Reviews

Hollywood Stargirl (2022)

(If this is your first time on this blog, I ask you to read my About page first! Thanks!)

Apparently Stargirl was either popular or successful enough to warrant a sequel. However the sequel film (again directed by Julia Hart) would not be based on the sequel novel to the original Stargirl. Does this original story help this sequel film or hurt it? Read on for my review of Hollywood Stargirl!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

Continue reading “Hollywood Stargirl (2022)”

Reviews

Cheetah (1989)

(If this is your first time on this blog, I ask you to read my About page first! Thanks!)

While not a popular film, Cheetah, is somewhat notable for having the distinction of being the Disney film that introduced the Swahili phrase, “Hakuna Matata” to the Western World. This was a whole five years before another Disney film would be released!

Yep, Squanto, exactly!

But should Cheetah be remembered for more than just that? Read on for my review of the film!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

Continue reading “Cheetah (1989)”

Reviews

Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022)

(If this is your first time on this blog, I ask you to read my About page first! Thanks!)

The animated Disney television series are beloved by many, so much so that it’s led to a couple of them being rebooted including DuckTales and Darkwing Duck. Another series that would get this treatment would be Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers, but it would be rebooted as a live-action/animated hybrid film rather than as an animated  television series. Today, we will take a look at said film. Read on for my review of the Akiva Schaffer-directed film, Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

Continue reading “Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022)”

Reviews

Perri (1957)

(If this is your first time on this blog, I ask you to read my About page first! Thanks!)

This has got to be the most blatant of the Disney documentaries posing as wannabe fictional films! Heck, they even label it as a “True-Life Fantasy” akin to their documentaries being labeled as “True-Life Adventures”! But don’t be fooled, while based on a book by Felix Salten (Bambi), this is essentially a documentary! Without further ado, here is my review of Disney’s Perri.

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

Continue reading “Perri (1957)”

Reviews

Better Nate Than Ever (2022)

(If this is your first time on this blog, I ask you to read my About page first! Thanks!)

While we’ve had Disney movies revolving around musical theatre (eg. High School Musical), I don’t think we’ve ever had a Disney movie revolving around Broadway before. Well, that wrong has been righted by Better Nate Than Ever, the Disney+ film directed by Tim Federle based on his novel of the same name. Does this turn out to be a smash hit or does it not have any business even being an Off-Broadway production? Read on for my thoughts!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

Continue reading “Better Nate Than Ever (2022)”

Reviews

The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

(If this is your first time on this blog, I ask you to read my About page first! Thanks!)

When Patton Oswalt married Meredith Salenger in 2017, most people knew her as the titular character in the Disney film, The Journey of Natty Gann. I was aware of the film, but hadn’t seen it before. The time has come for me to finally check it out! Join me along The Journey of Natty Gann!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

Continue reading “The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)”

Reviews

Jungle Cruise (2021)

(If this is your first time on this blog, I ask you to read my About page first! Thanks!)

Jungle Cruise is the latest Disney film based on a theme park attraction. Beloved by many for its laid-back nature and enjoyable sufferable puns, Jungle Cruise is an interesting choice for a film as it’s pretty plotless giving the screenwriters pretty much carte blanche with originating a story. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, the film was delayed multiple times until finally being released in 2021. Is this a riverboat adventure or more of a beached ferryboat experience? Read on to find out!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

Continue reading “Jungle Cruise (2021)”

Reviews

The Black Hole (1979)

(If this is your first time on this blog, I ask you to read my About page first! Thanks!)

Have you ever wanted to see 20000 Leagues Under the Sea set in outer space? Well, today’s your lucky day! Inspired by the disaster films of the era (and no doubt the influence of Star Wars), The Black Hole gives us Disney’s first sci-fi film as well as its first PG-rated film. Is it notable besides these reasons? Read on to find out!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

Continue reading “The Black Hole (1979)”

Reviews

Cruella (2021)

(If this is your first time on this blog, I ask you to read my About page first! Thanks!)

With the Disney remakes still going strong and the Disney villains getting their own films, someone figured it was about time for Cruella de Vil to get her own film…again. If you forgot that Glenn Close played the Dalmatian-hating villain in 101 Dalmatians and 102 Dalmatians, here’s a brand-new film with Emma Stone playing the Dalmatian-hating villain who doesn’t hate Dalmatians, for some reason. Directed by Craig Gillespie, this is Disney’s Cruella!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

Continue reading “Cruella (2021)”

Reviews

The Strongest Man in the World (1975)

(If this is your first time on this blog, I ask you to read my About page first! Thanks!)

We finally arrive at the third film in Disney’s “Dexter Riley” trilogy, The Strongest Man in the World! This one, directed by Vincent McEveety, deals with super strength (in contrast to the previous two films which dealt with computer-like brains and invisibility, respectively). Is this film as good as its predecessors? Read on to find out!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

Continue reading “The Strongest Man in the World (1975)”