Tag Archive: disney

Movie Review: ‘Moana’

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Director: Ron Clements and John Musker Cast: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger Plot: Moana is the daughter of the chief on an isolated Pacific island, and is… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Pete’s Dragon’ (2016)

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Director: David Lowery Cast: Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Karl Urban, Wes Bentley, Oona Laurence, Robert Redford Plot: A child named Pete loses his family in a car accident and subsequently lives in… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Finding Dory’

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Director: Andrew Stanton and Angus MacLane Cast: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill, Ty Burrell, Sigourney Weaver Plot: Dory, now living with Marlin and Nemo, suddenly begins remembering small details of her childhood.… Continue reading

Disney Top 10 Animated Shows

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There is no doubt that volumes have been written about the impact Disney has had in animated films. The studio is largely credited for having created the idea of the full length animated… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Jungle Book’

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Director: Jon Favreau Cast: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Christopher Walken, Lupito Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson Plot: A human boy is raised in the jungle by a pack of wolves. When feared… Continue reading

Why ‘Zootopia’ Is the Disney Movie for Everyone

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Today we took the kids to see the new Disney movie Zootopia. It hadn’t really landed on our radar because, well, it didn’t have the superheroes that the kids tend to go for, but… Continue reading

Make Indy Great Again

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  It pains me to paraphrase the campaign slogan of a racist, misogynist, hate-filled demagogue, who’s also a sociopath, pathological liar, and serial asshat, but in the case of the fifth Indiana Jones… Continue reading

Disney Dinner and a Movie: ‘101 Dalmatians’

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101 Dalmatians is another one of Disney’s timeless tales. Who doesn’t love watching a bunch of adorable puppies run from perhaps the scariest villain in Disney history. I mean c’mon, the lady wants… Continue reading

Disney Dinner and a Movie: ‘Pinocchio’

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Pinocchio (1940) was Disney’s second full-length animated feature. The story follows wood-carver Geppetto and his puppet who is brought to life by the Blue Fairy. The film actually has some dark themes that… Continue reading

The Coolest Pirates of Film

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To say Hollywood has shaped our view on pirates is a bit of an understatement. Legends of the sea like; Henry Morgan, Jean Lafitte, and Grace O’Malley would probably be disappointed to see… Continue reading