Review: Incredibles 2 (2018)

Incredibles 2 has been a long time coming! So was it worth the 15-year wait? The Bad News: It ain’t revolutionary as far as superhero movies go. The premise gives us nothing new really. If you compare it to the first one, it basically walks the same path. They still have to keep superheroing activities…

Review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

While skeptics and die-hard purists have bemoaned Disney’s “grand plan” of remaking its animated classics into live-action, I have always been up for it. The risk of your beloved animated classics being turned into bloated blockbusters is indeed a possibility. But hey, some remakes just might surprise you. And does Bill Condon’s Beauty and the…

Mini Reviews #4: Queen of Katwe, Nocturnal Animals, and Moana

Hello, all! It’s been awhile! Quite a long while, I know! We haven’t stopped watching movies if that’s what you’re asking. It’s an addiction we can’t and won’t quit. It’s not that we haven’t tried writing something. Benny and I made plans to do an Oscars post. But we just couldn’t catch up on watching…

Genre Spotlight: Family Film

When people hear “family film”, a genre that is synonymous to children’s film, they almost always think that it will be “kid’s stuff”. The bad ones have the triple whammy: saccharine, sentimental and sanitized. The worst ones are terribly condescending to their intended audience, the children. They seem to be clueless about how much a child…

Top 5 Anticipated Live-Action Remakes of Animated Disney Movies

Disney seems to be on a roll, cranking out live-action renditions of their old animated movies. Profit-wise, this is a gold mine of an idea, seeing that these animated films already have an established fan base. Nostalgia is a money-maker. Not that Disney needs more money. What with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Pixar, and…