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I'm nothing too terribly special, just your average Art Lover wanting to spend a little time on here to make friends, view wonderful art works, and improve her own drawing skills for the sake of personal satisfaction:iconsecretfoxplz:
Okay, this journal is mainly here to bump the old one out of the way, so I'll just use it to fan girl rave about the latest movie I've seen...

Guys,  I am in now completely and hopelessly in love with ' Strange Magic '. Holy muffins it is incredible just how much adore this movie, it's like they took a bunch of my favorite things and tied it all together with a big, frilly beautiful bow made of hearts, rainbows and sunshine happiness.:iconimhappiestplz::iconimhappiestplz::iconimhappiestplz:

And be forwarned right now, I'm fangirling here, so if you haven't seen the movie yet, there could be spoilers beyond this point!

Though while I thourghly love the move, I do have to say, most unfortunately, it didn't receive very good ratings(which probably is the reason I hadn't heard about it until very recently). Most of the reviews say that it was an unoriginal piece that was too much like 'Beauty and the Beast' crossed over with 'Epic'.
Which I kind of think is unfair and I disagree with that. To me, the idea of finding real, true love in unexpected places through hurt, anger and the blinding mists of infatuation is anything but unoriginal.

I think nowadays people expect there to be a lot more story in new movies...I'm one of them. And I will be the first to admit that 'Strange Magic' could have used a little bit more story, But I think that it's other qualities more than made up for it.

Seriously, this could have been a silent movie and I would still love it just as much because the animation alone is one of the most breathtaking and most beautiful that I have ever seen.
But joyfully, it isn't a silent movie, it's a musical; And they did a pretty upstanding job picking out the songs they chose and they also managed to bring together an awesome cast that were perfect for their characters.
And really, the only other problem that I had with the movie is that is went through a bit too quickly. But hey, I still loved it;)

If you were to ask me, though minus a few points for the lack of story, I think they took fantasy, romance, drama, action, humor, atmosphere and soul and put it all together in what I consider to be a beautifully heartwarming film, especially for a musical.
All in all, I would personally rate it a 9 out of 10.

So, If you guys are into romantic musicals consisting of funny Elves, Fairies with the most breathtaking wings, creepy cool goblins and mischievous imps, then I highly suggest you take a gander at this movie if you get a chance to.

Thanks for putting up with this guys, I love ya!:iconfoxyayzplz:

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:iconprofessorratiganfan:
ProfessorRatiganFan Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
NARF!!!:iconpinkymouseplz:

Lol.  What's up?
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Lol, not too much, mostly just chores and errands.

But I do have to say that I'm super sad because my laptop broke down :( now I can only use the internet on my phone or borrow someone elses computer until mine gets fixed or I get a new one..I hate technology sometimes. XP
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ProfessorRatiganFan Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Sucks about your laptop.:hug:  That's not NARFY at all!

....Dang it; I've been corrupted by an adorable lab mouse.XP
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Toony-Tornado Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015
Yeah, it's really not :(

Lol, he can't help being adorable X3
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Just4Fun02 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015  Student Artist
Heyo! Thank you so much for faving 'Under the Sea', I'm so glad you like it!
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Toony-Tornado Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015
You're very welcome Hun!:D:D
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NightAngelGirl Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
YOU HAVE BEEN HUGGED!! Hug
Spread the DA love around! (you can copy and paste this message on their userpage!)
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1- You can hug the person who hugged you!
2- You -MUST- hug 10 other people, at least!
3- You should hug them in public! Paste it on their page!
4- Random hugs are perfectly okay! (and sweet)
5- You should most definitely get hugging right away!

If You Get 7 back You Are Loved!
1-3 you're bad friend
4-6 you're an okay friend
7-9 you're a good friend
 
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Toony-Tornado Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015
Aww, thanks sweetie! :huggle:
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NightAngelGirl Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
np ;)
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Gorgonitemaiden Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015  Student Digital Artist
YOU HAVE BEEN HUGGED!! Hug
Spread the DA love around! (you can copy and paste this message on their userpage!)
RULES:

1- You can hug the person who hugged you!
2- You -MUST- hug 10 other people, at least!
3- You should hug them in public! Paste it on their page!
4- Random hugs are perfectly okay! (and sweet)
5- You should most definitely get hugging right away!

If You Get 7 back You Are Loved!
1-3 you're bad friend
4-6 you're an okay friend
7-9 you're a good friend
 
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