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Put Up Your Babadooks

The Babadook – I had heard several people talking about this independent Australian horror movie, but I had no idea what to expect. I figured the title referred to some kind of monster, which it did, but it was more … Continue reading

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We’re Certainly Dwarfs

So, is the plural “dwarfs” or “dwarves”? I believe the former is considered preferable, but J.R.R. Tolkien and I like the latter. Regardless, modern media tends to portray them fairly consistently, as diminutive but sturdy people with thick beards, who … Continue reading

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Going Down in Cartoon History

Hollywood Cartoons: American Animation in Its Golden Age, by Michael Barrier – This book looks at the history of animation from its early days up through the sixties, when cartoon studios were focusing more on television than on theatrical releases. … Continue reading

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Fictional Characters Walk Among Us

As a fairy tale fan, I recently decided I should try watching Once Upon a Time. Most of the episodes aren’t available, but I did see the pilot and the most recent ones, which were On Demand. It’s made by … Continue reading

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All Females Is Poison! They’re Full of Wicked Wiles!

Back around when Beth and I got married and had our honeymoon at Walt Disney World, we had decided we should go back and watch all of the Disney animated movies in chronological order. She has all of them on … Continue reading

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