Cruella (2021) Movie Review

There was Maleficent, then Suicide Squad, then Venom, then Joker, now Cruella! Apologies if I missed any, but I have to say villain stories are now trending, and Cruella is a terrific example of why we should be excited for that. When we're kids, we understand our heroes. When we're adults, we also understand our... Continue Reading →

Raya and The Last Dragon Movie Review

Do I love thee? Do I love thee not? Everyone is bowing down to Raya in a story that definitely wouldn't have worked had this chosen to be the next Disney-princess-musical-adventure. And me not giving this a positive grade...it feels kind of wrong doing that. It gets so much right. If it had some polishes... Continue Reading →

Soul (2020) Movie Review

Pixar really makes groundbreaking animated films look easy. I'm ashamed to say I've never seen Onward. Things were so hectic by the time of its release that I guess I somehow wasn't in the mood for joy. Maybe I'll watch it before I go to bed. I'd better see it before I visit The Great... Continue Reading →

Mulan (2020) Movie Review

It looks like we have a new 2016 Ghostbusters or Star Wars: The Last Jedi on our hands for 2020; a critically acclaimed movie with a lynch mob and an endless discussion behind it. Back in March, the star of this movie said she stood by Hong Kong police who were caught tear-gassing citizens and... Continue Reading →

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