“Better Nate Than Ever” (2022) Review: The Good and The Bad
"Better Nate Than Ever" doesn't reinvent the wheel, but it's a solid Disney offering.
Do Corporations Love "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"?
Charlie Bucket is a sweet, thoughtful and obedient child, but does he secretly have a sinister fan base?
"Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed": A Self-Contained Improvement
"Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" is the 2004 sequel to the 2002 live-action film. It still has its flaws, but it's not as terrible as before. The rest of the movie is a marginal improvement with an enduring mystery, sticking closer to the source material. There are some legit humorous moments.
Movie Review: "The Lion King" (2019)
Simba is the future Lion King of the Pride Lands. He wants to go to the Elephant Graveyard, a place forbidden to him by his father. But he soon learns that his actions have unexpected consequences for him and his father. Is this live-action adaptation worth your time and money? Let's find out!
'The Lion King' (2019) A Ranting Movie Review
1994 was a year that wowed a nation with the now-classic animated movie, 'The Lion King.' Fifteen years later, Disney has added the title to their long line of live-action remakes. Does it pay respect to the original or does it pale in comparison? Let's talk about it!
The Grinch: A Christmas Character Analysis
The story of 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' is a cherished holiday tale known worldwide. The reason being, in my opinion, is that there is so much we can relate with Grinch when the stressful holiday season comes around. In this article, I take a look at the Grinch and his personality.
Things That Bug Me About 'The Santa Clause' (1994)
Being an adult sucks because your favorite movies stop making sense.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella With Brandy Is a Timeless American Classic
1997's Cinderella with Brandy is a classic all Americans can love.
Film Review: 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' (2005)
Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts, and the year when everything changes. Here is my review of 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.'
Film Review: 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' (2004)
Harry has come a long way already, but his struggles are far from over.
Film Review: 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'
A review of David Yates' 2007 fantasy film.
Film Review: 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' (2002)
Warning! Not a movie for people with arachnophobia or ophidiophobia.
Which Way Was Jack’s Compass Pointing in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" (2006)?
Where is Jack Sparrow's compass pointing to in the 2006 film "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"? I explain how ambiguous movie endings like this one can create interesting ideas about plot and character development.
Film Review: 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' (2001)
A look at the first film in a very successful series. All these years later, how well does it hold up?
Film Review: "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2005)
Here's a review of Mike Newell's 2005 fantasy film "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the fourth film in the "Harry Potter" series.
Film Review: "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (2004)
Here's a review of Alfonso Cuarón's 2004 fantasy film "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," the third one in the "Harry Potter" series.
Film Review: "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"
A review of Chris Columbus' 2002 fantasy film
Beauty and the Beast (2017) Review: A Tale as Old as Time Recreated Once Again
A review of the live-action remake of the Disney classic.
T.O.W.E.L Movie Review - "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales"
SPOILER review for the 5th entry of the pirate franchise, directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, starring Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, Kara Scodelario, and Geoffrey Rush.
25 Secrets of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" (1971)
When "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" premiered in 1971, it did not get a warm reception. It is now seen as a classic. Here are 25 things you didn't know about the film.
"Beauty and the Beast" (2017): A Millennial’s Movie Review
Bill Condon directs Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, and Luke Evans in Disney's latest live-action adaptation of a classic property. Is its critical success certain as the sun, or will it learn it was wrong?
Disney's "The Jungle Book" (2016) Is Stunningly Beautiful
Here is my review of the 2016 Disney remake of "The Jungle Book." The photo and CGI enhancements render beautifully, making it worth the watch.
Eight Differences Between the Wizard of Oz Movie and Book
Bookish Notions The Wizard of OZ movie (1939) has captured viewers for years. The book, written by L. Frank Baum in 1900, was the inspiration behind the timeless classic. The problem, though, is that the movie does not follow...
The Horrible Truth About "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"
If you thought "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" was just an innocent movie for children, think again.
The Best Girl Movies: 15 Classics Every Girl Should See Before 15
A list of 15 wholesome, timeless films all girls should see before the age of 15. From princesses to orphans, from brave to fiery horse riding heroines, these movies are essential for every girl's movie collection.
Walking the Dog on the Yellow Brick Road: Who Played "Toto," Dorothy’s Pet on the "Wizard of Oz?"
Wondering what kind of dog breed went to Oz with Dorothy? Here are interesting facts about the dog who played Toto on the "Wizard of Oz."
"Barbie" Movies Reviewed: Which Ones Are The Best?
Did you know that there are over 40 movies in the "Barbie" cinematic universe? Here is a list containing the best ones to watch from the series that both children and their parents can enjoy.