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.
Many grew up hearing the tale of Hansel and Gretel and the candy cottage they discover in the woods. The story comes from Germany and was written down by the Brothers’ Grimm. The tale shows how resourceful children can be and what they will do to stay alive. The story also tells how the brothers see witches and stepmothers.
Amber Sewell is an upcoming author. Currently she has a story that is being written called Kiss of the Flame. This is a tale about a midwife who finds herself being accused of witchcraft, by the very people that she had for generations nursed back to health during times of grave illnesses, due to a series of events and betrayals. This tale will transport its readers back to a time when being different could invite the fury of one’s neighbors, and even cost you your very life.
Being an avid anime fan, many anime viewers are familiar with the historical classics such as Sailor Moon, Gundam Wing, Full Metal Alchemist, Dragonball Z, and Pokemon. I decided to review March Comes in Like a Lion, to offer readers an anime that isn’t well-known. I wanted to suggest an anime that is both fantasy and paranormal.
Fire is a destructive entity, or it can be seen as offering warmth or a symbol of passion. In Roman mythology, Volcan the God of fire including the fire of volcanoes, metalworking, and the forge in ancient Roman mythology with his Greek counterpart being Hephaestus, who is also the Greek God of fire and forging.
During the winter holidays people enjoy celebrating it with their family by either going to see the musical, The Rockettes or the ballet, The Nutcracker. Disney has decided to take the familiar story of The Nutcracker and adapt it for the big screen. Adding a new classic to their holiday films.
There are many who believe in the humanization of Death and that his task is to collect the souls that have gone astray. There are many myths surrounding the personification of death and the creation of his famous scythe. Funimation created the animated show Soul Eater to give an explanation on how the weapons used by Death were created.
In an age where numerous comic book franchises are adapted for the big screen Fantastic Four is no exception. Fantastic Four tells the tale of a family of superheroes, whose quest to discovering science grants them powers. Exploring how far some will go in the pursuit of power and knowledge.
Who do the dead call when they struggle to evict the living from their haunting grounds? When they lack their own scare factor and must put up with the living or leave their home? There is one ghost that is seen as a specter and insane even with his own kind, yet he is summoned when ghosts have a problem with the living being summoned after saying his name, Beetlejuice, three times.
If you inherited power, would you let it corrupt you or would you refuse to let it change who you are? Does magic make a person good or evil or should their morality be judged by their actions? In the film, All Hallows Eve, the audience is shown examples of how power can corrupt a person if they allow it, or how it amplifies a person’s moral character if used for good.