Coco for the Soul

Coco is a movie about a young boy with big dreams to become an accomplished musician. For the longest time, Miguel has been keen to prove his talent to the world. However, his family disapproves of his dreams. In his haste to join a talent competition and show everyone what he’s made of once and […]

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Finding Prime in Family Time

The Incredibles is a movie about a family of superheroes and how they overcome problems of epic proportions. Mr. Incredible battles crime on a daily basis. Little does he know, a single fan will become his greatest enemy. Buddy Pine, a.k.a. Incrediboy, is Mr. Incredible’s biggest admirer. He wants to be just like Mr. Incredible. He […]

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9 for Mankind

In a war torn world where soulless termination by machines has befallen mankind, a group of small rag dolls called “Stitchpunks” emerge as humanity’s only hope for survival. These dolls, all crafted with a single digit written on their backs, are infused with the soul of the scientist that made them. Each of them embodies […]

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Putting the Pieces Together

Big Hero 6 isn’t a story about just one hero. Instead, it’s a story that’s built on many missing pieces coming together to save the world. Hiro is a young boy whose newfound dream is to join his older brother, Tadashi, in the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology. In order to do so, he needs […]

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Of Babies and Multiplications

If you’ve ever questioned where you came from, the movie Storks may be the most heartwarming answer to that question yet. This is a tale about a stork delivery service called Cornerstore, and how the service came to the call of a lonely little boy called Nate. Tired of being the only kid in the […]

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