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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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 […]

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2002 ITV mini-series, Doctor Zhivago, was adapted from the novel by Boris Pasternak by Bridget Jones’ Diary¬†writer Andrew Davies. This romantic/political drama set in revolutionary Russia follows Yury Zhivago, who witnessed his father’s death as a young boy. This leads him to be raised by his father’s cousin and his wife. As Yury grows […]

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Maria Watches Over Us Season 2: Printemps

Maria Watches Over Us Season 2: Printemps

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The second season of Maria Watches Over Us brings us to a change in the Yamayuri Council. The Lady Roses are getting ready to graduate and will be handing the reigns off to the next group of girls. This is a stressful and fun time for all of the girls involved. How will the souers […]

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Pixar Short Films Collection 2

Pixar Short Films Collection 2

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

This collection of Pixar short films contains twelve films, some with original characters and others with characters from some of Pixar’s other films such as Cars, Up, Toy Story, and Ratatouille. This collection can offer a film for everyone in your family. Whether a young child who really likes to watch Buzz or Lightning McQueen […]

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Brave: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

Brave: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Brave is a story filled with laughter, love, and learning. Princess Merida wants to find her own path in the world, not realizing how much chaos can be created by acting without thinking first. Although it is set in the past, Merida acts much like you would expect a normal teenager to act. With her […]

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The Duchess of Duke Street: The Complete Series (2012)

The Duchess of Duke Street: The Complete Series (2012)

| November 7, 2012 | 1 Comments

The Duchess of Duke Street is a wonderfully beautiful series, worthy of all the acclaim it has received over the years. The series follows Louisa Leyton (Gemma Jones) as she works her way from a kitchen worker to the mistress of the Prince of Wales and then a hotel owner. Louisa Leyton is loosely based […]

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Leap Frog Scout and Friends: Double Feature Learning DVD Set

Leap Frog Scout and Friends: Double Feature Learning DVD Set

| November 6, 2012 | 1 Comments

There are two new movies from Leap Frog featuring Scout and friends just in time for the holidays. Scout and Friends: Number Land and Scout and Friends: Phonics Farm. Your little one will love watching and interacting along with the movies all the while learning important math and literacy skills. As a parent, you can […]

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Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up

Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up is an anime unto itself. It is funny, quirky, and full of ’70′s pop culture. The animation style harkens back to the anime’s of the ’70′s and in this aspect is quite beautiful. The story telling is strange and full of off the wall characters, although you will find later […]

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Care Bears: The Original Series Collection

Care Bears: The Original Series Collection

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Care Bears: The Original Series, created by American Greetings back in the early eighties, has been entertaining children and adults alike for thirty years. With their wholesome messages and silly antics, the Care Bears can still bring a smile to many of our faces. This DVD collection brings all the original cartoons together in one […]

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