Big Top Bunny (1951)

My little girl just turned 3. Watching her grow up has been bittersweet. On the one hand she is no longer my sweet little baby, on the other watching her grow into her own personality is a fascinating and unreal experience. The best thing about her growing is that we can hang out now, we…

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…