…see an elephant fly

Since it was first teased so many months ago, one thing was perfectly clear about the live-action version of the classic Disney film, “Dumbo” — its title character is absolutely adorable. I mean, look at that face…

…bewitch

In her screenplay debut, J.K. Rowling invites us to return to the magical world of Harry Potter decades before the “Boy Who Lived” was even born. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is a title wizards and Potterheads alike know all too well. In the tales of Harry Potter, we know it as the…

…see what lies in store

Like many children of this modern era, my first introduction to Mary Poppins and Number Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane came courtesy of the Walt Disney Company and the wonderful Ms. Julie Andrews. It wasn’t until several years later when I was introduced to the book, wonderfully penned by Mrs. P. L. Travers, that I realized it…

…choose to forget

Memories, good or bad, define us in many ways.  They are subjective and changeable, but what if they were replaceable? Such is the case in Len Wiseman’s “Total Recall,” a slightly altered remake of a 1990 film of the same name starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.  So, there’s the previous standard for you.  That’s where the bar…