Christopher Robin (2018), Remember Who You Are 3/4

Released August 3, 2018, into theaters, Christopher Robin is another reboot, based on an acclaimed animated film from Walt Disney Studios, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977). Directed by Marc Forster (known for his previous films like Finding Neverland (2004) and World War Z (2013) ), and based on  A. A. Milne‘s book  Winnie-the-Pooh (1926), this movie was a surprising gem.  Honestly, I am not a fan of most ofContinue reading “Christopher Robin (2018), Remember Who You Are 3/4”

Mansfield Park (1999), A pleasant surprise

Mansfield Park (1999) is a romantic comedy-drama film based on Jane Austen’s original novel. It references Austen’s earlier writings before she was a more widely known author, including her work The History of England (1791). Directed by Patricia Rozema, the film tells on its surface a story of the dramas which occur within a wealthy English family from the heroine Fanny Price’s perspective. ThereContinue reading “Mansfield Park (1999), A pleasant surprise”

Watch “Buster Keaton – The Art of the Gag” on YouTube

This is a really wonderful video about a wonderful film actor, stuntsman, director and film writer. This is Buster Keaton and he is one of my alltime favorite actors and people. Every film he ever did is fantastic and I wholeheartedly recommend him!  Little side note. One day I was teaching my students about silentContinue reading “Watch “Buster Keaton – The Art of the Gag” on YouTube”

Inside Out (2015) Review 4/5

  Released into theaters June, 2015 by Disney/Pixar, Inside Out has unsurprisingly become the animated blockbuster of this year. With amazing ratings among critics and fans, who praised it for its ingenuity and creativity, it will most likely remain the most talked about animated film of 2015. When the trailers came out, I was not tooContinue reading “Inside Out (2015) Review 4/5”

Frozen (2013): Movie Review (4.25/5)

As everyone knows, this film came out last year in the fall and has been called the first great Disney film since The Lion King (1994). My first thought when hearing that was “What about all the other great Disney films that came after it?” (aka Mulan (1998), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), andContinue reading “Frozen (2013): Movie Review (4.25/5)”