There are cringe-worthy moments as well as scenes of mesmerizing beauty in Disney’s live-action Pinocchio. But I’ll go against the critical grain and argue, for several small reasons, and for one big one, that it was necessary to make it.
The protagonist of this engrossing, and troubling, story must draw on all her accumulated knowledge in order to cope with degradations to her habitat caused by what we, the viewers, know as global warming/climate change.
In Colombia and Encanto, willful ignorance is the price paid for reassurance.
Who else, but The Beatles, could command this much attention, of this many people, for that long of a time, and still be interesting, even joyous?
In addition to generalizations about Asian cultures — the voice actors come from a variety of Asian, but not all Southeast Asian, backgrounds — there are other issues a grown-up viewer might object to.
Cruella is by far the best of the Disney reboots.
The great lyricist behind the Disney renaissance receives a moving tribute.
Those familiar with –and, like me, in love with — the 1967 animated Disney film, may fear (as I did) that the new version would substitute CGI for story.
The Finest Hours gives the audience two hours of fast moving, visually pleasing, easily digestible entertainment.
Given its its male-weepy genre, the “inspirational sports movie based on a true story,” Million Dollar Arm is surprisingly enjoyable.