Movies

Return of the Toys: Toy Story 4

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Toy Story 4

Directed By: Josh Cooley

These stupid toys! Why? Why are they better at pulling the emotion than almost any other movie I’ve seen this year?

I spent most of this movie contemplating the likely fate of a spork, being annoyed with a toy and wishing he would grow up and thinking that another toy could do a heck of a lot better in the guy department.

Yeah these characters are more human than the human characters in some recent movies and shows.

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Blind Spot Series: Alice in Wonderland (1951)

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Alice in Wonderland (1951)

My March Blind Spot Series┬áPick was Alice in Wonderland. It’s of course the famous tale of the girl who falls down a rabbit hole and into Wonderland. Much as I love the story (and wonder who goes around sticking their heads down holes?) I’ve never seen this version.

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Movies

Stories, Strength & Survival in The Breadwinner

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The Breadwinner

Directed By: Nora Twomey

Grade: A

“Stories remain in our hearts even when all else is gone.”

And this is a beautiful story, based on a book by Deborah Ellis, about a young girl in Afghanistan who must pretend to be a boy simply in order to keep her family afloat.

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