Film Review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Over the course of my life I have probably seen Disney's animated version of Beauty and the Beast at least a dozen times. I love it, even to this day. The stunning animation, voice acting and songs hold up remarkably well. The film was groundbreaking for its time and remains a watershed moment for the…Read more Film Review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Film Review: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

As Mrs. Potts once sang, it's a "Tale as old as time," but "True as it can be." These simple phrases form the refrain of one of  Beauty and the Beast's iconic songs and serve as a great summation of the film. Disney's 1991 opus channels one of the most well-known and arguably tired themes…Read more Film Review: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Film Review: Pocahontas (1995)

In the 1990′s Walt Disney Studios owned animation. It defined a generation and produced a string of classic films unfaithful to their source material yet artistically pretty great. Affectionately titled "The Disney Renaissance" by The Walt Disney Corporation stockholders, the animation studio gave audiences the one-two-three-four punch of The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast…Read more Film Review: Pocahontas (1995)