Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America: Civil War Review

When I first saw the original trailers for Captain America: Civil War I was bummed. I mean, we all love the Avengers. But we love them united. Am I right? 

I have to admit that I wasn't sure they could pull off an Avenger Civil War without turning one of the original heroes into a Really Bad Guy. So I kept my expectations low and let myself be surprised, pleasantly or otherwise. 

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What's Important Right Now - May

What's Important Right Now - May

I often get distracted as I'm in the middle of telling a story and my go to disclaimer is,"but that's not important right now." 

But my life is in session and there are lots of things that are important. So I keep a list of 'present participles' or Things That Are Important Right Now. That's just all a fancy way of saying, "the things I'm grateful for." But that's not important right now.

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'Finding Dory' - from Script to Screen

'Finding Dory' - from Script to Screen

Picture yourself in a room with two of the definitive Brain Trust Minds of Disney/Pixar as they do a Show & Tell type presentation of how they take a story to a storyboard to the screen.

After you pinch yourself and thank God for your charmed life, you sit up and pay attention with great interest, because, let's face it, these guys are Storytellers with a capital WOW. There's no danger of there ever being a dull moment in this presentation. 

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The Jungle Book in Dolby Cinema - The Way It Should Be Experienced

The Jungle Book in Dolby Cinema - The Way It Should Be Experienced

This post is sponsored by Disney, Dolby Cinema, and AMC Prime. The nostalgia, experiences, and opinions are obviously very much my own.

I was 12 years old in 1967 and I still distinctly remember going to see the original Walt Disney Pictures' The Jungle Book. My brother took my 2 sisters and me to a drive-in to see this latest offering from Walt Disney Pictures. It was all the more poignant for us because it was the last animated feature that Walt himself worked on before he passed in late 1966. 

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