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Soy; time-traveling with Mr. Peabody & Sherman

(mild spoilers; not a straight movie summary, but spoilers will be marked) Mr. Peabody & Sherman, the latest 2014 Dreamworks picture,  had a charming movie trailer. Although I hadn’t made plans to watch the movie, I didn’t mind picking it above the others last Saturday when faced with the choice. It’s hard to really say if how much I… Continue reading Soy; time-traveling with Mr. Peabody & Sherman

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Soy; comparing Miyazaki’s Nausicaa v. Princess Mononoke

*Note: spoilers for both movies throughout* Renown Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki (now once again un-retired) need only show off a couple of his highly merchandised characters to get instant recognition worldwide: Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, and other friendly figures are prevalent movie characters that tout the Studio Ghibli logo. Yet two very different princesses,… Continue reading Soy; comparing Miyazaki’s Nausicaa v. Princess Mononoke

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Soy; let down by Sibling development in Frozen

Okay, so there are many discussions out there that address the issues with Frozen, particularly my favorite: this Youtube video which addresses all of the storytelling issues I had, and this one awesome article that breaks down why it shouldn’t be lauded as “revolutionary” in any way. But after a while, seeing all of the “Frozen is… Continue reading Soy; let down by Sibling development in Frozen