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The Tango Lesson (1997, UK, DVD)

On: December 11th, 2005 at 2:40 am | Number of Comments » 0

If not for tanguera colleague Dyan I would never have known about this film. She insisted I watch it ever since she got me interested in tango several weeks ago. I think I was supposed to be inspired by it, sell my worldly possesions, and then go off to Buenos Aires (as Dyan is next […]

Chicken Little (2005, USA, Theater)

On: December 11th, 2005 at 2:21 am | Number of Comments » 0

Disney is trying just too hard. They put everything into sassy CGI eye candy while kind of forgetting about plot, characters, and integrity. I know there are a lot of kids who thought this movie was great and I shouldn’t be too harsh, but jeez — I spent the time and money taking Safa to […]

Wallace and Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005, UK, Theater)

On: December 11th, 2005 at 1:54 am | Number of Comments » 0

I’m waaaaaaaaaay behind in tallying films and since the year is ending and my goal is 43 I better get cracking. It was a couple months ago when I took Safa to see the Wallace and Gromit movie. It was amusing enough, in a twisted British sort of way. If you’re not a fan of […]


On: December 11th, 2005 at 1:33 am | Number of Comments » 0

I hate musicals. But I loved Seussical. I took Safa and her best chum Madeleine to see the Nashville Children’s Theater production. It was very entertaining, very well done. Great music, witty lyrics (without that annoying smartassedness one gets from sassy Disney films these days), energetic dancing, fun characters. It’s perfect for kids and adults […]