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Movie Review: “Christopher Robin”

"I don't want to see Mission Impossible in the theater," my dad announced yesterday afternoon as we strode into the theater to see Christopher Robin, passing up all the various posters on the wall as we went. "It won't have the healing powers of an afternoon with Pooh Bear." He couldn't have been more right about… Continue reading Movie Review: “Christopher Robin”

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6 Movie Reviews in 100 Words or Less

Can I rise to the challenge of giving my opinion on these six movies I saw recently in a hundred words (or less)? Let's see, shall we? Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Continuing in the tradition of sensible, sarcastic dudes cleaning up after John Hammond's hare-brained vision of a world with terrifying-but-absolutely-gorgeous dinosaurs, Jurassic World: Fallen… Continue reading 6 Movie Reviews in 100 Words or Less

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Movie Review: “Darkest Hour”

As an avid student of World War II history, I was so excited about finally getting to see Darkest Hour*, the latest in a long list of films about the legendary British prime minister Winston Churchill. "A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime… Continue reading Movie Review: “Darkest Hour”

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The Greatest Showman: An Interview With My Littlest Sisters

I wanted to write a review of The Greatest Showman* for this week's post, but while I was washing dishes one evening I thought, "Could I approach it from a different angle?" The answer to that question surprised and delighted me: why not interview the biggest fans of The Greatest Showman in your life? Namely, my two littlest sisters, 11-year-old Lillie and… Continue reading The Greatest Showman: An Interview With My Littlest Sisters