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Manon des Sources Similarities to Hunchback

Way back in March 2013 I did a post of Jean de Florette, a famous movie from France and its similarities to the Hunchback of Notre Dame (you can read that post here). In that post I mention it’s second … Continue reading

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Differences Between the King’s Academy Production and Der Glockner von Notre Dame

The King’s Academy version of the Hunchback exist as step between Der Glockner von Notre Dame and the official American musical version of La Jolla and Papermills. The King’s version has some core differences of Glockner and even the Disney … Continue reading

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Frollo & Esmeralda video of ET

It works as a combo. I have no shame in admitting I thought this was going to use the trailer from the film E.T. and not a male cover of Katy Perry’s E.T. Follow thehunchblog Tweet

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The King and I Review – With Dragons and Monkey Antics

Sometimes a movie comes along and it makes you just ask yourself why? The 1999 animated movie version of The King & I is one such movie. It was made by Warner’s Brother in associated with Morgan Creek, Nest (our … Continue reading

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New Notre Dame Production 2015

YAY, Korea is putting on a French Cast Production of Notre Dame de Paris in honor of the 10th anniversary of the show in Korea. This marks the like fourth run of the show in Asian country but it’s the … Continue reading

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King’s Academy Version of Hunchback Introduction

So the La Jolla production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame musical is in full swing and the Papermill playhouse show is on the horizon. The La Jolla veriosn is considered to be the American debut of the German musical … Continue reading

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Another Simple Novel based Question

Last week I asked what was your favorite part of the novel was. This time I’m going to ask what is your Least favorite part of novel? For me I hate Bird’s Eye view of Paris but that chapter is … Continue reading

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The Prince of Egypt Review; Deliver us to Pretty Animation

The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 animated film based on the bible story of Moses and Exodus and the 1965 movie The Ten Commandments. It was one of Dreamsworks’ first movies and did fairly well at the Box-office. But … Continue reading

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The Hunchblog’s 1000th Post

So in honor of the blog’s 100oth, I have a few little announcements to make. Announcement #1, Since I don’t live super very away from New Jersey, I would like to try and go to the Hunchback Musical at the … Continue reading

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1986 version Conclusion

While I have bashed the 1986 version of the Hunchback of Notre Dame, calling it a lazy, uninspired mess with cheap knock-off characters set in tones of soul-crushing dullness, I didn’t hate it. At best it’s watchable which is more … Continue reading

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