MOVIE OF THE WEEK January 26, 2018: MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER

motw logo 1-35Take a British child, add an unexpected discovery and a previously unknown world of magic — including a school run by wizards — and what do you have? Nope, not Harry Potter. It’s Mary and the Witch’s Flower, a lovely anime take on British author Mary Stewart’s 1971 children’s novel The Little Broomstick. Continue reading…

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK November 17: THE BREADWINNER

motw logo 1-35The hardship of being female under Taliban rule is agonizingly clear in The Breadwinner, an engaging and heartwrenching animated tale about a girl who must pretend to be a boy so she can provide for her impoverished and beleaguered family. Continue reading…

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