Tag Archives: Animation

Enchanted – A Very Self-Aware and Subversive Disney Film – Review

Director: Kevin Lima Writer: Bill Kelly Starring: Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Timothy Spall, Idina Menzel, and Susan Sarandon Rating: ★★★★ It’s been almost a month since Disney+ day (November 12th), which marked the second anniversary of the streaming … Continue reading

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Encanto – Another Instant Classic From Disney – Film Review

Directors: Bryon Howard and Jared Bush Writers: Jared Bush and Charise Castro Smith Starring: Stephanie Beatrix, John Leguizamo, María Cecilia Botero, Diane Guerrero, Jessica Darrow, Angie Cepeda, and Wilmer Valderrama Rating: ★★★★★ Walt Disney Animation Studios have been on a massive … Continue reading

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Anastasia – A Modern Magical Fairy Tale – Film Review

Directors: Don Bluth and Gary Goldman Writers: Susan Gauthier, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White and Eric Tuchman Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Kelsey Grammar, Christopher Lloyd, Hank Azaria, Bernadette Peters, Kirsten Dunst, and Angela Lansbury Rating: ★★★½ For most of the … Continue reading

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Ron’s Gone Wrong – Film Review

Directors: Jean-Phillipe Vine and Sarah Smith Writers: Peter Baynham and Sarah Smith Starring: Zack Galifianakis, John Dylan Grazer. Olivia Coleman, Ed Helms, Justice Smith, Rob Delaney, Kylie Cantrall, Ricardo Hurtado, Marcus Scribner, and Thomas Barbusca Rating: ★★★★ The first film … Continue reading

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Anomalisa – Film Review

Director: Charlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson Written by Charlie Kaufman Starring: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tom Noonan Rating: ★★★ Anomalisa is an exploration into middle age, depression, and existentialism. Like other Kaufman films there is a downbeat tone … Continue reading

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