Tag Archives: Disney

Saving Mr. Banks (2013) Review

7.5/10 A film about Walt Disney, produced via the Walt Disney Company, so I am sure it is full of saccharine notions about storytelling and imagination. And as is to be expected, the film opens up with a scene about … Continue reading

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Moana (2016) Review

9/10 While 3D technology keeps evolving, Disney keeps sticking to its roots. Another Disney film, another Disney princess. But don’t worry, the film is self-aware about it too, because the girl Moana doesn’t think herself a princess. But hero Maui … Continue reading

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Finding Dory (2016) review

8/10 Finding Dory is a success, with heaps of fun and invention. Because it is a sequel, it is not as surprising as Finding Nemo, and it won’t rock the world in the same way, but as a sequel it … Continue reading

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The Jungle Book (2016) review

8/10 A remake of the 1967 animation, The Jungle Book tells the tale of Mowgli, a child adopted by wolves. The tiger Shere Khan has a grudge against humans and wants the kid dead. On Mowgli’s flight through the jungle, … Continue reading

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Zootopia (2016)

8/10 Bunny Judy Hopps wants to be a police agent and travels to the city Zootopia to chase her dreams. It is not as easy as she perhaps hoped for. Zootopia is a very agreeable feelgood animation that the whole … Continue reading

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Song of the Sea (2014)

8.5/10 Song of the Sea is a spellbinding masterwork. An Irish film, nominated for the Oscar for best animation in 2014. Irish illustrator and filmmaker Tomm Moore has great success adapting Irish myth and folklore to animation. His previous film, … Continue reading

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Carlo Collodi – The Adventures of Pinocchio (1883)

6/10 An odd choice for a book to read? Let’s find out. The end of the 19th century was a curious time for European literature. As a sort of backslash against the harsh growing industrialism that consumed the forests and … Continue reading

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