Film Review

Two fungi in rich soil. A snail is perched on top of the shorter mushroom

Film Review | Fantastic Fungi: Delve Into the Mystery of Mushrooms

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In a time when division and conflict is impacting our country so severely, and the threat of world wars, pandemics, and social unrest destabilizes one’s sense of anything permanent, the 2019 Netflix documentary Fantastic Fungi is most welcome. With its gorgeous time-lapse photography and spiritual conclusions, this film takes one on a truly mystical journey into the science and function of an organism that has been (and will likely be) a crucial part of the Earth’s existence and survival.

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Mirabel shrugs while standing in front of the casita with her family looking out from the windows.

Film Review | Disney’s Encanto

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Encanto is a film five years in the making and it shows in the quality of the animation, songwriting and storytelling throughout its runtime. It is the sort of heartwarming tale you will want to watch again and again, the kind you put on when it’s cold outside and all you want to do is snuggle under a blanket with a loved one and escape somewhere magical. Encanto’s magic will soon be available from the comfort of home, available to stream on Christmas Eve.

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