Yesterday I saw Disney's latest adaptation of their original adaptation of a story as old as time, Beauty and the Beast. Along with The Little Mermaid this was my favourite Disney film. It was a film (and a princess) for my generation. Belle was a unique individual with a mind of her own. She was stubborn and rebellious … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast – Film Review
All of my favourite romantic moments happen in the rain, or post drenching, dripping wet and consumed with relief at avoiding getting even more wet. Angel’s deflowering of Buffy or rather Buffy’s desouling of Angel, almost every single mack on between Haley and Nathan on One Tree Hill, Sweet Home Alabama, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The … Continue reading Kiss me, it’s raining!
Dear Doctor, I know we haven’t know each other very long, only one year and four incarnations, but I do think it’s about time you invited into the TARDIS. Yes, yes, you do have Clara at the moment, but we all know, that can’t last much longer. Based on your previous companions I believe I … Continue reading A letter to the Doctor
I've just started watching the Bondi Hipsters Soul Mates on ABC and this most amused me (also hits uncomfortably close to home)... also I've never embedded a video before so, you know, practice.
It’s not often I walk into a movie theatre not knowing anything about the film I’m about to see. Operating on the sound endorsement of a stranger that it was very good, two friends and I decided at 12:56 to make a mad dash to the 12:50 session rather than wait around for another six … Continue reading The Phenomenal and Phenomenological Whiplash
With recent fairy tale films, Frozen and Maleficent, Disney has made a departure from many of the tropes we know so well from the classic animated films of the past. But as things change, they also stay the same. Let’s look at the five ways things are changing and the two that are adamantly the … Continue reading Frozen and Maleficent: Disney’s changing world views