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The Little Mermaid (2023) Review

TO THE FATHOMS BELOW, UNDER THE SEA   In 1989, Walt Disney Animated Studios took a journey “under the sea” for the reimagining of Danish author Hans Christian Anderson iconic tale for their 28th animated feature film titled The Little Mermaid. Written and directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, the film, which starred the voice talents of Jodi Benson,

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Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Review

A MOSTLY “PRACTICAL PERFECT” SEQUEL   Winds in the east, mist coming in. Like somethin’ is brewin’ and ‘bout to begin. Can’t put me finger on what lies in store. But I feel what’s to happen all happened before”. Such is one of the first lines uttered in Disney’s 1964 live-action film Mary Poppins. Based on the children’s novels by

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Into The Woods (2014) Review

A FAIRY TALE THEATER FOR ADULTS  Not so long ago, before DreamWorks’s Shrek, ABC’s Once Upon a Time, and a plethora of other media outlets (via books, film, and TV), the surreal idea of blending fairy tales together was almost untouched and not as commonplace as it is today. Back in 1986, Steven Sondheim produced a stage musical of this

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