Today Mrs. Desperado and I review the delightful 2015 steampunk animation “April and the Extraordinary World.” Watch it here.
n today’s media-saturated world, clever and original films seldom get the attention they deserve. We found this animated movie in a web search, having missed it when it was released in 2015. This French language film stars the award-winning actress Marion Cotillard as April Franklin. The English dubbed version features some big names as well, […]
Monument to the Age of Steam: The Eiffel Tower Nothing says “Paris” like the Eiffel Tower. France’s most iconic landmark was officially opened on this day in 1889. The tower is named for Gustav Eiffel, the engineer whose firm designed it for the 1889 World’s Fair. At the time many artists and architects hated it, […]