Rock-a-doodle was a Don Bluth animated film that was released in 1992, and is generally considered to mark the beginning of the downward trend in Bluth films which was continued by things like A Troll in Central Park and The Pebble and the Penguin. Rock-a-doodle is, perhaps rightly, criticized for a number of things, but I am not part of the critical majority. Rock-a-doodle has always been and likely will always be one of my top movie picks. Something about it resonates with me.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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Have you ever wondered why a common name for butlers in fiction is “Jeeves”? The answer is this week’s selection for Down the Stacks: Sir P.G. Wodehouse’s classic comedy series Jeeves and Wooster. The particular volume I’ve selected is Right ho, Jeeves.