Category Archive: The Disney Marathon

Disney Marathon: ‘Fun and Fancy Free’

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Last week we went with Atlantis, an unseen modern animated Disney film that wasn’t…good. So let’s turn back the clock to when Disney were still trying to make ‘package films’ a thing. For… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Atlantis The Lost Empire’

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This is one entry into the series I’ve been looking forward to. I’ve always liked the art direction of the film and never got round to seeing it. I’m sure it will live… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: Cinderella

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Amid all the horror and noir we focus on this time of year you’d be forgiven for thinking we’d forgotten about ranking all the Disney movies. Well…we haven’t. And we’re coming back with… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Great Mouse Detective

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Here’s a movie that I was somewhat enamoured with this movie as a child. The whole notion of a classic literary being reimagined as talking animals was rife with possibility (and I’m just… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Home on the Range’

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If there’s one movie on this list you haven’t seen, it’ll be this one. Home on the Range landed with a dull thud and saw the close of the traditional animation department of… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Bolt’

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I didn’t watch this movie until now. I don’t regret putting it off. For those just joining us, this is a movie marathon with a twist. Myself (cranky 30s blogger), my son Josh… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Pocahontas’

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I’m left wondering if I ever saw this movie in its entirety. When it was released my sister was quite into it, but I only remember seeing it piecemeal. This is the first… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Saludos Amigos’

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It’s time to return to the Disney Package films, a short series of films that involved the Disney animation office being flown to South America to study Latin culture and bring that inspiration… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’

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The last entry was an outlier in the Disney canon for being an indistinct and forgettable film. Now we’ve got another outlier for its unique style and being a cult favourite. It’s also… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Dinosaur’

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I didn’t see Dinosaur when it came out in 2000, being a first year university student working as a bartender. Then I totally forgot about it. And so, it seems, as did everyone… Continue reading