My friend and I walked into our Thursday night screening of Frozen II with grand expectations. The brilliant trailers promised an epic story with a darker tone and plenty of mystery. The fact that they announced an entire documentary series about the behind-the-scenes of this one movie seemed to confirm that this was something special. … Continue reading Frozen II – Review
I've been slacking when it comes to movie reviews, so I'm just going to do 6 Even-Quicker Thoughts about some more movies I've seen. Ad Astra Ad Astra is a Brad Pitt space-flick that has a lot of really cool ideas, but it doesn't fully explore any of them and has an unbelievably underwhelming third … Continue reading Movie Review 6-Pack (Zombieland 2, Maleficent 2, The Addams Family, and 3 More!)
When I watched the first Angry Birds Movie, the birds made me angry. I am not a fan of hunting, but I really wanted to put on some camo and go for a hunt in Bird Island. The trailers for the second one looked just as bad as the first, so I promised myself I … Continue reading The Angry Birds Movie 2 – Quick Thoughts
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.