Humans: Pinocchio for the 21st Century

What are The Terminator, I, Robot or even 2001: A Space Odyssey if not modern adaptations of the beloved tale of Pinocchio, the little wooden puppet who dreams of being a real boy. When Pinocchio was first written in 1883 by Italian writer Carlo Collodi, wooden carvings were the height of technology. In the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, technology has … Continue reading Humans: Pinocchio for the 21st Century

Battle of the Prequels

On my 15th birthday my mother took me to see Wicked on West End. Instantly, I fell in love with the characters, the story and I have always seen it as the official prequel to The Wizard of Oz. While I did love some aspects of Oz: The Great and Powerful, I felt that it was overall … Continue reading Battle of the Prequels

Grimm Siblings

Has anyone ever read the original stories published by the Brothers Grimm? They were actually a lot like this movie; very little character development, lots of basic plot and even more gore! Let me say one thing here, I don't usually have the stomach for excessive bloodshed, but here I was laughing out loud. The blood may have … Continue reading Grimm Siblings