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Throwback Thursday: Media Representations of Mental Illness – Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 (Hall & Williams, 2014) is an animated superhero film by Walt Disney Pictures, which follows 14-year-old robotics prodigy Hiro as he becomes a superhero and attempts to avenge his older brother Tadashi’s death. The bulk of the movie takes place two weeks after Tadashi’s death, as Hiro becomes convinced that Tadashi’s death… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Media Representations of Mental Illness – Big Hero 6

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Movie Review: Look Both Ways (2022)

On the eve of her college graduation, Natalie's life diverges into two parallel realities: one in which she becomes pregnant and must navigate motherhood in her Texas hometown, the other in which she moves to Los Angeles to pursue her career. SPOILERS AHEAD Look Both Ways (2022) is a Netflix original movie released on August… Continue reading Movie Review: Look Both Ways (2022)

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My Favorite Mamma Mia and Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again Songs

Mamma Mia https://youtu.be/XpX7LUQ-4JM https://youtu.be/w0CLtMJ3jeA https://youtu.be/qefnmCJI8IM https://youtu.be/7QrcVKJWNhU https://youtu.be/q8TjMLYZP38 https://youtu.be/_zqp8uOMXTI https://youtu.be/P9DHBHtpuWc Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNURjJVoQuQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJ8huJwtbVk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQDJyKmqej8 https://youtu.be/BWnKGYnuE8o  

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Movie Review: Set It Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-eRc9PF3TU Two overworked and underpaid assistants come up with a plan to get their bosses off their backs by setting them up with each other. Netflix is bringing back the Rom-Com and they are killing it! I love rom-coms, and this one, whilst kind of cheesy and cliche, is a pretty great one. The leads… Continue reading Movie Review: Set It Up

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Movie Review – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QKg5SZ_35I Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go… Continue reading Movie Review – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

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Movie Review: Candy Jar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lXLGwe_DUU An introverted high school girl from a working-class background falls in love with her wealthy debate team nemesis and realizes they share more in common than they thought. Candy Jar is a teen rom-com/drama movie from Netflix. The two leads had some amazing chemistry, and I'm a sucker for enemies to lovers stories. I… Continue reading Movie Review: Candy Jar

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Movie Review: The Kissing Booth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bfS6seiLhk A high school student finds herself face-to-face with her long-term crush when she signs up to run a kissing booth at the spring carnival. So, everyone online seems to be OBSESSED with this movie - so of course I had to watch it. Apparently its based off a wattpad book? Or something like that?… Continue reading Movie Review: The Kissing Booth

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Movie Review: The Lego Ninjago Movie

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZSYYiATFTI The battle for NINJAGO City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, also secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat the evil warlord Garmadon, who also happens to be Lloyd's dad. Pitting father against son, the… Continue reading Movie Review: The Lego Ninjago Movie

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Movie Review: Adrift

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9ukI7khQpE Tami Oldham and Richard Sharp couldn't anticipate that they would be sailing directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. In the aftermath of the storm, Tami awakens to find Richard badly injured and their boat in ruins. With no hope of rescue, Tami must now find the strength and determination… Continue reading Movie Review: Adrift

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Movie Review: Deadpool 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20bpjtCbCz0 Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool meets Russell, an angry teenage mutant who lives at an orphanage. When Russell becomes the target of Cable -- a genetically enhanced soldier from the future -- Deadpool realizes that he'll need some help saving the boy from such a superior enemy. He soon joins forces with Bedlam, Shatterstar, Domino and other… Continue reading Movie Review: Deadpool 2