My Top 5 Movies of July

I love movies as much as the next person. Recently I have found myself watching a lot more movies than I normally do. In no particular order, these are my top five movies of last month. Pan's Labyrinth 2006, Drama/Fantasy Pan’s Labyrinth was a lot sadder and darker than I had anticipated but I loved … Continue reading My Top 5 Movies of July

Rediscovering an Old Favourite: Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Have you ever had a book or a movie that you saw or read once years ago and haven’t been able to get out of your head ever since? Do you only remember vague things about it, like the basic plot, a single scene, a character’s name, or a line from it? I know that … Continue reading Rediscovering an Old Favourite: Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Cinderella Does Not Wait Around for a Prince to Save Her

Too many times people have lamented that early Disney Princesses are insufficient role models because they simply wait around until a Prince saves them. Earlier, I wrote a post on other classic Disney Princesses who are treated as though they too sat around waiting for their Prince to save them. Cinderella seems to consistently be … Continue reading Cinderella Does Not Wait Around for a Prince to Save Her

Actually, No. These Princesses Didn’t Sit Around Waiting for a Prince to Save Them

We’ve heard it before. The lamentation for Princesses who actively help themselves rather than just acting as damsels in distress. The joy when a new Disney princess is revealed, who ‘finally’ doesn’t just sit around until a prince comes and saves her. In fact, there have even been people, such as Keira Knightley, who allegedly … Continue reading Actually, No. These Princesses Didn’t Sit Around Waiting for a Prince to Save Them

Thoughts on the new SBS World Movies Channel

I am not an avid watcher of SBS. In fact, though I do enjoy the occasional SBS program, I rarely find myself ever flicking to one of the SBS channels when I’m channel surfing and trying to find something to watch. However, I occasionally have found myself looking at the TV guide and seeing that … Continue reading Thoughts on the new SBS World Movies Channel