“Alice Through the Looking Glass” with Stixen

Stixen’s Spoiler Free Review Do you enjoy films with an excellent plot and sketchy visual choices? Are you an avid rabid fan of Alice in Wonderland? Either way, you’ll enjoy this full from top to bottomous! It’s thoroughly enjoyable and it’s got something in it for everyone. This film is not to be missed! Beware! […]

Storytelling with Quill at the Steampunk Symposium

If you were not in the storytelling circle with Quill on Friday night, or if you missed the Jabberwocky interactive theatre on Saturday, then this post will make sure that you never do so again.

Feminism is Weird: The Career of Mia Wasikowska

Some feminists say women in film should wear more clothes. Some say less. But more or less we agree the primary concern is characterization vs. objectification. The problem is a matter of scarcity. Unfortunately, Scarlett Johansson and Joss Whedon faced decades of pent up frustration after Age of Ultron due to the film’s exploration of […]

The Mathematical Satire Hidden in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Over the last 150 years, many readers and literary critics have pondered sources of inspiration for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass. There have been many diverse theories about the characters, the plot, and world created by Lewis Carroll. Few, though, would have guessed that underneath the madness of Wonderland lies […]

Alice’s Adventures into Silent Cinema

The first edition of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was released on July 4th, 1865 and since then there has been, and continues to be, numerous film adaptations of this fantastical story. The first was in 1903, directed by Cecil Hepworth and Percy Stow. The film is memorable for its use of special effects, including Alice’s shrinking […]

July 4th, 1862 & 1865 – Alice Falls Down the Rabbit Hole

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is the much loved novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells the tale of Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with […]

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