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Ferdinand: Movie Review

Blue Sky Studios places another animated feature into the hands of director Carlos Saldanha (Ice Age, Rio), this time with Munro Leaf’s classic tale Ferdinand finally getting its well deserved feature. In the past it has been adapted by Disney into a short film, but I was excited to see a new longer adaptation of […]

Coco: Battle of the Reviews Part 2

Sometimes a movie comes out and it seems to speak directly to you. It might be because you relate to the characters or it has a message that you need to hear. Watching Coco, Pixar’s first story revolving around Mexican culture, I felt like I was watching something that was made specifically for me. Much […]

Leap! Movie Review

2017 has not been a good year for animated films. At this point last year, we had Kung Fu Panda 3,  Zootopia, The Little Prince, Finding Dory, and Kubo and the Two Strings. From that list alone, two films were nominated for an Academy Award with Zootopia eventually coming out as the winner for the […]

Cars 3: Movie Review

Coming into Cars 3 I was a bit hesitant on what I was about to see due to how disappointed I was with the second Cars film. Yet I came out of the theater pleasantly surprised on how well this film came out. Pixar has truly redeemed the Cars franchise with this new addition seeing how […]
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Beauty and the Beast: Movie Review

Disney’s foray into adapting their classic animated films continues this year with Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson as Belle and the likes of Ewan McGregor and Ian McKellen as supporting characters. This star-studded adaptation comes after the successes of The Jungle Book and Cinderella, the latter being the first adaptation that Disney made. […]
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The Lego Batman Movie: Review

Nananananananananananana Batman! Lego Batman that is. Following the success of the Lego Movie comes the highly anticipated Lego Batman Movie, and boy it did not disappoint. Much like the Lego Movie this one had similar beats and pacing with a Batman theme added to it. Reprising his role, as Batman is Will Arnett who delivers […]

Moana: Movie Review

Moana is one of my most anticipated movies of the year, back since the unveiling of the new princess last fall. Disney’s latest addition, put together by a team of directors including Ron Clements and John Musker, who’ve brought us some of my favorite films like Aladdin and Princess and the Frog, adds another instant-classic […]
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Finding Dory: Movie Review

Marlin, Nemo and Dory are back after a 13 year hiatus in Finding Dory the sequel to Pixar’s beloved underwater adventure, Finding Nemo.  Taking place one year after Dory and Marlin’s epic transoceanic adventure to save his son Nemo, Finding Dory takes us back to the tranquility of the coral reef that they call home.  All […]