Disney’s first Renaissance was the time period between 1988 and 1999 which saw them produce some of their most critical and financially successful movies. This period started with The Little Mermaid and ended with Tarzan, including The Lion King, Aladdin, Beauty … Continue reading Is Disney producing their “Second Renaissance?”
It’s December and it is the time of year when everyone dusts off the classic Christmas films. It’s a Wonderful Life, Home Alone, Miracle on 34th Street or even Die Hard (the best of the Christmas films). All of these … Continue reading Why don’t they make good Christmas films anymore?
Disney are at their most successful at the moment. They have the rights to Marvel, a cinematic juggernaut that is going from strength to strength. After acquiring the rights to Lucasfilm and their franchises, Star Wars is about to emerge back onto our … Continue reading Have Disney lost their creative genius?
With The Avengers: Age of Ultron proving expanded cinema franchises are a success, a lot of other movies are following suit. Star Wars is set to use the same model to bring at least one new movie a year, Ghostbusters will … Continue reading My ideas for new Expanded Cinema Franchises
If you’d told me that Disney were going to create a superhero movie – one that wasn’t handled by Marvel directly, it wouldn’t have exactly filled me with confidence. Wreck-it-Ralph was very good but hardly broke the mould when it came … Continue reading Big Hero 6 (2015) Review
When a movie becomes the most successful animated movie of all time, you can’t help but feel like you should be paying attention. I’d managed to miss Frozen for the longest time and it lacked any real appeal but with … Continue reading Frozen (2013) Review