At this point one can look at the Star Wars franchise as a series of individual films or as one giant story; I prefer the latter, as the connective tissue between prequels, excellent animated series, original trilogy, and new trilogy is part of what makes the saga so satisfying.
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I’ve got two excellent choices for you this week. Disney’s Moana and the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Are they appropriate for your kids? What Gospel parallels do they have for discussion? Read on!
Christmas comes earlier and earlier each year and Thanksgiving is becoming the famously forgotten holiday, but this year BYUtv has produced the perfect film for acknowledging the generosity and gratitude of Thanksgiving while acting as a beautiful transition into the Christmas season and its opportunity for a daily acknowledgment of Jesus Christ.
In terms of visual creativity, memorable characters, and balancing the mundane with the fantastic, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is a Burton film in the best sense. It’s moving, thrilling, and funny.