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Toy Story 2: Ways to Navigate Change By Playing with a St. Francis ‘Action Figure’

This is the third of a 23-part series in which we visit the Pixar movies in chronological order. Back in 1999, Hollywood wasn’t quite consumed with sequels, prequels and reboots as it is now. But still, it was surprising that Pixar was going there three movies in! Toy Story had already proved wildly successful with …

Ghostbusters Afterlife: I Ain’t Afraid of No Reconciliation! How to Connect After a Loss.

Family, legacy, and threads of reconciliation. It’s the spirit that most lovingly haunts Ghostbusters Afterlife.  ESPECIALLY Family.  The film was directed by Jason Reitman, son of the man who helmed the 1984 original, Ivan Reitman. Yeah, I know. No pressure, right?  “The first person I wanted to make happy was my dad. Then the [Harold] …

Muppets Haunted Mansion: Learning About Yourself by Facing Your Fears

This year’s Silver Screen Self Care Halloween selection is most sensational, inspirational, celebrational… Muppetational! If you were able to name the last word of the lyric, you most likely caught on to our destination: Muppets Haunted Mansion.  DUN DUN DUNNNNNN (dun dun)!!  This is the first ever spooky holiday special of the classic Jim Henson …