Tag: Disney

4K Review: Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid, 1989)

The Little Mermaid is famous for being the film that brought Disney back to prominence as the source of classic animation. With top notch animation and memorable songs, it really earned this reputation. Borrowing from Hans Christian Anderson’s fable, Disney worked its magic by… Continue Reading “4K Review: Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid, 1989)”

Is it the End of an Era?

Nothing But Star Wars Episode Three and a Quarter (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 2016)

The Force Awakens, in spite of conflicting reviews had made Disney enough money to feel confident in going forward with their game plan.  Disney had set a goal of a Star Wars movie every Christmas. Since films of the blockbuster nature often can take… Continue Reading “Nothing But Star Wars Episode Three and a Quarter (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 2016)”

Nothing But Star Wars Episode Seven (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015)

After the prequels, Star Wars appeared to be…well, complete.  Lucas was no longer talking about a third trilogy.  All had gone quiet on that front.  Instead, Star Wars thrived in animated fare like the Cone Wars cartoon and in comic books through Dark Horse.… Continue Reading “Nothing But Star Wars Episode Seven (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015)”

Mythical Voyagers (Moana, 2016)

Disney’s Moana is the second time they have visited Polynesian.  The first was the fun Lilo and Stitch. This time around, Moana goes for mythical adventure. Moana is a young woman, destined to be chief of her island, like her father before her.  But… Continue Reading “Mythical Voyagers (Moana, 2016)”