Misgivings on Christopher Robin

At Shore Leave over the weekend I was asked by some friends what I thought about Disney’s Christopher Robin film, which comes out next month. They knew I’m a Winnie-the-Pooh fan, and they were sure I would have an opinion. I’m not sure it was the opinion they expected. Christopher Robin is live action/CGI hybrid, … Continue reading Misgivings on Christopher Robin

On Six Songs of Me

Can people’s lives be measured meaningfully by the music they listen to? That’s the question NPR raises in an article on The Guardian‘s “Six Songs of Me” project which seeks to understand how people identify themselves by the music they listen to. The six questions… What was the first song you ever bought? What song … Continue reading On Six Songs of Me

On the Hundred-Acre Woods’ New Resident

Disney is making some changes to the Winnie-the-Pooh format for its upcoming My Friends Tigger and Pooh animated television series — goodbye Christopher Robin, hello tomboyish six year-old girl. First thought? They’re doing what to Winnie-the-Pooh? Second thought after considered reflection? It’s not the first time Disney’s made changes to the Pooh format. Disney has … Continue reading On the Hundred-Acre Woods’ New Resident