Tagged with review

Off and Running (Better Late Than Never)

Off and Running (Better Late Than Never)

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on October 7, 2010. Republished here with permission. During my two weeks in New England, I recorded the PBS POV showing of Off and Running. I finally got a chance to watch it the other night. As far as I’m concerned, it’s not as well-made a film as … Continue reading

Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on September 8, 2010. Republished here with permission. I’m not sure where I first heard about the documentary Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy. I knew it was going to be on PBS, and Heather at Production, Not Reproduction posted the day it was to air, August … Continue reading

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on January 4, 2010. Republished here with permission. Once upon a time, there was a mom, Her name was Mrs. Pteranadon. Sitting in her nest, she heard a scratching And said, “Oh boy!  My eggs are hatching!” One by one, her kids popped free, Baby pteranodons one, two, … Continue reading

Review: The Princess and the Frog

Review: The Princess and the Frog

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on December 14, 2009. Republished here with permission. If you follow this blog, you know I’m a little obsessed with Disney. I’ve been anticipating The Princess and the Frog, featuring African-American Princess Tiana, for over two years now. It finally opened on Friday, December 11th. I took my … Continue reading

Just in Time for Halloween: Orphan

Just in Time for Halloween: Orphan

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on October 30, 2009. Republished here with permission. Let’s get one thing straight: I hate horror movies. I had no intention of seeing Orphan. But when the adoption community came out in droves to boycott it, even getting Warner Brothers to change the film’s trailer, it reminded me of … Continue reading

Adoption in the Media: Juxtaposed

Adoption in the Media: Juxtaposed

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on August 6, 2009. Republished here with permission. Thanks to the blog Strollerderby, I found this video about adoption. It’s short (6:35). Right-click the words “this video about adoption” and choose Open in New Tab. Watch the video, then come back. I’ll wait. What did you think? I … Continue reading

Wicked

(Originally published on LiveJournal) Max and I went to the Orpheum to see Wicked last night.I was not sick. But I did get sick in the middle of the night last night, so today, I have been a useless lump. I don’t have the illness as bad as Max and Jack did. I feel incredibly … Continue reading

Goblet of Fire

(Originally published on LiveJournal) Last night, I watched Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire on DVD. Wow did that suck. First, they cut out all of Harry being at Privet Drive. Second, they cut the entire Quidditch World Cup match. This left out Winky, Ludo Bagman, the Irish gold, and the veela.Third, several characters were missing … Continue reading