Short Video tribute: Duet by Glen Keane (2014)

Last night, I found a posting of this video on Facebook and I fell in love with it. Animation is such a beautiful, complicated art form and this short is no exception. The three minute short depicts the love story of a boy and a girl, whose growth slowly draws them closer and closer together.Continue reading “Short Video tribute: Duet by Glen Keane (2014)”

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

Released into theaters June 21, 1996 by Walt Disney Studios as its 34th full length animated picture, critics, scholars and historians received The Hunchback of Notre Dame with mixed reviews. The largest obstacle that its multiple writers and directors Kirk Wise and Gary Trousdale faced was its predecessor. The original novel written by Victor Hugo {Who you will discover is oneContinue reading “The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)”

Batman Mask of the Phantasm (1993): 4.5/5

This film was written in response to the incredible success of the first season of the original  Batman: The Animated Series, released in the 1990s. Distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by Eric Radomski and Bruce Timm, it did poorly in theaters, yet garnered fairly positive critical reviews. My memories of this movie are vague, but the story has haunted meContinue reading “Batman Mask of the Phantasm (1993): 4.5/5”

Books/Series I will Never Forget: 21-40

  I am putting these posts up really for myself. I have been neglecting the roots of my love for fiction and stories. Yes I love films, especially great films but it was through books that I really learned what it was like to step away from the world and experience something magical. Each oneContinue reading “Books/Series I will Never Forget: 21-40”

Books/Series I Will Never Forget: 1-20

This will be one of a series of book lists I will post. I don’t think I have made it clear but I love books. Lately though I have been on a movie kick and haven’t had the brain capacity to read because of my college classes. Today though I want to pay tribute toContinue reading “Books/Series I Will Never Forget: 1-20”