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    Review of Cook Off Bright Blessings, Film Lovers! I found another African gem of a film, and this one made history as being the first one from Zimbabwe to sign a deal to be shown on Netflix! Here is the trailer to this magical comedy:     It’s the 2017 film Cook Off directed by Tomas BrickHil and starring Tendainashe Chitma as the brilliant Anesa, whose life seems to be going nowhere. Anesa dropped out of school when she became pregnant with her son, Tapiwa very young, and is a single mom, getting by working for a total scrooge, selling street food in a poor neighborhood. One day, Tapiwa sees…

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      Indian Horse   Years ago, I was a tour guide at a place called The Olentangy Indian Caverns in Delaware, Ohio. It’s a small cavern, and so the tour script had to be good. We could not just take people on a LONG walk underground for an hour. You can walk the whole thing is five minutes- not counting the breathless climb back to the top! After being hired, the first thing we were given was our employee handbook, and tour script. We could not give tours until we demonstrated to a staff person we knew that script. I realized, after doing this for a few Summers on my…

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      Review of First Wives Club Bright Blessings Film Lovers! The film I am reviewing is one I watched many years ago, back before I was Pagan, and this time, my Pagan mind realized it’s chock full of magical lessons! Here is a trailer you can enjoy for The First Wives Club. This 1996 film stars Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, and Bette Middler. It was adapted from a 1992 book by Olivia Goldsmith. The film starts with four college gal pals, Cynthia, Annie, Brenda, and Elise getting ready to graduate and embark on their new adventures! Cynthia gifts matching pearl necklaces to her friends and herself and makes them all…

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      Review of Penelope     Bright Blessings, film lovers! This review is of a film that I was reeled in to watching by a friend who absolutely LOVES the performance art of James McAvoy. I would never have watched it otherwise, but I’m so glad I did! It’s the 2006 film Penelope starring Christina Ricci, Catherine O’Hara, Peter Dinklage, and Richard E. Grant as well as the previously mentioned McAvoy. Click the link below to watch the delightful trailer. This film begins with a curse! A witch curses the Wilhern family, who are responsible for the death of her daughter. She decrees that their next daughter will be born…

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      Review of Little Miss Sumo   Bright Blessings, Film lovers!   I’ve always been a huge fan of Sumo Wrestling since watching the first match on TV I ever saw of it. In a country- America- where sports fans and athletes tear each other apart, and get into fights on the playing fields- it is downright refreshing to me to see the courtesy, pride, and poise Sumo Wrestlers exhibit. I have never seen a more polite, or regal sport. Tonight, I learned something about it, though. Traditionally, Sumo is for men only- but for many years, many little girls and women around the world have done Sumo wrestling, although…