The Princess and the Frog

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{4/5} “You sure this is the right blind voodoo lady who lives in the boat in the tree in the bayou?” Tiana works two jobs as a waitress to save up money to open her own restaurant. Finally, she’s able to afford a building — of course, it’s a bit of a fixer-upper. When Prince […]


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{4.5/5} “Some people are worth melting for.” Anna and Elsa are sisters and princesses. Elsa has a magical power that lets her create snow and ice out of thin air, but she can’t control it very well. After she accidentally hurts Anna, a troll cures Anna and takes away¬†her memory of Elsa’s magic. When Elsa […]

The Sound of Music

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{5/5} “Somewhere out there is a lady who I think will never be a nun. Auf Wiedersehen, darling.” At the convent everyone likes Maria — except when she’s difficult. The Mother Superior decides to send Maria out into the world to be a governess, to see how she does at that. So Maria becomes a […]

Glee (season 4)

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{4.5/5} “Citizens of McKinley, the power has been restored. Congratulations to all of us for refusing to resort to idol worship and rampant cannibalism.” Blake Jenner, winner of The Glee Project, joins the cast. His character, Ryder, is a football player who doesn’t think he can sing — Finn convinces him otherwise. Marley (Melissa Benoist) […]

Glee (seasons 1 – 3)

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{4.5/5} “I have some simple rules when I’m getting ready for a big performance. First, no milk. Makes you too phlegmy. Second, no doorknobs. They spread infections. So do kisses. So what if I have some superstitions, too. I never step on cracks and sometimes I walk backwards. And everyone I see becomes a metaphor […]

The Muppets

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{4.5/5} “If I didn’t know any better, I’d say you were reciting some sort of important plot point.” The Muppets, released in 2011 Walter (a new muppet) is obsessed with the Muppets. Somehow Walter and Gary are brothers, although Gary is a human. When Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) go to Los Angeles […]


Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

I watch a fair number of movies. Most I watch at home and once in a while I’ll see one in the theatre. If you read my post from yesterday you won’t be surprised that I have a particular interest in science fiction and fantasy movies. And yes, there are lists for those on the […]