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  • Peter Pan

    Peter Pan

    My Disney Studies #1:

    Peter Pan has morphed through its life within various mediums: plays, books, and movies, but its fairytale depiction of the trials and tribulations of childhood & coming of age really hit home for somebody who is preparing to "leave the nursery" and head off to college.

    That being said, this 1953 Disney adaptation of J.M Barrie's novel has left out some key elements that truly showcase a deeper and more sinister tone to this children's story. Even…

  • The Farewell

    The Farewell

    ★★★★½

    What a sweet sweet sweet little film!! And a beautiful tug of war between the east and the west, truth and lie, and what counts as unconditional love. My heart is aching and Lulu Wang is awesome.