Simple Simon and Classic Nursery Rhymes

One of my favourite things is finding something really old that still feels relevant, current, timeless. ¬†While looking for something to do with my sick kid, I found an awesome collection of classic cartoons from the 1930s, and she just laughed and laughed. Simple Simon (1935) Based on the nursery rhyme, this short animation produced…

Dinotasia (2012)

My daughter seems to be stuck in a movie rut. She likes a handful of movies at any given moment and will quite happily rotate through those select few until she finds a new one to love. And so every so often I have to fight a battle of wills with the pint-sized dictator and…

Secret of Nimh (1982) or An American Tale (1986)

I remember watching The Secret of Nimh when I was a kid and being absolutely terrified by it (the whys I cannot tell you) so naturally I just had to put it on for my kid. ¬†Because what’s the fun in being a parent if you can’t scare them from time to time? And when…