I found many beautiful things to love about this film. Based on a true story, not only does it take its viewer on a journey to Uganda and the realities of many families struggling to survive, but it showcases the strength of the human spirit. Solid determination shines like gold all throughout this story. It’s on vibrant display in Phiona’s concentration on the chessboard, her mother’s constant battle to support her family and even the pastor’s courage to push for opportunities for the village children.
From the simple two-note refrain of da dun . . . da dun, to that classic poster with a whole lot of shark teeth showing, there is nothing about this movie that isn’t classic. One can hardly discuss the fear of sharks without cracking a joke about acclaimed director Steven Spielberg’s classic film.
There were a lot of things about this season that I was a little nervous about (time jump, knowing we’re losing that one person and new showrunners) but…
Hayley Snow is a food critic living in Key West, FL. In addition to her writing responsibilities at Key Zest Magazine, she has agreed to help her mother’s catering company. When she lands a big gig (the Havana/Key West Conference) it’s just what her mother’s fledgling business needs to boost her bookings.
If you are a Whovian, (that would be a fan of the science fiction television program, Doctor Who, from the BBC) you have probably been hearing, reading and experiencing the upheaval in fandom for the past few months over the fact that the new Doctor is a woman. Does that matter? Let’s discuss….