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)”
Ever since Tim Burton’s adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” was released in 2005, every single person had said that he or she liked the original movie, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” from 1971 better. Everybody favored the old one—except me. I liked the reboot better.
“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.
Pretty much everyone I’ve met has enjoyed 1994’s “The Lion King”. Many consider it their favorite movie.