What Keeps Me Watching Toy Story

Even as a thirty-something year old, Toy Story remains one of my most absolute favorite movies of all time. And like each Pixar film, it’s riddled with tiny things that keep me coming back to it that most people might not really notice. Here are a few examples that I believe help make Toy Story great: 1. Woody is justContinue reading “What Keeps Me Watching Toy Story”

Disney Live-Action: Not As It Once Was

Remember Meet the Deedles? Snow Dogs? Max Keeble’s Big Movie? Me neither, because I never saw them. These are all products of the debacle that was Disney live-action films of the early 2000s. It seemed the company was just churning out whatever cheap film they could make to get the attention of persistent 8-year-olds to drag their parents toContinue reading “Disney Live-Action: Not As It Once Was”

Silly Rabbit, Animated Movies Aren’t (Just) for Kids

  Zootopia is Disney’s 55th animated feature film, and it broke records as being the highest grossing Disney animated opening of all time. Why is that? Personally, I think it’s because Disney has been delivering better and better films after their decade of mediocrity (1995-2004). The animation powerhouse, with the help from Pixar geniuses, has worked hardContinue reading “Silly Rabbit, Animated Movies Aren’t (Just) for Kids”

Could “The Force Awakens” be the GREATEST MOVIE OF ALL TIME??

Let’s all be perfectly clear – The Force Awakens is NOT just for Star Wars fans. It’s not just for geeks or sci-fi buffs. The Force Awakens is a genuine love letter to anyone who loves the movies and has a soul. That said, let me back up. 2015 has brought us some of the greatest movies in years. From MadContinue reading “Could “The Force Awakens” be the GREATEST MOVIE OF ALL TIME??”

Everything Episode VII Got Right

Just got out of a viewing of The Force Awakens. I was going to title this post “Everything Episode VII Got Wrong” and then leave the entire post blank, but I didn’t want people sitting at their computer pressing the reload button repeatedly. First off, Episode VII turned this mediocre Star Wars fan into a fanatic. Here’s everything J.J.Continue reading “Everything Episode VII Got Right”