For Carrie (My Favorite Princess)

A year ago a wrote a review on The Force Awakens where I talked about how much I wanted to be Princess Leia and how I appreciated how she grew old with grace and elegance. Now, I am struggling to find the words to fully express my thoughts on Carrie Fisher’s passing. I always wanted…

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Disney is Paying Attention with Moana

I have this love/hate relationship with Disney. I remember when I was my children’s age, gathering around our television set on Sunday nights, eating our popcorn dinner and watching The Wonderful World of Disney. It was here I fell in love with The Shaggy DA, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Escape from Witch Mountain, and The Apple…

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The Force Awakens For a New Generation of Feminists

My first memory of going to the movies was with my dad. I was in kindergarten. We went to Highland Movie Theatre in St. Paul to see Star Wars. It was there I fell in love. I fell in love with movies, with Han Solo, with wanting to be Princess Leia, with the big screen.…

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