Tag Archives: Disney

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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Then vs Now: The Parent Trap

Released 06/21/1961                              Rated: NR I have probably only seen this version once before recently viewing it for this post. I found it, and one other Hayley Mills movie I remember seeing as a child (The Trouble with Angels) at our … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Released 12/18/2015                           Rated: PG-13 This movie wasn’t even halfway through the first time we saw it in theaters, and I leaned over to my husband and went “This is amazing. We are totally reserving this at MovieStop.” (We don’t usually … Continue reading

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Pirates of the Caribbean 2 & 3

Dead Man’s Chest Released 07/07/2006                              Rated: PG-13 Considering the fact that sequels generally aren’t as good as their predecessors, I think this movie is impressive. It’s right around par with The Curse of the Black Pearl. These filmmakers had to … Continue reading

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