Tag Archive: disney

The Disney Marathon: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

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Although we’re in a region where much of the social distancing requirements can be safely lifted, we still like to use Friday for family movie night. This week the randomiser gave us an… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Beauty and The Beast’

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For those just joining us, this is a movie marathon with a twist. Myself (cranky 30s blogger), my son Josh (stoic 10 year old Nintendo obsessive) and my daughter Amelia (drama llama 7… Continue reading

Star Wars Sequel Trilogy Retrospective

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In their quest to own all of media in 2012, Disney spent $4 billion to purchase Lucasfilm. They were not about to just sit around and merely continue what the studio had been… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Moana’

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This was an early favourite of Amelia, being only a few years old at the time of release. Cue several months of a child telling us that she doesn’t need swimming lessons, because… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Tron’

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In the early 80’s technology was changing and advancing rapidly. Filmmaker Steven Lisberger saw this and knew he wanted to get it on this but on a cinematic front. Hoping for a science… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Heavyweights’

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Beginning with 2005’s 40 Year Old Virgin, writer/director/producer Judd Apatow has been one of the top makers of comedy in Hollywood. Modern moviegoers know him from his many hit films, but early in… 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

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

Missing From Disney Plus

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Last year Disney entered the streaming game, like everyone else it seems, and immediately became one of its biggest players. Thanks to a vast array of content from the Walt Disney Company but… 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