Tag Archives: Julie Andrews

An Implausible Princess

This isn’t a particularly original or insightful observation, but I think it’s sad that so many of the shows/movies that Disney aims at impressionable young girls encourage them to drink the Cult of Celebrity Kool-Aid, by focussing on protagonists who achieve their happy … Continue reading

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Brat Attack! 2: The Christmassing

I guess it was inevitable that they’d make a sequel to the first Eloise movie, since both the stories are taken from a pre-existing series of children’s books… and fair play to them for filming it shortly after the original, so … Continue reading

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Brat Attack!

In a bid to find a kid’s movie that didn’t totally stink, I found myself watching Eloise at the Plaza (2003) on telly yesterday… and I have to admit that the darn thing actually set me sniffling several times! For … Continue reading

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