Film Review: Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return

May 23 2014

Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return is a 3D-animated musical based on the adventure books by Roger Stanton Baum, the great-grandson of L. Frank Baum. A continuation of one of the world’s most popular and beloved fairy tales, Legends of Oz finds Dorothy (Lea Michele) waking to post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow (Dan Aykroyd), the Lion (Jim Belushi), the Tin Man (Kelsey Grammer) and Glinda (Bernadette Peters) from a devious new villain, the Jester (Martin Short).

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Films and stars: Natalie Portman

May 21 2014

Browsing on Netflix can be pretty addictive sometimes but also amazing if you are researching movies of a particular star. One actress I have always been impressed with is Natalie Portman. And here is the list of some of her films in the last 15 years. What I love about the films Natalie stars in is that they have no obvious endings or storylines. They include no cliches or predictable turns. She seems to choose films that are not very commercial either. Maybe this is the reason I love Natalie Portman so much. She only picks films she believes in.

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New short documentary about a mother raising a child with three cultures premieres on 1000 Londoners

May 17 2014

How far would you go to have a baby? And how do you bring up a child with multiple cultural backgrounds? A new short film on 1000londoners.com profiles a woman who has had to deal with both of these issues.

Rose is a Spanish mother who grew up within Stockwell and Brixton’s Hispanic community. Her husband, Artif, is from Egypt and speaks Arabic as his first language. After unsuccessfully trying for a child for many years, Artif took Rose to Egypt for fertility treatment, where it’s a third of the price of comparable treatments in London.

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