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Sisterly Love in Lilo and Stitch

Sisterly Love in Lilo and Stitch

When it comes to children characters in Disney films, I’ve always had mixed feelings about them. Personally, I felt that some were too obnoxious or lacking in character. Also, if they had any siblings, their relationship with them seemed unrealistic [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Villain Songs

Our Favorite Things: Villain Songs

TV & Film Writer Janelle Smith The main reason that I love "Hellfire" from The Hunchback of Notre Dame so much is because it approaches a subject matter that isn't child-friendly: a man who is lusting over a woman. In the song, [...]

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Cast Into Flames

Cast Into Flames

Walt Disney’s films are built upon a moral center. That sometimes means seeking adventure at the cost of danger, or leaving something behind when it only serves to hold you back. Ultimately, the success of the hero parallels the proper [...]

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REVIEW: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone, the first in The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo, was supposed to be among the best titles to come out last year; and I have to say that I feel like it certainly delivers. The story is set [...]

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REVIEW: Prophecy by Ellen Oh

Prophecy is the first of three novels in The Dragon King Chronicles by Ellen Oh. The story is set in Korea and it features Kira, the only female warrior in the army and the protector of the prince of Hansong. [...]

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