(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.
My thoughts on Disney’s Upcoming Projects
I swear I’m alive. The past few weeks have just been very busy. Between work, some other personal projects, the whole David Zaslav thing, and general exhaustion there hasn’t been anything I’ve watched that felt worth reviewing. But since D-23 Expo was this past weekend - let’s take a look at Disney’s upcoming slate of animated projects.
“Lightyear” Review – The Buzz Lightyear origin story nobody needed
“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. .
Animation News Round-Up: Week of Jan. 9, 2022
I’m going to try and do some news round-ups every week or so - I have a feeling this year is going to be a big one for the industry. I want to keep you updated. So let’s take a look at the past few days. Titmouse Unionizes I talked last week about how The… Continue reading Animation News Round-Up: Week of Jan. 9, 2022
Animated Films I’m Looking Forward to in 2022
Belle So - technically, this movie was released last year. But it’s not coming out in American theaters until next week. Am I going to risk going to theaters in the middle of a seemingly never pandemic to watch an anime film? Considering it got a 14-minute standing ovation after its world premiere at the… Continue reading Animated Films I’m Looking Forward to in 2022
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