Category Archives: family

Noelle

Released 11/12/2019                              Rated: G This movie was super cute. I’m considering it becoming a new Christmas staple in my holiday line-up. It made me laugh, it’s got heart and a good message, it made me tear up, it’s got some … Continue reading

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Then vs Now: Lady and the Tramp

Released 06/22/1955                              Rated: G Now that I’m old enough to appreciate these movies, I can’t help but be amazed. The animation is incredible. The backgrounds are beautiful and the animals impressive! Not just the way they move, but how they … Continue reading

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Then vs Now: The Lion King

Released 06/24/1994                              Rated: G If I had to pick one Disney movie that everybody has without a doubt seen, it’d probably be The Lion King. It’s a coming of age story that doesn’t shy away from the notion of bad … Continue reading

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Then vs. Now: Cinderella

Released 03/04/1950                               Rated: G I grew up on Disney. I have watched these classics over and over to the point where they’re ingrained in my brain. Wanna know how I know? I chose to mute the “Work Song” (which is … Continue reading

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Then vs Now: Dumbo

Released 10/31/1941                              Rated: G So I had no idea that I liked this film more than I remembered I did. The majority of Disney’s collection was on repeat throughout my childhood. I’ve fallen a bit out of love with some … 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 Santa Clause 2 & 3

The Santa Clause 2 Released 11/01/2002                              Rated: G As it should have been subtitled: The Mrs. Clause So there’s two halves to this movie: Scott needing to find a wife by Christmas Eve in order to continue being Santa, and … 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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The House with a Clock in Its Walls

Released 09/21/2018                              Rated: PG When I first saw the trailer I was like “What is this? This looks awesome!” A kid’s movie, but awesome nonetheless. I’d never heard of the book before, and didn’t even realize it was one until … Continue reading

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The Princess Diaries

The Princess Diaries Released 08/03/2001                              Rated: G I remember being so excited to see this movie when it came out. Never read the books. For some reason they just weren’t on my radar. But this movie had me itching to … Continue reading

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