(This review was originally published in March 2022. ) Growing up, my fictional resources featuring girls dealing with puberty and growing up, consisted solely of Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret…a book published in 1970. Needless to say, I couldn’t really identify with the main character or her experiences as a 13-year old in… Continue reading “Turning Red” Celebrates Red Pandas, Puberty, Periods and Most Importantly Girls.
“In 1995, Andy saw a Buzz Lightyear movie, which made him obsessed with the character. So we made that movie,” the opening crawl to Pixar’s Lightyear reads. .
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
There are some movies you have to watch multiple times to understand them: to digest the imagery, the characters, the themes, and ideas because there’s so much to take in. Disney and Pixar’s Soul is definitely one of those movies. And after watching it for a second time, it still didn’t resonate with me.
Toy Story 4 is the movie that nobody asked for. It was a completely unnecessary addition to a series that had successfully and more than satisfactorily concluded. It told the story that needed to be told; there were barely any loose ends and all the characters had beautiful arcs and it came to a wonderful… Continue reading ‘Toy Story 4’ like Forky, is kind of trash
I could review the second season of The Dragon Prince but I’ll save that for a week when I actually have the energy to make through 9+ half hour long episodes, which may or may not happen in the near future. Work is tiring. And while I love watching these shows and movies,… Continue reading Pixar’s SparkShorts are nothing new, but very good.