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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The Book of Life: A Sequence Study

With Halloween just around the corner, we thought we’d revisit an old favourite: The Book of Life. Bright, festive, and rich in Mexican culture and mythology, this movie speaks of death in a hopeful manner. It tells a tale about three young friends who grow up celebrating the tradition of November 2nd, otherwise known as the Day […]

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The Emoji Movie: Factorial Fun in One

The Emoji Movie is an emotive journey towards self discovery that translates itself well within the realm of modern hierographs. With its brightly depicted coming-of-age sequencing and silly poop humor to boot, the one thing that is clearly portrayed over and over again is the movie’s love for patterns. From layouts and phone displays, to […]

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