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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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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Hooray for Arrays!

There are minions of reasons to love Despicable Me 3, from the fun and engaging banter between Gru and his twin brother, to the temper tantrums of his fellow companions. Yes, the minions are at it again, adorable to the core with little specks of bad! Now, we all know that Gru has many, many, MANY […]

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The Secret Life of Nine

Though nobody can pinpoint the common origin of this myth, there is an ancient proverb that claims, “A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he strays, for the last three he stays.” So do cats really have nine lives? The answer is, sadly, no. The basis of the myth stems from […]

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