Disney’s “Big Hero 6” (2014) Review

Image: Disney, Wikipedia.org A film with hugs, heart, and heroes. PLOT -  The plot is a pastiche of superhero films and comics, old and new. There's death, betrayal, plot twists, and secret identities galore. While the film is somewhat cliched, predictable, and 'tropey' at points, it's actually broken down and given a second life. In … Continue reading Disney’s “Big Hero 6” (2014) Review

Disney’s “Frozen” (2013) Review

Image: Disney, Wikipedia.org A chilling reception to a heartwarming film... PLOT - The first ten minutes or so are the most confusing I've ever seen in a Disney film. The amount of hoops jumped through to set up the main plot has to be a record. Aside from a clunky beginning, the rest is a … Continue reading Disney’s “Frozen” (2013) Review

Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph” (2012) Review

Image: Disney, Wikipedia.org It's wrecked, all right... PLOT -  The first act is a slog. It's very dense with exposition and jargon, getting those unfamiliar with video games familiarized. 'Show, don't tell' comes to mind, and the film would be a lot tighter if there was less exposition and more action. The motives behind characters' … Continue reading Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph” (2012) Review

Disney’s “Winnie the Pooh” (2011) Review

Image: Disney, Wikipedia.org Deep in the Hundred Acre Wood, the last 2D Disney film plays... PLOT - The plot is comprised of several short stories, connected better than the previous film. This film is bookended by the same story: the quest for Eeyore's tail. This is resolved in a humorous way, as is Pooh tradition. … Continue reading Disney’s “Winnie the Pooh” (2011) Review