Disney has always used their films to teach valuable lessons to their audience. Offering lessons through their movies and television shows. Sofia the First premiered on Disney Junior running for four seasons. Starting in 2012. The series taught young children the characteristics of the Disney princesses and what it takes to become a hero.
Growing up, Cassie was fortunate enough to live in many different places across Australia, and had a childhood filled with crazy adventures. Now though, she calls coastal Queensland home, with her husband and two super energetic boys. As a teen, Cassie has been borderline obsessed with the paranormal world. She has a passion for crafting stories involving otherworldly characters, where strong loyalty, passion and redemption, blend across every page.
When creating fantasy anthologies, we often forget about what history gave us — Times of crusades, black plague, Renaissance and the best, The Age of Piracy.
Age of Piracy
Many legends come from the era of pirates. Misconceptions and embellished myths surrounding pirates that existed or never did. Welcome, to Bones & Treasures.
Fantasy covers a variety of legends. Pirates are part of its vast territory. A. Wayne is a pirate nerd ever since she watched the movie Cutthroat Island in theaters when only a child.
She wanted to be a strong woman that no one could mess with, and when old enough, she made research on the subject of piracy and discovered Anne Bonny and Mary Read. Piracy was not unique to men.
Bones & Treasures
The anthology of Bones & Treasures revolves around a crew of pirates eager to find an artifact of history and…
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Spider-Man is a huge iconic character within the Marvel Universe appearing in numerous Marvel comics and was added to the Marvel’s cinematic universe (MCU) by being introduced in Marvel’s Avengers: Civil War in 2016. Many Spider-Man fans have accepted the third attempt of bringing the character to the big screen after Sam Raimi and Marc Webb adaption of the character.
It’s no surprise that we walk in the new year with vampires, paying tribute to what many consider the rulers of the paranormal realm.
Many members of the Ghoul Family are fans of these immortal beings due to their abilities and the lore that surrounds them. They are sturdy yet mysterious creatures doing many wonders if there is more to their story etch in legend.
For some people, their first introduction to the creature is from the novel Dracula written by Bram Stoker.
Others are captivated by the grand specular of their powers used on their prey presented in paranormal television shows, films, and other novels either inspired by Bram Stoker’s universe or the broad history surrounding the nocturnal beings.
The intoxicating aroma
of mortal blood
awakens animated corpses
from eternal slumber.
Their life support extended
by each drop of crimson blood
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Many know of my enjoyment of ancient mythology to the point where the middle part of my name is a dedication to the Greek Goddess of the night. Nyx was one of the first Gods created in the universe and is the mother of numerous minor gods. She is one of the few goddesses that is feared by Zeus and is part of the cycle between day and night time.
Many fables have found a home within the creative videos of Walt Disney. One that is known throughout generations is the tale of a wooden puppet becoming a real boy. The tale was created into an animated film by Disney but there has been other artistic creation of the tale. Besides being an animated feature, Pinocchio has been a live-action film, animated film, and adapted from novels.
There are various types of anime in ant genre making it easy to find one to suit any palate. Even with fantasy and paranormal all sub-genres are covered to suit any gender or age group. I was intrigued by the design of Goblin Slayer and decided to give it a try. Featured below are my thoughts after watching episode one of the series.
It’s no surprise that cinemas feature superhero films each year with its growing popularity. DC comics has always kept up with Marvel comics, one of its biggest competitors by producing numerous movies and television shows featuring the characters from their comic books. Currently, Aquaman is in theaters and I have decided to give it a review.
Despite the festive holidays being behind us, I thought it would be nice to feature the poem Krampus Comes to Town by Robert Payne Cabeen, he has an interesting perspective of comparing and contrasting the idea of the jolly Saint Nick versus his sister counterpart, Krampus.