Historically, wishes were offered up to the gods; today, it seems we have internalized them. Each wish serves as an intention within our own psyches, a proclamation of gratitude, aspiration, and creativity. Something we grant to ourselves.
The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 was a spectacular celebration of all the things we love about Disney. From musical performances to learning about the park's secrets, I certainly felt like I was a kid again.
It feels great to see hope light up in the eyes of a beggar in the street as you stop to look at them when others pass them by without a glance. Their faces widen in a smile as you reach into your pocket and take out your wallet.
You're generous and kind. You care about other people and want to help them have great lives. You want to make a positive impact on the world and give from your heart to worthy causes. You're a great person!
Dana Nachman's touching, funny nonfiction film, Batkid Begins, is sheer delight. Instead of something maudlin and manipulative, Nachman has assembled what may be the year's most joyous and surprising movie.