Bao – Review

This short caught me by surprise mainly because I’m not a huge fan of CGI-animated features though as a medium it has advanced exponentially since Tron in 1982 (in which only portions of the movie–like the light cycle races and the MCP–were actually computer generated). But it not only has it’s place, but as movies […]

Streaming Innovation?

Anyone else think that Walt Disney, a company, based on the movies they produce (keep in mind this is the company that produced 1982’s Tron and animated features like Toy Story and The Incredibles among many, many others) might be running out of steam? I ask because here’s the logo for heir upcoming streaming service, […]

‘Tomorrowland’ Trailer

I don’t know about Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland.  Maybe it’s because Damon Lindelof wrote it, and I still haven’t gotten over the silly “smoke monster” from Lost or the way he butchered Jon Spaihts’ original script for Prometheus (I know that it was his job was to remove the Alien-related references, and then stitch things back together […]

Disney’s ‘Planes’ Trailer

Watching the trailer for “Planes,” the latest animated feature from Pixar, I’ve noticed a pattern of sorts, in terms of the films that they release:  Namely, they don’t necessary make children’s films – despite dealing exclusively in animation of the computer generated sort – instead they make films that can be enjoyed by children, though not exclusively […]

Trailer for ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’

The trailer for “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” has come out, and it looks interesting, though isn’t that the point of a trailer? I thought that the first Mission Impossible film was OK; not so much the second, despite being directed by John Woo.  The third, by J.J. Abrams, felt a bit more in the spirit […]

Teaser Trailer For Disney’s ‘Brave’

“Cars 2” roared into the US box office with an opening of $66.1 million.  A strong debut, ranking fifth behind “Up,” “Finding Nemo,” “The Incredibles” and “Toy Story 3.”  The next release from Pixar is “Brave” and I expect it to continue the trend. And in other things Pixar, consider checking out ‘the movie blog,’