Review – Disney Digs Deep (“Strange World”)

Disney is no stranger to animated feature films where someone goes on an adventure into the strange and unknown (Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Treasure Planet, Up, Lightyear), so can this one bring a fresh and new story to the same ‘ol, same ‘ol? Super explorer and adventurer Jaeger Clade (voiced by Dennis Quaid) is hailed…

Review – Happily Never After? (“Disenchanted”)

No, this isn’t the stage musical nor Matt Groening’s Netflix series, but a sequel to Disney’s 2007’s Enchanted movie (see review below). In this age of reboots and sequels, can this one recapture the magic after fifteen years? Let’s see. . . The former princess of the magical animated land of Andalasia, Giselle (Amy Adams), has…

Review – Geppetto Gets Splinters (“Pinocchio”)

There have been tons of remakes, reboots, and reimaginings of Pinocchio this decade alone! And I’m counting Guillermo DelToro’s stop-motion version coming out in December. Too bad Italian author Carlo Collodi isn’t around to collect on the residuals!   In yet another classic-Disney-animated-feature-turned-into-a-live-action-film from the House of Mouse (and there’s lots more to come, too!), we…

Review – No Longer A Plain Jane (“Thor: Love & Thunder”)

Comedy/drama in the MCU returns in the sequel to 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok. Co-writer & director Taika Waititi (who also voices the rock alien, Korg) introduces a new villain with Gorr, the god butcher and Jane Foster as the Mighty Thor! Picking up after the events of Avengers: Endgame, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) has joined the motley…