Review – Puberty, Pimples, And Peculiar Pandas (“Turning Red”)

1985’s Teen Wolf plot has been spun into an eye-candy children’s treat about a vivacious, energetic 13-year-old Chinese-Canadian schoolgirl who has everything going for her. . . until she gets stressed and turns into a giant red panda! Another Pixar film (distributed by Disney) that is being shown exclusively on the Disney+ streaming service, has…

Review – Pixar Makes A Splash With The Kids (“Luca”)

Steeped in the Italian culture and basking in their beautiful seaside countryside, Pixar rolls out another animated feature film winner that, surprisingly, is NOT in theaters (except Disney’s El Capitan in Hollywood). You can only see this affectionate and heart-warming coming-of-age film on Disney+. For both kids and adults, Pixar (with Disney as their backers)…

Review – Lightning Strikes Again! (“Cars 3”)

Talking anthropomorphic automobiles that race and have feelings? Sure, why not! In 2006, Cars was Pixar’s golden child for boys having a jones for cars and NASCAR and, despite the boring plot and anti-climatic ending, it made a ton of money. That certifiable trainwreck that was Cars 2? Uh… let’s not talk about that one,…

Review – Another Fishy Pixar Sequel (“Finding Dory”)

It’s no secret that Ellen DeGeneres (the voice of Dory) talked about her Finding Nemo character for years on her talk show, practically begging for a movie all about Dory. Well, you got it, Ellen! * * It’s been a year after Nemo (voiced by Hayden Rolence) got found by dear ol’ dad, Marlin (Albert…