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How the Movie ‘Hidden Figures’ Sheds Light on Women in STEM to Give Young Girls More Role Models

Based on the book of the same name, the movie Hidden Figures has grown from a small-budget, limited-release film to one that has expanded release and is receiving critical acclaim. The book, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, written by Margot […]

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Alice Through the Looking Glass is Over the Top but Still Entertaining

Photo Credit: Disney You cannot change the past. It always was. It always will be. Although I dare say, you might learn something from it. ~ Time Alice Through the Looking Glass (PG) is this summer’s sequel to Tim Burton’s 2010 colorful and spectacular remake of Louis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland”. With all the familiar […]

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Could Big Hero 6 Create A STEMGirl Revolution?

Admittedly, I’m not up on all things Marvel Comics. Other than watching a few of the cartoons growing up, Guardians of the Galaxy was the first mainstream Marvel movie I went to see. Even the, when I went to the Guardians of the Galaxy screening I took my friend with me because she was more […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Review – Two Perspectives

Disclosure: I was invited to a press screening of Guardians of the Galaxy and agreed to write a review. Given that I have never seen a Marvel movie as an adult, I brought along my best friend since she’d have some clue what was going on. This review is from two perspectives – someone who […]

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Disney’s Frozen Movie Review

  Disney’s Frozen movie As we left the screening of Disney’s Frozen, BabyGirl was telling me what she liked most about the movie. And then she said “It was a very formula Disney movie”. Can’t argue with her, as Disney’s adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen is a very formula movie. Done in […]

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Review: Despicable Me 2

Disclosure: I was provided two tickets to an advance screening of this movie. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Why write a review of Despicable Me 2 when (1) people will see it regardless of this review […]

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Review: The Help Movie

This past weekend while in San Diego, Disney and Dreamworks Pictures offered me the opportunity to see a screening of The Help movie. I’d heard the movie was terrific. I wanted to take my mother-in-law to see it when it opened so taking in the screening would help me to convince her, if need be. […]

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Movie Review: Kung Fu Panda 2

On Saturday, I took BabyGirl to see a screening of Kung Fu Panda 2, in Real 3D. We had seen Kung Fu Panda in IMAX when it came out in 2008 and it was just an adorable movie with a terrific message. As a parent you can only say that good will win over evil […]

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Movie Review: HOP

On Saturday morning, BabyGirl and I headed to the movie theater to see HOP, a live-action/CGI-animation movie. Yes, Jewish girls heading to see what is basically a movie about Easter. But really, who doesn’t like a cute animated bunny with a British accent? And a funny as all get out chicken? Who speaks Spanglish. The […]

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Waiting For Superman

On Tuesday, BabyGirl and I attended a special screening of the documentary Waiting For Superman. WOW! What an amazing film. I’ve been following the buzz about it for several months and watched the trailer back in May some time. I’d heard the buzz from Sundance. I had high expectations and I was not disappointed. The […]

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