Author Archive: Amber Burnham

Amber is an Early Childhood Education Professional in Chicago . She is also a part of an All Female Anime Circle, Kichi Gi. This circle explores anime, manga, and Japanese culture, while also trying to make an impact within the community. Amber is also a great lover of history and has worked hard over the years to study history and all it has to teach us.

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Fairy Tail: Part Five

Fairy Tail: Part Five

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fairy Tail is back with a bang! Have you been craving some unruly Natsu/Grey fights, Lucy’s money dramas, or Erza just being Erza? Well, now you have it, this fifth set of Fairy Tail is full from beginning to end with action and adventure. There are returning friends/foes and new ones for us to get […]

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Understanding Art: Hidden Lives of Masterpieces

Understanding Art: Hidden Lives of Masterpieces

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Understanding Art: Hidden Lives of Masterpieces is an interesting in-depth five part series that explores works of art in the Louvre in great detail. The documentary series is compelling and highly educational in a wonderfully entertaining way. The five artists being explored are Raphael, Rembrandt, Nicolas Poussin, Jean-Antione Watteau, and Leonardo da Vinci. The premise […]

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The First Churchills

The First Churchills

| June 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The First Churchills  (1971), based on the biography written by Sir Winston Churchill of his ancestors, is the BBC drama that launched Masterpiece Theater. And rightly so. The First Churchills is a fun period drama containing all the elements that make these shows great; romance, intrigue, ambition, politics, wars, and heartbreak. All twelve episodes, which span […]

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The Scarlet Pimpernel

The Scarlet Pimpernel

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982), based on the novel by Baroness Orczy, is the story of an Englishman who gallantly rescued French aristocrats from execution at the hands of the Robespierre government during The French Revolution. This rendition of the story, starring Anthony Andrews (Brideshead Revisited), Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman), and Ian McKellen (X-Men) is […]

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Girl$

Girl$

| April 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kenneth Bi’s Girl$, now available on Blu-ray and DVD from FUNimation Entertainment, follows four young women as they explore the life of a nanan, or a paid date. Girl$ is an in your face look at the prostitution world in Hong Kong. It tells the story of four girls who are caught up in the exciting yet […]

Emma: A Victorian Romance – Season Two

Emma: A Victorian Romance – Season Two

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Emma: A Victorian Romance season two seems to be almost an entirely different show than its previous season. The plot, while still languid, seems to be quicker and fuller. This may come from the fact that there is more conflict inherent in the story lines. Emma and William have gotten to know each other during […]

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Maria Watches Over Us: Season Four

Maria Watches Over Us: Season Four

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here we are, season four of Maria Watches Over Us. The question remains; will Yumi find her petite soeur? Graduation is looming and Yumi will soon have to take over the rains from Sachiko as one of the leaders of the Yamayuri Council. But first, she will need to decide who she feels is to […]

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Emma: A Victorian Romance Season One

Emma: A Victorian Romance Season One

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Emma: A Victorian Romance is a sweet, languid romantic story of class-crossed lovers in London. In Victorian England the idea of a maid and an heir to a business fortune falling in love was just not allowed. For Emma and William Jones, they have to figure out if they are willing to go against society […]

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The Men Who Built America

The Men Who Built America

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

To sum up The Men Who Built America in a couple words would not sound very professional but it would read: The Men Who Built America is so very awesome! Now, like I said not, this is not particularly professional or explanatory, but it’s still true. With that being said, at least give me the chance […]

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Won’t Back Down

Won’t Back Down

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Based on actual events, Won’t Back Down, is a story of a mother and a teacher who band together a neighborhood to help save their failing school. They must convince not only the parents but the teachers that taking over the school from the union and current administration is the best course of action for […]

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