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“Encanto” is a somewhat enchanting movie

I haven’t loved a lot of Disney’s newer movies; either they’re missing that kind of Disney magic with notable songs and fun villains, or perhaps I’ve just aged out of them. And to be honest, I wasn’t too excited for Encanto. It wasn’t high on my list of movies to look forward to in 2021.… Continue reading “Encanto” is a somewhat enchanting movie

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The Second Season of “Amphibia” Continues to Wow.

(Spoilers Ahead!) Due to not having cable, I wasn’t able to watch the second season of Amphibia until it came out on Disney+ a little over a week ago. But man, was the wait worth it.  This second season builds on the world and lore of the swampy land of Amphibia. At the start we… Continue reading The Second Season of “Amphibia” Continues to Wow.

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Pixar’s newest film continues the studio’s age of mediocrity.

Warning: Spoilers. This review is also kind of long. I’m kind of  pissed. What the heck happened with Pixar? This is a company that produced a nearly dialogue-less film about two robots falling in love; a movie about a rat who pursues his dream of becoming a chef; and a movie about an old man… Continue reading Pixar’s newest film continues the studio’s age of mediocrity.

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The five animated movies I’m looking forward to this year

We’ve entered March, which means we’re still in the slump of movie releases. Onward comes out later this week, and I managed to snag a ticket to a Thursday evening showing, but if I’m going to be honest, I don’t really have high hopes for this film. But the rest of this year looks pretty… Continue reading The five animated movies I’m looking forward to this year

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“The Owl House” paints a promising picture for 2020’s animation game

As many cartoon aficionados have pointed out; the current trend in Western cartoons is a kind of isekai. Isekai is an anime term that refers to the main character being sent to another world, having adventures and trying to find a way home. Usually these worlds are a place the protagonist is familiar with. That's… Continue reading “The Owl House” paints a promising picture for 2020’s animation game