Ten years ago (in the movie), a young boy named Norville Rogers (a.k.a, Shaggy) walks down Los Angeles. Desperate for a friend, he meets a talking-puppy, who calls himself Scooby. A cop almost penalizes Shaggy for taking a stray dog with him… until Shaggy “reveals” Scooby’s middle name. The officer lets him go.
Warning: Contains spoilers*** “The Jungle Book” was the first animated Disney feature since Walt Disney had died a year before in 1966. I did not watch the recent live-action remake, so it will not be part of this comparison. I actually saw the sequel from 2003 first. I didn’t see it in the movie theater,Continue reading “Feel “The Jungle Book” Rhythm: The 1967 and 2003 Cartoon Comparisons”
Warning: contains spoilers*** Many of us remember or grew up on the 1991 cartoon of “Beauty and the Beast”. I used to watch it as a small child. I have watched it in recent years, as well. Of course, I understood the story better more recently than as a little kid. A selfish prince isContinue reading “Be Our (or My) Guest… for this “Beauty & the Beast” Comparison: 1991 vs. 2017 Adaptations”
Warning: contains spoilers of both versions*** While browsing through YouTube, I came across something called “R-rated Wizard of Oz”. It is an animated parody of the 1939 movie. There, Dorothy is fierce, tough, and slays threats. I will not put a link here for copyright reasons. In fact, I’m not sure if it’s still onContinue reading “We’re Off to Start the Critique… The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (R-rated YouTube Parody vs. 1939 film)”
“The books are always better than the movies,” said everyone, but me. Of course, if I have neither read the book nor seen the movie, I would not have a say. But at least with, “Harry Potter”, “Lord of the Flies”, “Aladdin”, and “The Little Mermaid”, I like the movies a lot more.