Reviews

One Magic Christmas (1985)

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I am unclear as to whether this film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures or merely distributed by them. I’m just gonna assume that they did produce or at least co-produce the film.

There have been multiple Christmas-related projects from Disney over the years. Some are memorable classics while others…not so much. Which category does the Phillip Borsos-directed One Magic Christmas fall into? Read on to find out!

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Secret Society of Second-Born Royals (2020)

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Just from the title alone, you can tell that this is another Disney Channel-esque film debuting on Disney+. Sadly, I have to review it, so let’s hurry up and get it over with. Here’s my review of Secret Society of Second-Born Royals.

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Amy (1981)

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Vincent McEveety isn’t an unfamiliar name when it comes to live-action Disney films. He’s directed about a dozen or so of them, some enjoyable and some not so great. Today, we take a look at the last theatrical live-action Disney film he directed, Amy. Apparently, this film was originally intended to be released as a TV film, but Disney decided to release it theatrically. Was it just that good? Keep on reading to find out!

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Magic Camp (2020)

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Magic Camp is a film that I’ve been following for a while. The film was announced years ago even mentioning that Steve Martin was going to be involved in the writing at one point. It was then set for a 2018 theatrical release before being pulled from the release schedule entirely. Eventually, it was decided to debut the film on Disney+ (sans Steve Martin as a screenwriter though). Based on the trailer as well as what I knew of the story, I got Heavyweights vibes from this project. What did I think of the film after finally watching it? Read on to find out!

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A Tale of Two Critters (1977)

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One aspect of this blog is that I’m not reviewing any documentaries on it. Especially not any of the nature documentaries Disney has produced over the years be it True-Life Adventures or Disneynature productions. However, I can still end up with the short end of the stick when Disney releases live-action Disney films that may just as well be nature documentaries. A Tale of Two Critters is one such film.

Released in 1977 as a double feature alongside The Rescuers, this film is only 48 minutes long, barely making it feature film length! I already know I’m not going to enjoy this since it’s mostly watching two animals do things with narration in the background, so let’s hurry up and get this over with. Here’s A Tale of Two Critters.

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Artemis Fowl (2020)

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With the results of my recent poll indicating that y’all wanna see me review Disney+ original live-action films on this blog, the first one I decided to tackle was the recent Artemis Fowl. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, this adaptation of the book series written by Eoin Colfer, was in development by Disney for years! It was originally intended for a theatrical release in 2019 which got postponed to 2020 which got downgraded to a Disney+ release. What did I think of the film? Read on to find out!

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Freaky Friday (1976)

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Freaky Friday was originally a 1972 novel written by composer and author, Mary Rodgers (daughter of Richard Rodgers of Rodgers and Hammerstein fame). It was similar to an 1882 novel by F. Anstey entitled Vice Versa: A Lesson to Fathers wherein a father and son swap bodies. Mary Rodgers would switch up the formula by having a mother and daughter swap bodies. She even wrote the screenplay for the film adaptation. So with the original author writing the screenplay, is this Gary Nelson-directed Disney comedy any good? Read on to find out!

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