Author Archives: Amanda Shreve

About Amanda Shreve

Amanda loves God, her husband, and her children. She is a full time stay at home mom who freelances in between chores. Books are one of her favorite things, and she prefers musicals, drama, and family films over action ones any day.

Iron Man 3: The Man Behind the Iron Mask

I am Iron Man.   That statement at the end of Iron Man defines who Tony Stark is: Tony Stark is Iron Man, and Iron Man is Tony Stark. They are one and the same, and they’ve matured a lot over time. … Continue reading

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The Story of an Underdog, and His Dog

When I sat down to watch the Peanuts movie I was really skeptical for a couple reasons: I wasn’t sold on what I saw advertised for the animation, and you’re making something Charlie Brown without Schultz.

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The Jungle Book Struggles to Find it’s Own Beat

I was nervous as I sat down to watch the “live action” Jungle Book. (Can it be called live action when all but one character are animated?) The animals just looked too big in the trailers. They were too big, … Continue reading

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The Not So Good Dinosaur?

The Good Dinosaur explores the question: “what if the dinosaurs didn’t go extinct?” What if the meteorite (we assume wiped them out) missed?”

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Pride & Prejudice (2005)

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a large fortune must be in want of a wife.” Thus opens Jane Austen’s classic novel, Pride and Prejudice. It is a work that has been adapted to … Continue reading

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