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Archive: December 13th, 2016

Movie Review | Megamind

Megamind is a great film the whole family can enjoy. It has the perfect balance of humor and seriousness, and it even includes romance. It’s the perfect movie to watch when you’re feeling down or need a little pick-me-up. The main character can be easy to relate to if you too find yourself often mispronouncing …

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Movie Review | Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey is a film based off of a lesser-known Jane Austen book. Catherine Morland is a young woman with an obsession with romance novels. She is so obsessed with them that she often daydreams about drama that she has read in romance novels happening in her own life. Catherine meets Henry Tinley who is from …

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Movie Review | The Wind Rises

This Miyazaki film features some of the best animation I’ve seen in his movies. Rather than following his usual fantasy trend, this film follows a man who tries to follow his dreams despite being faced with real historical events that took place and impacted Japan. Jiro becomes an aeronautical engineer, falls in love, and has …

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Documentary Review | Life Animated

Life Animated is a documentary that shows what it is truly like to be autistic through the eyes of Owen Suskind. After years of holding back communication from his family, he finds the words he needed to express his emotions in various Disney animated movies. He has memorized every word of dozens of Disney films …

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Movie Review | True Grit

The film True Grit is the adventure that Mattie Ross experiences as she attempts to avenge her fathers death. Along the way she recruits the help of an alcoholic bounty hunter, Mr. Cogburn. Together they use aggression, trickery, and classic Old West shootouts to find Chaney, the man who killed Mattie’s father. I enjoyed the relationship between …

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  • Audiobooks – 3 weeks
  • DVDs – 1 week.

Faculty:

  • Audiobooks – 3 weeks
  • DVDs – 2 weeks.

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