Review of Disney’s Live Action “Cinderella” (2015)

The film begins when Cinderella, or Ella, her real name, was just a baby. Her parents adore her. As she got older, she developed a bond for her animals, too. She remains close to her parents. Unfortunately, her mom collapses and dies. Yet she stays close to her father and has a very sweet relationshipContinue reading “Review of Disney’s Live Action “Cinderella” (2015)”

Critique of Disney’s Remake of “The Little Mermaid” (2023)

Just like the cartoon, the story centers around a young mermaid, Ariel, who is fascinated about humans and their lives. However, her father, King Triton, forbids anyone to go near people as he deems them dangerous. After an argument between Ariel and Triton, Triton destroys her collection, leaving her devastated and heartbroken. Ursula, the seaContinue reading “Critique of Disney’s Remake of “The Little Mermaid” (2023)”

Review of “Peter Pan and Wendy” (2023)

The film begins with John and Michael Darling sword-fighting like Peter Pan. Meanwhile, Wendy is sitting on her bed, dreading her parents’ plans to send her off to boarding school. She joins her brothers in playing with the swords – only to accidentally break the mirror.  The parents hear that sound and ask who brokeContinue reading “Review of “Peter Pan and Wendy” (2023)”

Review of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” (2005 film)

Warning: Contains Spoilers*** Based on C.S. Lewis’s novel, the movie, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, focuses on four siblings, the Pevensies. There’s Peter the oldest. Then there’s Susan, probably close to Peter’s age. There’s Edmond, who seems drawn to his father that’s fighting in the Second World War. AndContinue reading “Review of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” (2005 film)”

Critique of Disney’s “Aladdin” Live Action Remake (2019)

From the trailer, I could easily see that it was going to differ a lot from the cartoon. Be aware, though, that there will be some minor revelations. So, if you don’t want to know, I’d suggest you see the movie first. But if you do, or you already saw the film, proceed. Anyway, letContinue reading “Critique of Disney’s “Aladdin” Live Action Remake (2019)”

The Best Lessons from the “Mary Poppins” Movies

Whether it’s the first installment from 1964, with Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins, or the sequel from 2018 with Emily Blunt as the same titular character, both films teach valuable lessons. Find the fun in the job (1964 film) During the scene where the playroom (or nursery, which is what the characters call it) isContinue reading “The Best Lessons from the “Mary Poppins” Movies”

The Most Memorable “Muppets” Moments

The Muppets amused many of us. Whether it came from Kermit the frog, who shows care and ease, Miss Piggy, who loves Kermit, but also can get on his and others nerves at times, Fozzie Bear, who expresses enthusiasm and humor, and many more characters who entertain audiences. That being said, when I was 16,Continue reading “The Most Memorable “Muppets” Moments”

Review of “Mary Poppins Returns” (2018)

Many years have passed since Mary Poppins has left the Banks family. Michael and Jane are now adults. Michael is widowed and has three children: John, Annabel, and Georgie. Jane hangs out in the house too. Michael is at risk of losing his house. While his kids are in the park, Mary Poppins flies downContinue reading “Review of “Mary Poppins Returns” (2018)”

Critique of “Enchanted” (2007)

The story starts off with a princess named Giselle who longs to meet her prince, which is a usual fairytale. However, the evil sorceress and queen, called Narissa, forces Giselle into a place where there are no happily-ever-afters. That is real-life New York City. Giselle looks for help, and is found by a man namedContinue reading “Critique of “Enchanted” (2007)”

Review of “Max Keeble’s Big Move” (2001)

Max Keeble starts his first day of middle school and joins his friends, Megan and Robert. However, the principal is a tyrant and wants to ruin things for everyone and cut budgets on important aspects of the school. A major one is to remove the local animal shelter, and build a football stadium in itsContinue reading “Review of “Max Keeble’s Big Move” (2001)”