Cinderella (2015): Brief Review

Cinderella directed by Kenneth Branagh (2015), is a film about a girl who is orphaned and mistreated by her step-family but she eventually finds love and lives happily ever after. This story is based on old fairy tales and has been told a hundred or so different ways. Disney themselves have done as much. However, whatContinue reading “Cinderella (2015): Brief Review”

Pleasantville (1998): Brief Review

Pleasantville directed by Gary Ross (1998), is a film about two teen siblings that get sucked into the black and white world of an old tv show set in the 1950’s without a way to get out and end up exposing this world to one of greater knowledge which ends up causing real world problemsContinue reading “Pleasantville (1998): Brief Review”

Gods of Egypt (2016): Brief Review

Gods of Egypt directed by Alex Proyas (2016), is a film about, well, the gods of Egypt in a far ancient period of time where the gods ruled on Earth and Set tries to either kill or exile the other gods unless there are helping him while he is the dictator god of Egypt. TheContinue reading “Gods of Egypt (2016): Brief Review”

All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996): Brief Review

All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 directed by Paul Sabella and Larry Leker (1996), is an animated film about a couple of reformed mobster dogs who are doing good in heaven but are then sent on a mission to find a heavenly horn that was stolen from heaven by an angel dog doing the devils biddingContinue reading “All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996): Brief Review”

All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989): Brief Review

All Dogs Go to Heaven directed by Don Bluth (1989), is an animated film about mobster dogs who die/murdered and go to heaven but end up escaping since Charlie has unfinished business and ends up helping a child to even his own disbelief. It is a heavy story to be considered a family story during thisContinue reading “All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989): Brief Review”

Welcome to Happiness (2015): Brief Review

Welcome to Happiness, directed by Oliver Thompson (2015), is a fantasy film with interesting concepts about loose psychology. The film barely kept my interest throughout the film but the concept as a whole is really great but the execution missed its mark a bit. If it had hit its mark, it could’ve been something that people would’veContinue reading “Welcome to Happiness (2015): Brief Review”

Beauty and the Beast (2017): Brief Review

Beauty and the Beast, directed by Bill Condon (2017), is retelling of the animated Disney film based on the French fairytale of the same name. I have this faint remembrance of everyone being a bit peeved about the singing and the fact that Disney made a live-action version without much difference from the animated version which madeContinue reading “Beauty and the Beast (2017): Brief Review”

Wendy (2020): Brief Review

Wendy, directed by Benh Zeitlin (2020), is another retelling of the Peter Pan story in a somewhat modern Southern origin and a more basic Caribbean Neverland. The mechanics are simple and easy to follow for the most part. It’s an imaginative take on the story that keeps you on your toes. It feels more tangible. I couldContinue reading “Wendy (2020): Brief Review”

The Heavenly Kid: Brief Review

The Heavenly Kid, directed by Cary Medoway (1985), is a film about a young man, his journey through the afterlife, and the help he gives another young man while working towards getting into heaven. This film was pretty silly and cheesy but enjoyable. I liked all the little twists and turns this story takes. The fantasy elementsContinue reading “The Heavenly Kid: Brief Review”