Tag Archives: Disney

Honoring a classic – “Saving Mr. Banks”


The first movie I ever saw as a child was Mary Poppins. It remains one of my all time favorite films today. As a result, I was very excited to see Saving Mr. Banks this afternoon. The movie did not … Continue reading

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Review of “Monsters University”


I am always a bit leery of prequels. Considering we know what is going to happen in the future from the original movie, a prequel has the risk of telling us nothing new and therefore could lose its edginess. That … Continue reading

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The ultimate company town


I have visited Florida many times over the years, but this past week I came to realize that Orlando is truly the ultimate company town – in this case, it’s Disney’s company town. You can hardly go anywhere without the … Continue reading

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