Should I Watch..? 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' (1937)
The film industry was dismissive of Walt Disney's attempts to produce a feature-length animated film, dubbing it "Disney's Folly". Benjamin Cox thinks they may have regretted those words after seeing the finished product.
"Disney/Pixar's Luca": Pixar's Coming-of-Age Experience
"Luca" is a 2021 Pixar coming-of-age fantasy film directed by Enrico Casarosa. At first glance, the story sounds derivative. But, in Pixar's hands, it is executed with vibrant animation, thought-provoking theming of childhood and friendship, and a cast of memorable characters with a sense of wonder.
"An Extremely Goofy Movie": A Not-So-Extreme Yet Enjoyable Direct-to-Video Sequel
"An Extremely Goofy Movie" is a 2000 direct-to-video sequel to the 1995 film "A Goofy Movie." At first, the movie has noticeable downgrades with heavy emphasis on extreme sports. After a while, it still maintains both the emotional and humorous charm of the first film and Goofy himself.
"A Goofy Movie": A Goofy Yet Fun Road Trip Worth Remembering
"A Goofy Movie" is a 1995 animated comedy film based on the Disney Afternoon television series "Goof Troop." Though the story is basic & cliched, the movie became a cult classic as a humble continuation of the series full of hip humor and heart that carries on the classic Disney character's legacy.
"Raya & the Last Dragon": Disney's Action-Packed & Adventurous Animated Fantasy
"Raya & the Last Dragon" is a 2021 Disney action-adventure and fantasy animated feature. With heavy influence from Southeastern Asian culture, it is an instant classic that is full of heart with creative worldbuilding, detailed animation, and stand-out characters.
Disney/Pixar's "Soul": The Must-See and Feel-Good Animated 2020 Film
"Soul" is a 2020 Disney/Pixar animated drama-comedy directed by Pete Docter that is exclusively streaming on Disney+. This highly-anticipated and delayed film ends 2020 with a bang. Its thought-provoking concept, creative visuals, and unforgettable characters breathe new life into animation.
How Do Disney Princesses Mimic the Expectations for Women?
Join me as we delve into the history of women in America, their shifting gender roles, and whether the role of a women has really changed all that much since 1923, all through the lens of our favorite Disney princesses.
'Onward' (2020) A Magical Movie Review
Pixar has been knocking it out of the park since 1995 with their debut picture, 'Toy Story'. Can the legendary studio do it again with their latest flick 'Onward'? Why are we even asking? Let's just find out! BE WARNED: I talk about something sad in my life. And yes, there is context.
"Onward" Movie Review
After two straight sequels, Pixar is back to offering up fresh material for the first time since 2017’s Coco. Onward, a magic-steeped bit of fun set in a world of elves, fairies, and the occasional centaur-stepdad-policeman, may not offer up Pixar’s usual level of instant-classic-ness, but it ...
"Tangled Adventure": A Sequel Show Worth Watching?
Disney's Tangled was one of the best movies to come out in the 2010s. Having established a refreshing version of the classic tale of a girl trapped in a tower, not many expected the story to expand so much but here we are!
"Short Circuit: Experimental Films" Review
The origins of the Disney empire can be traced all the way back to Uncle Walt’s very first animated short film, 1921’s “Cleaning Up”. (“Steamboat Willie” wouldn’t arrive for another seven years.) In the century since, full-length feature films have clearly evolved to become the backbone of ...
Movie Review: "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad"
This is a non-spoiler review of "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad" starring Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore, and more!
"Frozen II" Movie Review
It’s been six long years since Elsa belted out (and belted us with) “Let It Go”, the show-stopping power ballad from Disney’s Frozen. At the time, I called the film “an exciting, charming, and downright exceptional movie that may just be Disney Animation’s finest effort since Beauty ...
Why the Incredibles Is My Favourite Pixar Movie
Pixar has developed a well earned reputation of producing top notch animations for the past two decades. From their 21 feature films, I thought I would highlight my personal favourite, 2004's The Incredibles and detail the reasons why it is for me the best from the animation studio.
Top 12 Scariest Disney Animated Villains of All Time
Regardless of your age, you can't help but love and cherish beloved Disney films. Many iconic characters were introduced in these animated movies, including some seriously memorable and show-stealing villains. Let's take a look at the top 12 scariest Disney animated villains of all time.
24 Fabulous Facts About Your Favorite Disney Renaissance Films
The Disney Renaissance is the decade from 1989 to 1999 in which there was a resurgence of Disney animated films that brought both critical and financial success. The era is highly coveted and introduced many beloved Disney characters and movies.
The Voices Behind Your Favorite Disney Heroines
Disney has no shortage of exciting and inspiring leading ladies. Since the debut of the first princess in 1937's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Disney continues to create likable and endearing heroines that grab the attention of audiences. Here is a list of the voices behind these characters.
"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1996) Is the Most Forgotten Disney Film
Can't think of one more forgotten.