Tag Archive: disney

Disney’s Masterclass in Animated Terror

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One of the best parts of Disney+ is that we get access to all manner of little known animated classics that aren’t part of the Princess Collection, or lost to changing styles and… 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

The Movie Disney Couldn’t Be Bothered Discrediting

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Disney are known for being a touch litigious. Surely it can’t hurt to paint some familiar characters on the wall of a low-income childcare centre…right up until Disney sues the shit out of… 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

Disney Marathon: ‘Hercules’

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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