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Godmothered (2020) Review

A SWEET (YET QUITE FORMUALIC) HOLIDAY COMEDY FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY   Within the many whimsical natures of fairy tales (both old and new), the character of a “fairy godmother” has always been a fixed point of wonderment warmth and kind-hearted benevolence. Deriving from various parts of fairy tale folklore and legends, a fairy godmother is a fairy with magical

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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020) Review

BRILLIANCE BECKONS. GENIUS AWAITS.   Christmas movies have been a “time honored” tradition. During the holiday Christmas season, seasonal feature films get their chance to shine; dazzling viewers with its yuletide cheer and overly sentimental narratives of love, family, and Christmas celebrations. With plenty of holiday classic films and TV specials making their circulation during this time of year, it’s

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Operation Christmas Drop (2020) Review

A VERY PREDICTABLE (YET WHOLESOME) HOLIDAY ROM-COM FLUFF During the holiday Christmas season, seasonal feature films get their chance to shine; dazzling viewers with its yuletide cheer and overly sentimental narratives of love, family, and Christmas celebrations. A subgenre of these types of movies can be found in the form of romantic comedies (i.e. rom-coms’), which take the proven formula

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Enola Holmes (2020) Review (550th Review)

NOW, WHERE TO BEGIN?   The game is afoot” is the classic moniker catchphrase that’s accompany with the fictional character of Sherlock Holmes. Created by Sir Author Conan Doyle, the character of Sherlock Holmes (and his residence 221B Baker Street in London, England) has enchanted readers and viewers alike, following the clever English detective (usually set in the Victorian era)

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The Witches (2020) Review

VISUALLY FUN, BUT DERIVATE AND SLIGHTLY UNIMPRESSIVE   In children’s literature, Roald Dahl has certainly made a name for himself. Born from immigrant parents in Wales and serving in the Royal Air Force during WWII, Dahl went on to become a prominent writer in the 40s with noteworthy works in the field of children’s literary works as well as in

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The One and Only Ivan (2020) Review

AND DON’T YOU EVER FORGET IT!   With the rise of the streaming services, viewers have turned their attention a wide variety of selections, with Netflix, Hulu, and AppleTV+, and several other all clamoring for users to click onto their streaming sites (i.e. binge). Favorite movies, popular TV shows, and original content are common place and have become the main

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Magic Camp (2020) Review

NOT QUITE “MAGICAL” ENOUGH   The road to getting a theatrical feature film can be a very trying task with a host of problematic areas that play a contributing factor in making it to the big or small screen. The combination of studio interference and creative decisions can be one main culprit in such a example for a movie getting

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