Tag Archives: Disney

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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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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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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Into the Woods

Released 12/25/2014                              Rated: PG Into the Woods is a musical that integrates the stories of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel to that of a childless baker and his wife. I hadn’t even heard of … Continue reading

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Annie

Released 06/18/1982                              Rated: PG Out of all of the films I’m going to talk about today, I think this version is the one where we really get the most immersed in this world. Or at least it’s the one where … Continue reading

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Then vs. Now: Beauty and the Beast

Released 11/22/1991                              Rated: G It should come as no surprise that I am a Disney kid. And I don’t just mean that I’ve seen them all; I mean I watched them on repeat throughout my childhood, and know most of … Continue reading

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The Santa Clause

Released: 11/11/1994                              Rated: PG The definition of a family movie is one that is entertaining across multiple generations, and this one hits the nail on the head. This is another one of my favorites, and if you somehow haven’t seen … Continue reading

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