Category Archives: action/adventure

Then vs. Now: Aladdin

Released 11/25/1992                              Rated: G This movie is perfect. Everything from the casting, to the animation, to the way the characters play off each other, to the story, to Genie’s pop culture-reference infused antics, to the songs; ALL OF IT! I’ve … Continue reading

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Released 05/10/2019                              Rated: PG When I first saw the trailer I wasn’t overly enthusiastic about how the pokémon looked, but the more I watched it the more it worked for me. Going into this movie I didn’t figure I’d get … Continue reading

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Storks

Released 09/23/2016                              Rated: PG I was on the fence about this one when the trailers came out. Some of them looked cute, but then others seemed to miss the mark. That should have been my first indication, but I remained … Continue reading

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Pete’s Dragon

Released 11/03/1977                           Rated: G I love this movie more than I probably should. It’s been a week and I still have these songs stuck in my head. It’s a fun musical about a boy and his dragon on the run … Continue reading

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War

Released 04/22/2016                              Rated: PG-13 This is a pre-sequel……. It takes place both before and after the events of SWATH. And if ever there was a movie that didn’t need to exist, it’s this one. In my opinion it was a … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Released 12/14/2018                              Rated: PG This movie was a lot of fun and then some! The animation style is reminiscent a comic/graphic novel and it really felt like I was watching one play out in front of me, which given the … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Released 11/02/2018                              Rated: PG I have no idea how many times I’ve seen some rendition or other of the Nutcracker ballet/story because it’s never really held much interest for me, but it’s not a high number. After seeing this movie I … Continue reading

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