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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms- Karl Sides (The Flick Fanatics)

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms 

Disney Brings a Holiday Classic Ballet to the Big Screen in “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms”

Starring:

Morgan Freeman- Drosselmeyer

Mackenzie Foy- Clara

Keira Knightley- Sugar plum

Helen Mirren- Mother Ginger

Disney has adapted an 1816 story by E.T.A. Hoffman, “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” that became the holiday classical ballet “The Nutcracker” in 1892 into a fantasy adventure called “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.

Clara (Foy), is the more inquisitive of her other siblings Fritz (Tom Sweet) and Louise (Ellie Bamber) taking after her late mother. Mr. Stahlbaum, the still grieving widower, tries to maintain composure as he gives his kids Christmas presents purchased by his wife prior to her passing. Louise got a dress and Fritz some toy soldiers leaving Clara with a silver egg with a note “everything you need is inside”. The problem is the egg is locked and Clara doesn’t have the key!

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Tony's Take

INCREDIBLES 2 review

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Back to Work

14 years after the first film, Disney-Pixar is finally here to bring us back to the Parr family with “Incredibles 2”!  Picking up where the original left-off, the Parr family is leaving Dash’s track meet when the Underminer arrives to wreak havoc on the city.   After (unsuccessfully) fighting him and causing a large amount of damage, the family must once-again relocate to avoid being detected.  After being tracked-down by Continue reading

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Zootopia

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Zootopia posterWelcome to Zootopia!

In Disney’s latest animated film, “Zootopia”, we are transported to a World that is inhabited entirely by animals.  Zootopia is split-up into many different zones (Bunnyburrow, Savanna Central, Sahara Square, Tundratown, Little Rodentia, and the Rainforest District) which act as separate climates to in-habit various species of animals.  Zootopia is also made-up of both predator and prey, living in harmony.  The film follows a smart and determined bunny named Judy Hopps Continue reading