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
The original Aladdin is my second favorite Disney movie of all time, (Number one is Lilo and Stitch, thank you for asking.) and after that abysmal marketing campaign, I was sure that this new remake would be an atrocity. Maybe it's because I had such low expectations, but I had a blast with this movie! … Continue reading Aladdin (2019) – Quick Thoughts
Detective Pikachu is an incredibly fun mix of Zootopia and Who Framed Roger Rabbit? that is a must see for even the most casual of Pokemon fans. I was entranced by the amazing CGI Pokemon and the world that they inhabited even when the plot started to feel a little familiar. The banter between Ryan … Continue reading Pokemon: Detective Pikachu – Quick Thoughts
Whoopsies! Bad opinion alert! Avert your eyes! Shazam! is my favorite superhero movie of the year so far. Even though it is first and foremost a comedy, (and it sure delivers on that front) Shazam! has a really effective emotional center to it. The depiction of the foster family feels genuine and it grounds the movie … Continue reading Shazam! – 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
Harry Potter will always have a special place in my heart. I started reading the books because my parents said I could watch the PG-13 ones if I finished them. The idea of viewing a scandalous PG-13 motion picture enthralled me, and I immediately picked up the first book at the library. I blew through … Continue reading Harry Ranking Hullaballoo: All Ten Films in the Harry Potter Universe Ranked