Tag Archive: disney

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

Battle For Streaming Supremacy

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In the beginning, there was Netflix and it was good. Great in fact. Revolutionizing how entertainment was made available, subscribers had access to countless shows and movies of variety for one low price.… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Zootopia’

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We’re going to jump a bit closer to the present, where Zootopia is the reigning animated film in China and their Disney park is getting a unique district based on the movie. This… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Mighty Ducks’

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When it comes to feel-good sports films, Disney has got it down. From Cool Running to Remember the Titans to Miracle, the House of Mouse knows how to get an audience on their… Continue reading

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