ReCAST #2: Pinocchio

Welcome to the next episode (issue? edition? who cares?) in my new series of posts where I give a new live-action cast to classic movies. This time we're talking Pinocchio. So I rewatched Pinocchio in preparation and my main thoughts threaded into 2 broad categories: WHAT IS GOING ON? THIS IS TERRIFYING A big part …

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ReCAST #1: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Welcome to my new series of posts where I re-watch classic animated films, discuss them and come up with some ideas for a new cast in a modern re-make. I don't necessarily want re-makes to be made but I just think it's a fun topic of discussion. The first edition: Snow White and the Seven …

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Under-Appreciated Corner: Calendar Girls – The Musical

The Calendar Girls musical is a love letter to the Women's Institute (WI) and northern England that acts as a signpost for the great things that can be done when people work together to fight for something good and against societal expectations. It portrays the beauty and joy of small community while still challenging the norms and …

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