Turning Red is one of Disney-Pixar’s most imaginative and original film in years, both in its animation and its story. It’s clever in how it showcases the different stages and transitions a young, teenage girl can go through and it does so unapologetically, which in turn, makes for an incredibly charming, heartfelt, and hilarious watch. It also emphasizes the importance of friendship, the pressure of … Continue reading Turning Red film review (2022)
Disney’s latest animated feature, Encanto, is rich with Latino representation. The animation is simply stunning, but what tugs at your heartstrings is the message it sends about the importance of family and accepting someone for who they are. Disney’s Encanto is finally here, and it’s one I’ve been looking forward to for awhile now, especially as a Latino-American. The studio’s first release in 2021, Raya … Continue reading Encanto film review (2021)
Marvel’s Loki is not only a great character piece for one of the greatest Marvel Cinematic Universe villains ever, but it’s also a mind-blowing, stage-setting epic that promises something devastatingly drastic is about to happen to the superhero universe we’ve grown to love over the last 13 years. Marvel Studios has been on an absolute tear in 2021 with its MCU content so far. About … Continue reading Loki season 1 review (2021)
Cruella is definitely full of style and new ideas for a character who’s notoriously known for being wicked. Emma Stone does a great job humanizing the character while still offering moments of familiar cruelty. When it was announced Disney was creating an origin story based on Cruella De Vil, I wasn’t very interested. I mean, Emma Stone is one of my favorite actresses working today, … Continue reading Cruella film review (2021)
I didn’t buy into every storyline and many questions were left unanswered due to its length. But, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has great fight scenes, impressive special effects for a TV series, and memorable character moments that ultimately make the series worthwhile. Although the Marvel Cinematic Universe is mostly known for its big budget feature films (unless you count Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and … Continue reading The Falcon and the Winter Soldier series review (2021)
Disney’s latest epic has impressive world-building, a protagonist to root for, and some of the best fight scenes I’ve ever seen in a Disney animated film. Disney’s new original animated movie, Raya and the Last Dragon, is one I was looking forward to for quite some time now. Although I feel most Disney animated films are guilty of following similar trends and tropes, there’s also … Continue reading Raya and the Last Dragon film review (2021)
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a hold or delay on many things, especially movies. But, it seems The New Mutants has been struggling to release long before the coronavirus came along. Will we ever see it? Sometime last week, a number of highly anticipated films were delayed. Disney plays a huge part since many of the movies are coming from the company, including the entirety … Continue reading Will The New Mutants ever release?
Onward slightly lacks some of the magic Pixar usually brings, but it’s beautifully animated and it tells a touching story about family that everyone will enjoy. Pixar continues to roll with these original stories and as a fan for so many years, I can’t really complain since, at this point, the company can virtually do no wrong. There have been some slight disappointments throughout the … Continue reading Onward movie review (2020)
Most video game movies are pretty bad, but it seems a shift for the better is happening. These are my top 10 best video game movies. It’s no secret that video game movie adaptations, for the most part, have ranged from average, to terrible. But, in recent years, it seems these films are taking a turn for the better, which is great to see. I … Continue reading Top 10 best video game movies
As completely unnecessary as this film may be, it seems Sony may be on to something if all the rumors and speculation about its Marvel Cinematic Universe connections come to fruition. Well, the Morbius trailer starring Jared Leto dropped on Monday and I have a lot of thoughts. On the first viewing, I wasn’t a big fan. In fact, I thought it was pretty bad. … Continue reading Is Morbius connected to the MCU?