The Legacy of James Bond

  Few characters ever manage to bridge the gap between the generations quite as successfully as James Bond. The MI6 spy who first made an appearance in 1953, when writer Ian Fleming decided to delve deep into the fictional secrets of the criminal underworld and the defenders who stand against it, is now a multimillion […]

High Strung the Movie

RUBY ADAMS is a dancer from the Midwest on scholarship, living her first day in New York City. JOHNNIE BLACKWELL is a British musician, playing for money in the subway tunnels. Ruby’s world is classical and disciplined; Johnnie’s is improvisational and street smart. When a hip-hop battle gone wrong throws these two artists together, they […]

Sneak peek: Finding Dory

Children and adults alike remember Dory, Nemo and Marlin, and we’ve been waiting for their return for WAY too long. Luckily, Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” reunites everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? Where did she learn to speak Whale? […]

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 […]

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