Comfort Entertainment: A New Perspective on’Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’

Hey! Hallie here! ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ is one of those movies that every 80s fan has seen at least once. It’s a classic movie that’s constantly referenced in pop culture. The movie earns all that hype too! It initially comes across as a regular 80s teen movie, and to be fair, the plot doesn’tContinue reading “Comfort Entertainment: A New Perspective on’Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’”

Video Games: That ‘Super Mario’ Movie Cast

Hey! Hallie here! The Nintendo Direct Event happened today, which means a bunch of new Nintendo announcements! Amongst the exciting trailer for ‘Bayonetta 3’, ‘Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic’ coming to the Switch, and Brewster FINALLY coming to ‘New Horizons’, we also got the announcement for an animated film. This animated film isContinue reading “Video Games: That ‘Super Mario’ Movie Cast”

Comfort Entertainment: ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Review

Hey! Hallie here! This isn’t usually the type of thing I talk about on this blog, but I recently stumbled across this movie and it blew me away. It’s such a satisfying watch and it’s colorful and whimsical appearance makes it transportive. Its characters are surprisingly heartfelt. The plot is simple but complex. It’s notContinue reading “Comfort Entertainment: ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Review”

Comfort Movies: Jumanji Welcome To the Jungle

Hi! It’s Annie! Back to another movie that I have watched several times throughout quarantine and is always comforting to me. I grew up watching the original ‘Jumanji’ starring Robin Williams, and I couldn’t possibly be able to say how many times I’ve watched that film. But I think there was something completely magical aboutContinue reading “Comfort Movies: Jumanji Welcome To the Jungle”

Comfort Movies: Jim Henson’s ‘Labyrinth’

Hi! It’s Annie! Given the current circumstances, I’m kind of surprised that I didn’t come up with this category earlier. But I was particularly reminded of this one because it has been rainy and snowy where I’m at, and I love to watch comfort fantasy movies when the weather is bad. Especially Jim Henson’s ‘Labyrinth’.Continue reading “Comfort Movies: Jim Henson’s ‘Labyrinth’”

Twins in Media: Luke and Leia

Hey! Hallie here! We’re back around to our weekly “Twins in Media” posts and starting out with a really popular representation of twins. Luke and Leia are probably the most popular twins in media right now. What’s funny about them, though, is most people don’t really think about the fact that they’re twins other thanContinue reading “Twins in Media: Luke and Leia”

Book Adaptations: Little Women

Hi! It’s Annie! If you haven’t figured it out by now, I’m definitely a classic literature fan. ‘Little Women’ was one of those books that I would just pick up for fun as a kid because, even if I forgot a book and was staying at a relative’s house, they would always have a copyContinue reading “Book Adaptations: Little Women”

Book Adaptations: Why You NEED to Read “The Princess Bride”

Hey! Hallie here! I think it’s safe to say that “The Princess Bride” has shaped most of quarantine so far. Early on we got short, silly, videos of famous actors acting out different scenes from the comfort of their own homes. We have the promise of these scenes all coming together on Quibi soon. (DoesContinue reading “Book Adaptations: Why You NEED to Read “The Princess Bride””