A Decade of Disney: Pocahontas (1995)

A Decade of Disney: Pocahontas

Virginia: Hello and welcome back to A Decade of Disney, in which we’re reviewing all the films of the studio’s Renaissance period. Today we’ll be talking about 1995’s Pocahontas, which was poised to become the animation giant’s biggest hit yet and ushered in an era of diverse lead characters. At the time of its production, […]

A Decade of Disney: Aladdin (1992)

Aladdin

Munir: Hello and welcome back to another article in the A Decade Of series, where we are currently reviewing the Renaissance period of Disney Animation. Today, it’s time for the third film in the so-called “big four” from this period, Aladdin. Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, who also directed The Little Mermaid, Aladdin […]

A Decade of Disney: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Beauty and the Beast 1991

Virginia: Welcome back to A Decade Of, in which we’ve been going over Disney’s Renaissance period. Today, Munir and I will be looking at what we consider to be Walt Disney Animation’s magnum opus, 1991’s Beauty and the Beast. The Little Mermaid, and to a lesser extent, the films directly before it, had restored the […]

A Decade of Disney: The Little Mermaid (1989)

The Little Mermaid

Welcome to the first installment of A Decade of Disney, in which we’ll be reviewing The Little Mermaid. This beloved classic Began the period now known as the Disney Renaissance and put the company’s animation studio back in the spotlight. Virginia: It’s fitting that Disney’s return to success came with a return to form. The […]

Review: Yesterday (2019)

Yesterday

This week saw the release of Danny Boyle’s Beatles jukebox musical Yesterday. I found the trailers for this film to be absolutely charming. The Beatles are one of my favorite bands, and I’ve loved actress Lily James ever since 2015’s Cinderella, so this was a must-see for me. Let’s have a look and see how […]

Aladdin: A Whole New World for Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie, Aladdin

Ever since I saw The Godfather when I was a kid, I’ve always been on the lookout for other entries in the crime genre. I even started watching General Hospital, since it seemed there was at least a kind of gangster story – albeit one that’s a bit watered down – every day. That being […]