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Where there is a Willow there isn't always a way

Disney fucked up. Let's be real, though there is certain jen ne sais quoi  t hat Disney shows and films encompass. Nothing is overall gritty, most scenes are cut well shot well and almost clean to the point of a window display at Macy's. That is neither here nor there, but it creates a world that begs to differ, what the story may be about the air that surrounds it.  Willow is by far my favorite film and it's story, scenes, script are shot effortlessly well. There are little things here and there that make Willow unique, so I was very excited by the show knowing it has been over 30 years since the making of the film.  The show is based around the film, literally and physically as they added some characters that were in the original movie, such as Warwick Davis (Willow) and Joanne Whalley (Sorsha). I had assumed that Davis would make an appearance seeing as how the show is called Willow. So I was more than pleasantly surprised to see more characters as well. My excitement fo

Knives in, glass out

 Not all movies should be series, and some series should just be one movie. Whether it be the story, the director, or the budget, there's always a difference between the first, last, and middle, and inevitably that's where the train gets derailed.  When Knives out was first displayed on my Prime video screen in 2019, I was startled by the wonderful cast, including Christopher Plummer and some other favorites. This was Plummer's last film before he died and apt too, spoiler ahead...He dies in this film, but with such panache, it's easy to remember why he was one of the greats. the subtleties of Knives Out were its an ode to unusual murder mysteries such as Clue. Although I would say Clue is not as subtle as Knives out in comedy. The film was directed by Rian Johnson who also directed its sequel or series next chapter, Glass onion. In this instance, Knives out is better, even though Johnson directs both and includes a stellar cast. There is something missing in the second