Critique of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” (1996)

One of the few Disney films to focus on religion, as well as use the word that’s the opposite of heaven and “God,” it focuses on a young man, named Quasimodo, who is responsible for ringing the bell in the tower of Notre Dame. However, due to his physical appearance, Frollo, Quasimodo’s master (who tookContinue reading “Critique of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” (1996)”

Critique of “The Brave Little Toaster” (1987)

This movie focuses on appliances, who are alive when people are not around. There are a few appliances, such as the radio, a little blanket, a vacuum cleaner, a lamp stand, and of course, the toaster. They go on a quest to find their master, Robert, who was a little boy who once lived inContinue reading “Critique of “The Brave Little Toaster” (1987)”

Critique of “101 Dalmatians” (1961)

A dalmatian named Pongo notices a female dalmatian walking with her owner. Pongo leads his owner, Roger, to the other dalmatian, named Perida, and her person, Anita.  Roger and Anita marry each other shortly after. A little while later, Pongo and Perida are expecting puppies – only for a woman named Cruella de Vil toContinue reading “Critique of “101 Dalmatians” (1961)”

Feel “The Jungle Book” Rhythm: The 1967 and 2003 Cartoon Comparisons

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”

Let’s Get Kicking with This Critique of “Early Man” (2018)

I’ve always wanted to watch this film as the trailer engaged and cracked me up a lot. Then I saw it on my computer and really enjoyed it. So, without further ado, let the critique begin. I’ll start off with the strengths. 1: The humor I cannot keep track of how many times I’ve laughedContinue reading “Let’s Get Kicking with This Critique of “Early Man” (2018)”

Be Our (or My) Guest… for this “Beauty & the Beast” Comparison: 1991 vs. 2017 Adaptations

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”

Oh, “Monsters University,” My Critique Sings for Thee (2013)

I saw the first “Monsters Inc.” film in the movie theater when it first came out in 2001. I was 20 days away from turning 8. I liked it then. And then came the prequel, “Monsters University” in 2013. With a better understanding of films and storytelling, I comprehended the story and elements. I haveContinue reading “Oh, “Monsters University,” My Critique Sings for Thee (2013)”

A “Cinderella” Critique is a List Your Brain Makes…When You’re Evaluating the 1950 Film

I’ve watched this movie regularly as a small child. But now that I’m an adult, I can understand and pick up on stories and their elements more easily. We all know the story. A young maiden is a servant to her mean stepfamily, and then she gets an opportunity to go to the ball hostedContinue reading “A “Cinderella” Critique is a List Your Brain Makes…When You’re Evaluating the 1950 Film”

Have You Noticed These Unique (and Kind-of Strange) Details in Disney Movies?

Who doesn’t love Disney? Many of us grew up with Disney classics whether they were older like “The Little Mermaid” or more recent, like “Frozen”. While I absolutely adore and enjoy Disney films, there are some details that have stood out to me in recent years. And I am not exactly pleased by them. 1:Continue reading “Have You Noticed These Unique (and Kind-of Strange) Details in Disney Movies?”

“The Little Mermaid” (1989): Wish this Critique… Part of Our World

Warning: contains spoilers*** Many of us have seen and enjoyed Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” from the characters to the music and much more. That being said, I will critique the movie. Also, like I said at the beginning, this post will contain spoilers. So, if you haven’t seen the movie yet, but want to, IContinue reading ““The Little Mermaid” (1989): Wish this Critique… Part of Our World”