Dark Cars: The ‘Cars 3’ Teaser and Its Unexpected Reception

I'm seeing it all over social media... "Wow, Cars took a dark turn..." "Lightning McQueen died?" It's no joke, though. The Cars 3 teaser is unlike many of Pixar's previous teasers, and in terms of the lighting and the aesthetic, the film looks unlike any previous Pixar film. Gone are the vibrant colors of the … Continue reading Dark Cars: The ‘Cars 3’ Teaser and Its Unexpected Reception

A Whole Other Ocean: A Full Review of ‘Finding Dory’

Arriving thirteen years after its magnificent, underwater predecessor, Finding Dory proved to be a worthy sequel and a very good film in its own right. Finding Dory's main strengths are in its development of Dory. I remember the cries and concerns when it was announced that the Finding Nemo sequel would focus heavily on the … Continue reading A Whole Other Ocean: A Full Review of ‘Finding Dory’

‘Trolls’, Release Dates, Box Office, and Such

Trolls, the new DreamWorks film, opened quite well against the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe's newest epic installment Doctor Strange. It seemed like the apocalypse, in a way. Doctor Strange is a PG-13 Marvel Studios movie, and it's true that a lot of families actually go to see these movies, regardless of the ratings they get. … Continue reading ‘Trolls’, Release Dates, Box Office, and Such

Disregarding the Clickbait: Real Talk on a ‘Monsters, Inc.’ Sequel

Monsters, Inc. turned fifteen today... Monsters, Inc. was actually the very film that got me into Pixar. I was ten, already a huge Disney fan, but for some reason didn't quite connect with the works of the hopping lamp just yet. I didn't pop in my Toy Story and Toy Story 2 VHS tapes as … Continue reading Disregarding the Clickbait: Real Talk on a ‘Monsters, Inc.’ Sequel