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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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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The Story of Math Collection

The Story of Math Collection

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you have the least amount of interest in math, than this documentary set is for you. The Story of Math Collection has plenty to offer everyone, from the mathematician to the novice. The collection includes three main programs; The Story of Maths, Music of the Primes, and The Code.  These programs offer an insight […]

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Farewell, My Queen

Farewell, My Queen

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Farewell, My Queen, based on the international bestselling novel by Chantel Thomas, is brought to the screen by the acclaimed French director Benoit Jacquot. It is a glorious telling of the events surrounding the beginning of the French Revolution and beginning of the end of the reign of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette. This story has […]

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Maria Watches Over Us: Season Three OVA

Maria Watches Over Us: Season Three OVA

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Season three of Maria Watches Over Us is a collection of stories that help to push Yumi’s character into the role which she has found herself in during season two. In this season Yumi will find herself in a few different situations where she will have to show that she has grown. For instance, how […]

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Is This a Zombie?

Is This a Zombie?

| December 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Is This a Zombie? offers a unique interpretation of what it would be like to live as a zombie. As a zombie, Ayumu Aikawa, has to figure out how to live a semi-normal existence, all the while slowly building a harem-like household and trying to figure out why he died in the first place. There are a […]

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Mankind: The Story of All of Us

Mankind: The Story of All of Us

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mankind: The Story of All of Us is a 12 part series that looks at the events in human history that have brought us to where we are today. The ability to use and make tools, the harnessing of fire, creating urban areas and civilizations, trade, farming, plague, and of course war. The series follows […]

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Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Shaka Zulu is the story of the famed warrior king from Africa; Shaka from the Zulu tribe hailing from South Africa. It is an ten part drama which explores the life of Shaka from his birth to the fall of his empire and beyond. A drama, released during political turmoil in South Africa which over […]

Ristorante Paradiso

Ristorante Paradiso

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ristorante Paradiso is a delightfully charming slice-of-life anime about family, love, and a quirky restaurant in Rome. Ristorante Paradiso shows us that there are many types of love, whether familial, romantic or even with careers. This aspect is not directly pushed down our throat at every turn, we just begin to see it as we […]

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Oklahoma!

Oklahoma!

| December 4, 2012 | 1 Comments

What is better than Hugh Jackman on stage in London in Oklahoma!, oh I know, watching it on Blu-ray from the comfort of your own couch. Yes, the much acclaimed Royal National Theatre’s production of Oklahoma! is now available on Blu-ray. Bringing to your home the beauty and fun of this highly acclaimed rendition of […]