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The Disney Marathon: ‘Mulan’

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Last week we covered an older, more obscure part of the Disney oeuvre, an attempt to broaden the cultural diversity in their output. Now we’re jumping forward to more recent efforts where they…well…did… Continue reading

The 3 Weird Retro Games I Never Played as a Child

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When I was a younger person in the past century I developed a strong interest in point and click adventures. This is a genre that appeared early in the timeline of gaming which… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Three Caballeros’

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Of the 13 movies we’d already covered on this list, this is the one you’re least likely to have seen. It’s a collection of shorts tied together through exploring South American culture and… Continue reading

The MCU Needs to Go Smaller

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We have an unusual amount of breathing room in the ongoing Marvel Cinematic Universe. There’s no current TV shows and this is the longest stretch between films since The Incredible Hulk and Iron… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Tangled’

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Ok, look…there’s a coronavirus out there. We can’t leave our homes. Of course we’re going to watch a movie about a girl who can’t leave her house in the land of Corona. For… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Lodge’

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Director: Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala Cast: Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell, Lia McHugh, Richard Armitage, Alicia Silverstone Plot: A pair of young siblings are spending the week leading up to Christmas at an isolated… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Color Out of Space’

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Director: Richard Stanley Cast: Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson, Madeleine Arthur, Brendan Meyer, Julian Hillard, Elliot Knight, Tommy Chong Plot: A family moves out to a farm to raise alpacas while the matriarch recovers… Continue reading

The One Disney Remake That is Actually Outstanding

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Disney has a fair number of remakes of their classic works coming out these past few years. Given that the remake of The Lion King has become the highest grossing animated film in… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Fantasy Island’

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Director: Jeff Wadlow Cast: Michael Peña, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Portia Doubleday, Jimmy O. Yang, Ryan Hansen, Michael Rooker Plot: A group of young people arrive by plane on a luxury… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Princess and the Frog’

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Weird thing about the spinning wheel that tells us which Disney movies to watch next in our marathon…this is the first time it’s given us a princess movie. Given what an integral part… Continue reading