Fantastic Beasts and the Crimes of Neglected Characters

I'm finally adding my voice to the chorus of dissent against the latest installation of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. I could have been braver and express my thoughts when the majority of fans was still defending J.K. a-priori, claiming what a wonderful script writer she is. My intent is not to degrade J.K., … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and the Crimes of Neglected Characters

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My Tuppence on Mary Poppins Returns: How it Regresses the Story and Disrespects its Characters

All from tuppence, prudently fruitfully, frugally investedIn the, to be specificIn the Dawes, Tomes, Mousely, GrubbsFidelity fiduciary bank Raise a hand if, when you were a child, you also felt scared to death watching Mr. Dawes approaching a young Michael and cajoling (almost intimidating) him into handing over his tuppence rather than feed the birds. … Continue reading My Tuppence on Mary Poppins Returns: How it Regresses the Story and Disrespects its Characters

My neighbor Totoro: slow paced animation evoking childhood nostalgia

Hi folks! I came to you with a fresh movie review on "My neighbor Totoro" (Tonari no Totoro). Yes, I confess, despite of all the cute merchandise that I see around and have purchased, I had never really watched Totoro. So I decided that finally the moment had come and was lucky enough to find … Continue reading My neighbor Totoro: slow paced animation evoking childhood nostalgia