Raya narrates how dragons used to roam the lands nearby hundreds of years ago, until some dark magic force, called the Druun, took over and turned anyone it touched into stone. When the humans thawed, they all fought for a powerful gem that Sisu, the last living dragon preserved her magic into.
As a baby, Moana is interested in the story she is hearing in daycare about Maui stealing the heart of Te Fiti. All the other children are scared. Moana is somehow called to the ocean. But her overprotective father prohibits her to go near it. Years later, when Moana has reached her current age forContinue reading “What Can I Say, Except, “You’re Welcome” for this Wonderful Review of “Moana” (2016)”
Three 12-year-old girls named Kelly Quinn (the main character), Darbie O’Brien, and Hannah Hernandez, find an old cookbook in the Quinn family’s attic. It happens to be a magical kind with interesting recipes full of surprises. The girls then form their own secret cooking club with their own special password.
Warning: contains spoilers of both versions*** While browsing through YouTube, I came across something called “R-rated Wizard of Oz”. It is an animated parody of the 1939 movie. There, Dorothy is fierce, tough, and slays threats. I will not put a link here for copyright reasons. In fact, I’m not sure if it’s still onContinue reading “We’re Off to Start the Critique… The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (R-rated YouTube Parody vs. 1939 film)”
Warning: contains spoilers*** I was 11 when I first saw “Mulan”. I also wrote an essay about the use of femininity in the film when attending college. Speaking of which—I didn’t find the attitude toward females in the movie to be offensive when I was 11. In fact, I saw it as historically accurate. IContinue reading “Let’s Get Down to Business… to Evaluate “Mulan” (1998)”
The story starts off with a princess named Giselle who longs to meet her prince, which is a usual fairytale. However, the evil sorceress and queen, called Narissa, forces Giselle into a place where there are no happily-ever-afters. That is real-life New York City. Giselle looks for help, and is found by a man namedContinue reading “That’s How You Know This “Enchanted” (2007) Critique Will Teach You My Thoughts on it”
Twelve-year-old Gracie longs to know about her life before living in the real, typical world. She and her mom left it when Gracie was a baby. However, her mother refuses to share information about it. And she strictly forbids her to see the author, Gertrude Winters. Regardless of her mom’s demand, Gracie sneaks out toContinue reading “Review of “Unwritten” by Tara Gilboy”