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Female Hero in Male Dominated Worlds

Rogue One Do you think it was an accident or coincidental that this movie came out shortly after Donald Trump was elected President? In my world, there are no accidents… Today is International Women’s Day: my youngest grandchild is staying … Continue reading

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HTTYD: The Hidden World’s Villain

Grimmell Animators have a lot of leeway when it comes to creating their characters. Take Grimmell, for instance, in the latest How To Train Your Dragon instalment. He spoke in a somewhat foreign accent, like Spanish (I thought). His character … Continue reading

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How To Train Your Dragon (Energy)

The Hidden World I haven’t seen the previous two movies, but our youngest grandchild wanted to see it, so we went to the cinema yesterday. As luck (?) would have it, Avatar was on the television the night before. Synchronicity … Continue reading

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JWR’s Portrayer?

Tatiana Maslany  

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Let’s Drop a Little…

Joy (2015) It’s hard to believe that this little gem of a movie is three years old. They had it on TV the other night. It still makes me cry (well, that’s not really too difficult, as I feel great … Continue reading

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When You’re Feeling Down and Out…

The Upside I wasn’t feeling inclined to see this movie. I’m not a fan of either actor, and the black/white dynamic seemed contrived. But my wife had heard that it was good, so we went on Friday night. It’s based … Continue reading

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You Had Me At Hello’copter

  Isn’t It Romantic Well, actually, no. It’s not meant to be. It’s turning the rom-com concept on its head, and that makes it a lot more fun to watch. Rebel Wilson is taking the idea of a bump on … Continue reading

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