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.
Twentieth Century Fox was known for trying new versions of media that other companies had already laid claim to. One of these experiments was their take on the princess faerytales by creating Anastasia. The film was based on the historical events of the Russian royal family and the tragic event that claimed many of their lives.
At a young age we are taught, that beauty should only be skin deep, and that it shouldn’t be the only trait we value others for. In Disney’s full-length abated feature Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, we learn that true love’s kiss can triumph over the quest of vanity.
After reading The Shadowfae Chronicles by Erica Haynes, we are introduced to the protagonist Jade, who we learn to be a succubus. The novel only explores her abilities through sexual exploits, which most succubi are known for, but after doing some research they harness many other abilities that make these beautiful temptresses more-deadly.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the first animated film created by Walt Disney. Like most Disney films, this was based off the German fable Little Snow White. The fable tells the tale of the young princess and the fate of her evil stepmother, who shows how far a person will go for their own selfish desires.
What would you do if you inherited a genie and were granted three wishes? Would you let the power corrupt you, or would you use its power to make your dreams come true? Would you be tempted to bend the rules hoping that the genie’s power can warp reality to fit your desires? In the Disney film Aladdin, Aladdin is given that choice to use the genie to earn fame, riches, or the woman of his dreams, a passionate, strong-willed, and fiery Princess.
The Day of the Dead falls on Halloween and is celebrated in the Mexican culture. Their holiday focuses on memories and having a day to remember and celebrate family, including those of the living and of the dead. The Book of Life by 20th Century Fox decided to create a film taking a unique twist on the meaning of the holiday
Is a man born a monster or is he created through his trials in life? Should a person that is labelled a genius allowed to run uncheck inside a phantom house forcing others to do his bidding? Susan Kay’s Phantom reveals the story behind the mask revealing the story of the Phantom of the Opera and how he ended up as Christine’s Angel of Music.
There are many tales and myths surrounding human like beings with wings known as the fey. My first introduction to the faery court was while reading the play A Midsummer’s Night Dream by William Shakespeare. The play reveals how the fey interact with humans on the night of the Summer Solstice.