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Zootopia may be the best film in 2016!

  Or at least in March. For those of you who read my recent write up on The Revenant, you’re probably thinking, “This title explains so much.” Of course the girl who doesn’t appreciate the Oscar nominated, cinematic-ally inspiring, basically true story of survival is going to love some low brow animated flick from Disney. Only, uh-uh, because it wasn’t low brow. It was high brow! Sort of. At least in that hey-this-is-more-than-a-movie-about-a-crime-stopping-bunny kind of way. And, honestly, it made you think. About things we could all stand to do a little thinking on these days. And then, in classic Disney style, it…

15 Epic Movies To Stream Right Now!!!

  Growing up, I was never into all the girly-girl stuff that most of my tween/teen female friends went bananas over. Well, except for blue eye shadow and liner, Sun In, glitter stickers, and my faithful crimper. It was the ’80s, after all. In terms of music, reading, and movie watching, however, I was all about the atypical selections. Stephen King in middle school? Oh, you bet. My favorites were The Shining and Misery. NKOTB in the ’90s did nothing for me, and instead I preferred my folks’ vinyl and other less popular stuff. Granted, it was hard to escape Tiffany and…

"The Revenant," starring Leo DiCaprio

  My husband and I have been movie lovers for always. In our dating days we used to sometimes catch two in one day just so we could enjoy as many new flicks as possible. Fast forward a bunch of years and throw in a few baby humans, and now going to a movie twice a quarter is a treat. Especially a grown up movie. This past weekend, in a rare night of unanticipated freedom, we decided to catch our second film of the month: The Revenant! I’ll be honest when I say that I really, really, really wanted to…

26 Period Dramas To Stream On Amazon Instant Video Right Now!

  I think my love of period dramas started when I was in elementary school and stumbled upon Little House in the Big Woods, Little House on the Prairie, and all the other books in that Laura Ingalls Wilder series. Oh, to wear calico printed dresses, lace-brimmed bonnets, and to eat maple syrup “candy” made with freshly fallen snow! I devoured those novels. From a modern elementary schooler’s perspective, living in the 18th and 19th centuries had to be a very whimsical life! And naively, notions like no indoor plumbing, once a month baths, and the fact that women weren’t actually regarded as…well…equal humans, never…