Unmissable films from recent years

As the festive season is now well and truly upon us, it can offer the perfect opportunity to kick back and relax with a good film. With our busy working and social lives it can often be hard to keep up with all of the great releases on offer, so here’s a look back over […]

First look: Trailer for The Little Prince

Le Petite Prince was the first book most of us learned to read in French and it became a classic in both that and the English version. As an adult I remember it fondly, so I’m excited to see the film that’s about to come out next year. Here is a FIRST LOOK at the […]

The Review Broads Sings Along with Laurie Berkner

Laurie Berkner’s Favorite Classic Kids Songs Laurie Berkner was the first artist ever to appear in music videos on Nick, Jr. and in nearly all the episodes of the channels’ Jack’s Big Music Show.  She is beloved by many as one of the best and brightest (including her band of course) artists in children’s music […]

Music review: The Nutcracker Maestro classics

THE NUTCRACKER Maestro Classics CD/MP3 Stories in Music My first trip to The Nutcracker was as a child.  And I have been enchanted ever since.  The holidays are not the holidays without Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece either on stage or playing in a room. I started ballet when I was five years old and when I came […]

The Influence of Bollywood Culture Abroad

Bollywood, just like Hollywood, has had a considerable level of influence abroad due to its unique cultural appeal. Ranging from dance moves to the style of the clothing and even the cinematography, Bollywood has actually influenced both Hollywood and American society in a way that is both subtle and yet incredibly obvious if you know […]

DVD review: ZARAFA

ZARAFA A wonderful film for both children and adults, the plot of the film has a grandfather telling his grandkids the story of Maki, a young boy who escapes from slave traders, befriends a giraffe (the title character), cross the desert, meet a pirate, and a few other things on a trip that takes him […]

On our radar: The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur “The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo (voice of Raymond Ochoa) makes an unlikely human friend. While […]

5 Ways That Movies Become Hits

When a movie is released, the studio usually has some sort of idea of how successful the movie will be. There has been marketing research done prior to the movie’s official release, and the film is usually played for test audiences to see what people think of the movie. Movie studios do their best to […]

Blu-ray review: Walt Disney Short Films Collection

Walt Disney Short Films Collection I love film in all shapes and sizes. Today I received the new Disney Short Films Collection. You do not know how psyched I am. The Disney shorts are half the reason that I go to the theatrical releases of the Disney films even the ones I’m not thrilled about. […]

New & noteworthy: Netflix in August

The summer may be coming to an end but NETFLIX is just ramping up with some GREAT new movies and television shows, just in time for some afternoon watching when the kiddos head back to school. So, toss a bag of popcorn in the microwave and grab the remote! Pick #1 Welcome to Me Indulge […]