Category Archives: Revisiting Disney

It’s a Jolly Holiday with Mary

Beth and I spent much of New Year’s Eve watching Mary Poppins, which neither of us had seen in some time, and I’m making a point of rewatching (or in some cases watching for the first time) the Disney animated … Continue reading

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This Is Maui Do It

Moana – The second Disney animated feature released this year focuses on the Pacific Islands, an area they hadn’t really explored before. Okay, Lilo & Stitch took place in Hawaii, but didn’t focus on native Hawaiian lore. This movie isn’t … Continue reading

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Tough But Fairy

Maleficent – I remember hearing a lot about this live-action reinterpretation of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty before it came out, but not so much afterwards. It apparently did well at the box office, however, and I understand they’re planning a sequel. … Continue reading

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To Prejudge a Predator

Zootopia – Since I’d seen all of the previous Disney animated classics, I wanted to try to see new ones at the theater, and I failed with this one. Instead, I just watched it last night. It was a pretty … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Got a Laughing Place

Song of the South – This was one of Disney’s earlier films to mix live action with animation, and also one of their most controversial movies, never released on home video in this country. I saw it at the theater … Continue reading

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When Everyone’s Super, No One Will Be

The Incredibles – This was a good movie, although I’m not sure I’d say it was incredible. It centers around a family of superheroes loosely based on the Fantastic Four. At least, one of them can stretch, one turns invisible … Continue reading

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We Scare Because We Care

Monsters Inc. – I thought I’d written about this movie the first time I saw it, but I can’t locate such a post, so I’m doing so after a rewatch last night. It looks at the childhood myth of monsters … Continue reading

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