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Disney Marathon: ‘The Rescuers Down Under’

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I’ve never put much thought into how much we’ve dedicated to this project…until I realised that this is 50th review in the series. That’s a lot of Disney. Since this is something of… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Peter Pan’

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The significance of this entry didn’t occur to me until about three days after I watched it. I’m an established adult and I’m watching through every Disney movie, and now there’s a movie… Continue reading

The Saturation of ‘The Shining’

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Trying to find the logic behind the valuation of art is a fruitless endeavour. There’s never been a clear cut answer or guide. For some, there’s a historical or cultural values, for others… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’

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Having arrived at the tail end of the Disney Renaissance, this movie was skipped over by me on release. At that point the Disney Animation studios were desperately chasing a Best Picture Oscar… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Mortal Kombat’

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Director: Simon McQuoid Cast: Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Tadanobu Asano, Mehcad Brooks, Ludin Lin, Chin Han, Joe Taslim, Hiroyuki Sanada Plot: Fighter Cole Young discovers that he has been destined since… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Meet the Robinsons’

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I’ve never seen this movie before. Previously I didn’t intend to watch it. But now I have, and I think it’s fair to say that I’m not going to watch it again. For… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Tarzan’

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We approached this one with the trepidation of ripping off a band-aid. For those just joining us, this is a movie marathon with a twist. Myself (cranky 40 year old blogger), my son… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Nobody’

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Director: Ilya Naishuller Cast: Bob Odenkirk, Connie Nielsen, RZA, Christopher Lloyd, Aleksei Serebryakov Plot: Hutch Mansell is a normal family man on the outside, and also a ticking timebomb of mayhem and violence… Continue reading

Debunking the Praise of the Snyder Cut

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There seemed to be a very set series of expectations for Zack Snyder’s Justice League, and it would seem that quite a high proportion of fans were happy with what they were delivered.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Godzilla VS Kong’

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Director: Adam Wingard Cast: Godzilla, Kong, Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Serizawa, Julian Dennison, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir, Kaylee Hottle Plot: Although considered a planetary protector, Godzilla… Continue reading