Category: Animation

  • “Luca” Movie Review

    “Luca” Movie Review

    Luca Paguro (Jacob Tremblay) lives with his family in a nice underwater cave. He is a sea monster. One day while herding his sheep-fish to pasture, Luca finds an alarm clock and a joker card…..human stuff that he is forbidden to have. In fact, he is forbidden to even think about going above the water…at […]

  • “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs” Movie Review

    “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs” Movie Review

    Manny (Ray Romano) and Ellie (Queen Latifa) are expecting a little one anytime now. Manny keeps riling up the rest of the pack with false labors and some of them, well one of them, Diego (Denis Leary), decides to leave the pack to seek adventure. Sid (John Leguizamo) goes off on his own and comes […]

  • “Raya and the Last Dragon” Movie Review

    “Raya and the Last Dragon” Movie Review

    Note: I paid $29.99 to Disney+ for special access to watch this movie, at home, before it becomes available to all Disney+ subscribers on June 4, 2021. Since our normal movie nights, according to Lori, cost over $30, I thought this was a good deal. I am so glad I did this as “Raya and […]

  • “Soul” Movie Review

    “Soul” Movie Review

    Joe (Jamie Foxx) is a middle school music teacher with dreams of becoming a full-time jazz musician. He is, after all, a very good musician….just not spectacular. One day, an old student of his who is now a musician, Curley (Questlove), hooks Joe up with a famous jazz saxophonist, Dorothea (Angela Bassett), and lo-and-behold, Joe […]

  • “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle” Movie Review and Trailer

    “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle” Movie Review and Trailer

    This, Andy Serkis directed version of the jungle book, was scheduled to arrive in theaters at the very same time as Jon Favreau’s live action version of Disney’s “The Jungle Book”. “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle” was pushed back a year, but, ultimately ended up on Netflix. Life is tough in the jungle…..and in Hollywood. […]

  • “Despicable Me 2” Movie Review and Trailer

    “Despicable Me 2” Movie Review and Trailer

    Gru (Steve Carell) is an ex-supervillian and now, super-dad, to his three daughters: Margo (Miranda Cosgrove), Agnes (Elsie Fisher), and Edith (Dana Gaier). He, his minions, and evil techy dude, Dr. Nefario (Russell Brand), now make jelly in the high tech basement of his home, but…..unfortunately……Nefario is bored and tells Gru he has another job […]

  • “Despicable Me” Movie Review and Trailer

    “Despicable Me” Movie Review and Trailer

    Gru (Steve Carell) is a villian. He thinks he is the best villian in the world, but, well….he is not. Gru does have a mean streak and a bunch of little yellow friends, Minions, to help him do his dirty work, but, his successes at stealing famous items falls far short of his dreams and […]

  • “The Addams Family” Movie Review and Trailer

    “The Addams Family” Movie Review and Trailer

    In this version of “The Addams Family” we find Gomez (Oscar Isaac) and Morticia (Charlize Theron) getting married then thrown out of town by the monster haters. Tired of always moving, the newlyweds decide to find a house that is far away from anyone, especially the haters. Someplace where no one wants to go….. They […]

  • “Moana” Movie Review and Trailer

    “Moana” Movie Review and Trailer

    1000 years ago the demigod, Maui (The Rock), stole the heart of Te Fiti and cursed the lands. The curse has finally reached the Island where Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) was born and will one day rule. But I get ahead of myself…… Growing up, Moana finds herself being called to the sea. She wants to […]