It’s always important to recognize the strength and resolve of the American spirit. At times, it may seem that Hollywood takes that idea for granted but despite that, filmmakers continue to create great movies about American patriots that remind us about what being an American is all about.
The new family film UglyDolls attempts to bring the well-known dolls to life in a story that fits their unique aesthetics. The dolls — known for their original looks and their quirky names — have been sold for over a dozen years and they continue to enchant young fans.
“I’ve spent half my life working with the criminal justice system and I’ve seen lives devastated by violence,” says Van Jones in the introduction of his new CNN program. Entitled The Redemption Project with Van Jones, the documentary series focuses on the pain and potential of victim-offender dialogues.
The story of La Llorona — which means the Weeping Woman — is a simple but effective Mexican folk tale. There are multiple versions of this story but in one of the best-known ones, a mother becomes so desolate and psychotic after discovering her husband’s infidelity that she drowns her own children.