The day was June 1, 2019. I was in Salt Lake City with my theater group during performance week. My good friend Ben and me walked passed the Disney Store during our lunch break. We had already eaten, so we had some time to kill. I said to Ben, "We will find us a friend … Continue reading I Am Obsessed With Buying Forky Merchandise
LAIKA is one of my favorite movie studios working today. Coraline, ParaNorman, and Kubo and the Two Strings are some of the best animated movies I've ever seen. (Boxtrolls is fine.) But LAIKA has never done well financially. When they announced The Missing Link, an adventure movie with the studios first all-star cast, I thought … Continue reading The Missing Link – Quick Thoughts
I love the original How to Train Your Dragon to death. It's a 10/10 in my eyes. The sequel wasn't as good, but it had amazing action and an ending that packed a punch. I was hoping that the third and final entry would be just as enjoyable and poignant as the first two, but … Continue reading How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World – Quick Thoughts
When the amazing first trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse came out, there was no doubt in my mind that we were in for something special. The art style was striking, the original music was banging, and the main character was finally Miles Morales! I was instantly in love. Some people were a little more … Continue reading Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the best superhero movie of all time. Here’s why.
I love the first Wreck-It-Ralph, but I was worried when Disney revealed that the movie would be focused on the internet. It seemed like an unnatural and cash-grabby thing to do. But while watching the movie, it was obvious that this was the natural evolution of these characters, and the internet feels like the natural … Continue reading Ralph Breaks the Internet Movie Review: Ralph Breaks My Expectations
If you were wondering why depression rates dropped so rapidly on November 29 at approximately 8:00 Mountain Time, you've come to the right place. The reason the world was stuck in a happiness bubble for an hour and a half was the premiere of Shrek Retold. Shrek Retold is a scene-by-scene remake of the 2001 … Continue reading Shrek Retold: Witness The Strangest and Most Beautiful Thing to Grace the Eyes of Mankind
Chuck Jones' original short film adaptation of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! has become a staple of the holiday season, and for good reason! It stays faithful to the book's morals and simple plot, and adds amazing voice acting and charming animation. This is the kind of adaptation that Dr. Seuss' wanted. He … Continue reading 2018’s The Grinch Movie Review: You’re a Meh One, Mr. Grinch