Disney, Film, Pixar

I love “Luca” and you should too

Spoilers ahead. As you know, I haven’t been a fan of a lot of Pixar’s recent stuff.  It just feels like they’ve been trying too hard, that they’ve been over-reliant on one trick: building up to that one climactic emotional moment, without regards for plot coherence, or world-building. Not to mention, a lot of their… Continue reading I love “Luca” and you should too

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Disney’s Frozen II is not the sequel we asked for or needed. And it’s still a let down

It’s a bit late for this hot take, but 2019 has been the year of unnecessary and just kind of shitty Disney sequel films. Particularly animated ones. I mean from what I heard even Endgame ended up being a disappointment.'   It’s not exactly making me excited for the new Star Wars film, but that… Continue reading Disney’s Frozen II is not the sequel we asked for or needed. And it’s still a let down

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Baffling? Brilliant? What the heck is “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part?”

  I’m not sure what I just saw. It’s either a brilliant or an incoherent mess of a movie. Like, I left the theater after seeing The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part absolutely baffled. It’s not bad per se. I’ve seen much worse movies. But, this movie is just so different in tone, humor… Continue reading Baffling? Brilliant? What the heck is “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part?”

Film, Halloween Review

“Monster House” is an underrated horror gem

Monster House (2006) occupies a weird space in animation. I know I’ve probably said that in other reviews, but it’s true so it’s worth repeating. It’s an honest-to-goodness horror movie, just you know for kids. A lot of children’s films could be seen as horror movies in the eyes of adults, like Coraline, but for… Continue reading “Monster House” is an underrated horror gem

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Duck out of seeing “Duck, Duck Goose”

Duck, Duck Goose (2018) is a computer-animated family-comedy co-produced by America and China. Although it was originally intended to be released in theaters in the United States, Duck, Duck Goose only made it to theaters in China. It was pulled from the U.S. release schedule and was made available on Netflix instead. No reason has… Continue reading Duck out of seeing “Duck, Duck Goose”