Mansfield Park Book and Movie Review

  Much to some of my friends’ chagrin and astonishment, I have never been a fan of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park.  I’ve read it at least two or three times in the past (even doing a really good book-discussion led by Maribeth), but nothing could convince me that Mansfield Park had any of the depth, … Continue reading Mansfield Park Book and Movie Review

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Coraline

A few years ago, I saw a trailer for the movie Coraline.  The animation was in the style of The Nightmare Before Christmas, a style I dislike with a vengeance.  That 3 minute trailer filled me with enough disgust and loathing to last a lifetime, and for hours I felt as if something evil was … Continue reading Coraline