Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey Movie Review

I saw the trailer for this movie several weeks ago and my insides went squeeeee! I’m not usually the type to watch Christmas movies (unless it is Muppet Christmas Carol that is), and especially not before Dec 1, but I knew I had to watch Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey ASAP. Not just because it was shiny and new, but also because it promised so much joy. What is Jingle Jangle About? A creator and purveyor of borderline magical toys, Jeronicus Jangle, receives a very special package. Using his Jangle-izer 2000 and the mysterious ooze in the package, he brings … Continue reading Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey Movie Review

Counting Down Family Friendly Steampunk Movies: Hugo (2011)

The Origins of the Film “Hugo” This story was first told in a book called The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which was written and illustrated by Brian Selznick. He worked on several different books for children, but this one is his opus. It comes in at a whopping 527 pages. The film came out in 2011 to rave reviews. Plus, it received five of the eleven Oscars it was nominated for that year. It stars Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game) and veteran actor Ben Kingsley. The film also features excellent performances by Sacha Baron-Cohen (Borat) and Chloe Grace Moretz (Kick-ass). What is Hugo About? Hugo Cabret is little … Continue reading Counting Down Family Friendly Steampunk Movies: Hugo (2011)

Read the Synopsis for Jupiter Chronicles 3: Orb of Terra, a Middle Grade Steampunk Adventure

The Orb of Terra (The Jupiter Chronicles Book 3) Author: Leonardo Ramirez   FIND YOUR DESTINY. -Book 3- Will Ian’s quest to find his destiny away from Jupiter lead to Earth’s untimely demise? As he struggles with his identity, Ian … Continue reading Read the Synopsis for Jupiter Chronicles 3: Orb of Terra, a Middle Grade Steampunk Adventure