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For the Love of Pop Culture: I know you …

Greetings, Gothamites! It’s Thursday, Thursday, gotta- … actually, I don’t know what you’ve gotta do on a Thursday because no one has written a song about it that subsequently went viral. If you don’t get that reference, it’s probably for the best.  Let’s dive into the run down for this week’s For the Love of […]
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For the Love of Pop Culture: Hot crustacean band

Greetings, Gothamites! Last week I talked about trying to ensure I remember why I love the things I love by revisiting them. These included weekly visits to the worlds of Disney, DC Universe Animated Original Movies (DCUAOM) and b-grade horror. For the DCUAOMs, I’ve decided to start them again chronologically. But for the b-grade horror […]
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Weekly update: Let me Trixie Mat-tell you what’s up

Greetings, Gothamites! It’s been an interesting week as 2019 starts to settle in and make itself at home. It’s all but got its feet up on the coffee table at this point. I’m still getting back into the groove of pop cultural goodness, but I have managed to immerse myself in some beauties and beasties […]
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Christopher Robin (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Marc Forster Starring: Ewan McGregor, Jim Cummings, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael Other notable appearances: Mark Gatniss, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Brad Garrett, Nick Mohammed, Peter Capaldi, Sophie Okonedo, Toby Jones, Simon Farnaby,  Running time: 104 minutes Watch this if you liked: Winnie the Pooh, Paddington, Hook   Christopher Robin (McGregor) has grown up, […]
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Sleeping Beauty – A Knight Avenger’s Tale (2018)

Review by CJ Starring: Rhonda Burchmore, Melissa Tkautz, Kev Orkian, Frazer Hines, Katrina Retallick, Embla Bishop, Daniel Milne, Matt Geronimi, Cameron Taylor Venue: The Comedy Theatre (Melbourne, Australia) Running time: 150 minutes (including intermission)   The fairy Carabosse (Burchmore) is snubbed from attending the christening of King Louis’ (Hines) daughter Aurora (Bishop). In retaliation, Carabosse […]
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A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Ava DuVernay Starring: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Deric McCabe, Levi Miller Other notable appearances: Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Peña, André Holland, Bellamy Young, Daniel MacPherson Running time: 109 minutes Watch this if you liked: Interstellar, Coraline, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory   Since her […]
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The Adventures of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell in Return to PantoLand (2017)

Review by CJ Starring:  Todd McKenney, Tim Maddren, Robyn Loau, Katrina Retallick, Jaime Hadwen, Kev Orkian, Ksenia Zofi, Ric Pragnell, Matthew Geronimi, Michael Stone, Jay Johns, Samuel Richardson, Brandon Ware, Justin Rive, Michael Francisco Venue: The Comedy Theatre (Melbourne, Australia) Running time: 150 minutes (including intermission)   The story of Peter Pan (Maddren) and Tinker […]
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Disney On Ice: Frozen

Review by CJ Starring: Princess Anna, Queen Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, Sven, Prince Hans, Marshmallow, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck, Princess Ariel, Prince Eric, Princess Rapunzel, Flynn Rider, Princess Cinderella, Prince Charming, Princess Snow White, The Prince, Buzz, Woody, Timon, Pumbaa, Nemo, Marlin, Dory Venue: Hisense Arena Running time: 100 minutes (including 15 minute […]
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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Review by CJ Director: Bill Condon Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline, Luke Evans, Josh Gad Other notable appearances: Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald Running time: 129 minutes   The tale as old as time of a young girl who dreams of more, the cursed Prince whose cold heart […]
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Moana (2016)

Review by CJ Director: Ron Clements, John Musker Starring: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House Other notable appearances: Alan Tudyk, Jemaine Clement, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, Sven the Reindeer Running time: 107 minutes Watch this if you liked: Frozen, Hercules, Zootopia, Brave, The Little Mermaid, Tangled   When demigod Maui (Johnson) steals the goddess Te Fiti’s heart, […]
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