force Awakens Star Wars The Next Generation. I mean Star Wars The Force Awakens opened yesterday. Easily one of the most anticipated movies of the year—perhaps even the past few years. The mystery surrounding the plot was … Continue reading

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Madeline L’Engle

Madeline L’Engle Madeline L’Engle is one of my favorite children’s authors. I first read A Wrinkle in Time in 6th grade maybe. It was published in 1962 and my mother remembered reading it. In any case, I got a copy … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.” Cassius tells Brutus in Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar. Cassius is urging his friend into action, telling him that there … Continue reading

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Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith I remember the first time I watched Clerks in 1995 quite vividly. The day was worthy of a Kevin Smith movie in my opinion. I’d spent the day with my friend Nikki. She’d told me that there was … Continue reading

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Closer to Natalie

Closer To Natalie Natalie Portman’s first film was The Professional and it was the first film I saw her in. Though only 13 at the time, I was floored by her performance. I liked her as the wise beyond her … Continue reading

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