Tag Archives: Disney

Review: ‘Cars 3’ (nothing lasts forever)

Cars don’t get old; they just go faster. Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is still burning up the NASCAR circuit with many of the famous racers he grew up with and still taking the checkered flag… right up until … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Finding Dory’ (everyone’s favorite forgetful fish)

Disney’s Pixar: just showing off. After finding Nemo (voice of Hayden Rolence) and reuniting him with his clownfish father Marlin (voice of Albert Brooks), Dory (voice of Ellen DeGeneres) has been staying with them in their seaside anemone — right … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Doctor Strange’ (but who am I to judge?)

Light on villainy and heavy on CGI, real magic has come to the Marvel Cinematic Universe — and this time, it’s not synonymous with science. Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is your basic pompous medical prodigy, a man gifted with … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Moana’ (it’s “mo-ahna,” not whatever you were thinking)

A typically anachronistic and heartfelt all-ages Disney animated feature that’s slightly self-aware. As the chieftain’s daughter, Moana (voice of Auli’i Cravalho) yearns to sail open waters, but her father forbids any of his people from going beyond the reefs circling their island paradise, daughter … Continue reading

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Why Did ‘The Force Awakens’ Succeed While ‘Superman Returns’ Failed?

The studio mission for two beloved (and lucrative) franchises was identical: remind fans what they loved about the original movies while letting them forget the “uncool” films; reboot the series for new fans while touching on nostalgia for old fans; … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Inside Out’ (psych 101 infotainment)

Your emotions…hilariously personified. After Joy (Amy Poehler) appears in the mind of a newborn named Riley (Kaitlyn Dias), it isn’t long before another emotion appears: Sadness (Phyllis Smith). As little Riley grows up, more emotions appear: Fear (Bill Hader), Disgust … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Maleficent’ (magnificent!)

You only think you know the story (but this one – in many ways – is so much better). Once upon a time, a fairy girl and a human boy dared to breach the boundary separating their two worlds and … Continue reading

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