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Happily Ever After Review; Your Prince is in another Castle

Unlike Fergully, I have memories of watching Happily Ever After as kid. It was sort of special to me because I could only watch it at my friends’ house. That being said there is no power of nostalgia or sentiment … Continue reading

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Which Hunchback is the Worst?

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1986 Esmeralda; Blunt, Beautiful and Badly written

The 1986 version of the Hunchback of Notre Dame operates a lot like the Jetlag version where he don’t have fleshed out rich characters but just representations. The 1986 Esmeralda’s personality is more of a result of bad writing than … Continue reading

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Project Re-Read Book 9, Chapters, 1-3

Book 9, Chapter 1, Delirium This chapter is Frollo freaking out about Esmeralda’s death. He doesn’t know that Quasimodo saved her. At the end of the chapter when he sees Esmeralda walking in Notre Dame he thinks its her ghost. … Continue reading

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Ferngully: The Last Rainforest Review; We can save all the Rain Forests with Bodacious Magic

Ferngully: The Last Rainforest is one those movies that has a lot of nostalgic power, if you loved  it as a kid you probably still love it. I for my part only saw a trailer when I was a kid … Continue reading

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Hunchback and Different Film Genres

At its core the Hunchback of Notre Dame is a drama but that  hasn’t stop people from making it into a  happy children story about an ugly ducking, social commentary, a comedy and it was almost was a jazzy action-adventure … Continue reading

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1986 Plot Review- It’s mostly all there

The 1986 Australian version of the Hunchback of Notre Dame is in so many, many ways like the 1956 version. It follows the book plot almost perfectly but the execution on every other aspects of this movie is bad, like … Continue reading

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Project Re-Read Book 8, Chapters, 4-6

Book 8, Chapter 4, Lasciate Ogni Speranza This is my favorite chapter in the whole book. This is where Frollo confesses his twisted love to Esmeralda and she rejects him. Pretty much everything so far as boiled down to this … Continue reading

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US Premiere of Stage Musical of Hunchback Cast

We have a Cast! (I’m late on this news)   Michael Arden as Quasimodo             Patrick Page as Frollo           Ciara Renee as Esmeralda           Andrew Samonsky … Continue reading

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Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Review; This movie would be terrifying if you fear clowns.

At last we come to Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland! Little Nemo was based on the comic from 1905 and was in movie development hell from 1982 to initial release in 1989. It was released in the US in 1992. … Continue reading

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