Reviews

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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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

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Sigh, we just HAD to get a sequel to Maleficent, huh? Yes, Joachim Rønning is directing now, but Linda Woolverton is still involved with the screenplay. Even based on the trailers, this film doesn’t seem any better than its predecessor. Oh well, let’s get this over with. Here’s my review of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil!

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