Review of “Freaky Friday” (2003 film)

Tess Coleman wakes up her daughter, Anna. After Anna is dropped off at school, trouble begins. From criticizing her English teacher’s baldness to purposely hitting another girl with a volleyball in gym class, Anna lands in detention.  That puts her in hot water when she gets home. Her bedroom door is removed as her punishment,Continue reading “Review of “Freaky Friday” (2003 film)”

Review of “The Monster” (2016)

A young teen girl named Lizzy is waiting for her mom to wake up. Impatient, she opens the door to her mother’s bedroom and demands that she gets up. After getting ready, the mom, Kathy, and Lizzy, drive to see Lizzy’s dad, since it’s his turn to look after her. But on the way, theyContinue reading “Review of “The Monster” (2016)”

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)”

Review of “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” (1982)

A young boy, named Elliott, believes that an alien is somewhere out there. But his family won’t believe him. Regardless of that, he puts candy out on the floor, and the alien comes to him.  Not only does Elliott befriend the alien, E.T. (although his name gets revealed later), he also teaches him different skills.Continue reading “Review of “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” (1982)”

My Favorite Animated Music Videos on YouTube

YouTube has tons of videos. Some stay forever, and others come and go, including some of my favorites. Anyway, these animated music videos have stayed for many years. I discovered them a while ago, and still enjoy them today. Let the reviews begin… 1: The Ultimate Showdown If you grew up in the 2000’s orContinue reading “My Favorite Animated Music Videos on YouTube”

Review of “The Simpsons Movie” (2007)

The film begins with a theatrical feature of “Itchy and Scratchy” (a cartoon similar to “Tom & Jerry”), and later reveals that the Simpson family is watching it.  Then the next scene cuts to the theme song, with some changes since it’s a movie and not a normal TV episode. Green Day also performs theContinue reading “Review of “The Simpsons Movie” (2007)”

Review of “Turning Red” (2022)

Thirteen-year-old Mei Lee talks about her amazing life while on her way to school. She is practically perfect in academics, acing every assignment and exam. She also has a great relationship with her family, including her overbearing, but caring, mother. Everything goes well… until her friends, Miriam, Priya, and Abby, have a crush on theContinue reading “Review of “Turning Red” (2022)”

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)”

My Favorite Episodes of “Codename: Kids Next Door”

This was one of my favorite shows on Cartoon Network as a child… up until a certain point. But when the global pandemic hit in March 2020, I experienced regression as a way to relieve stress. For me, that was to regain interest in some of my favorite childhood TV programs – starting with “Codename:Continue reading “My Favorite Episodes of “Codename: Kids Next Door””

Review of “Pooh’s Heffalump Movie” (2005)

A strange, trumpeting sound awakens the creatures of Hundred Acre Wood… and scares them. They all run to Rabbit’s home and scream about what they’d heard. Roo, however, is excited to know about the trumpeting noise, and wants to participate in the quest to stop the source of the trumpeting – which is believed to be a heffalump.