A to Z Challenge – Up

Up 2009 Directed by Pete Docter and Bob Peterson Quick synopsis... Retired balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen, part rascal and part dreamer, takes to the sky by tying thousands of balloons to his house. Unbeknownst to Carl, a young Wilderness Explorer named Russell becomes an unexpected stowaway on the journey they never expected. The first 10 … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Up

A to Z Challenge – Tangled

Tangled 2010 Directed by Nathan Greno Quick synopsis...¬†When the kingdom's most wanted bandit is taken hostage by Rapunzel--a teen with 70 feet of golden hair who's looking to escape the tower where she's been locked away for years--the unlikely duo sets off on a hair-raising escapade. I love this movie. I know... being on this … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Tangled

A to Z Challenge – Moana

Moana 2016 Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker Quick synopsis...¬†Moana sets sail on a daring adventure to save her people. Along the way, she meets the mighty demigod Maui--together they cross the ocean on a fun-filled, action packed voyage. Did you notice that this was directed by the same guys that did yesterday's movie? … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Moana

Top 10 Songs from Disney Animated Films

I love a good Disney movie. Disney+ has only served to increase that love. And in the months since the streaming platform's debut, I've often wondered if my neighbors are disturbed by the amount of singing coming from my apartment. Because, of course, I'm singing along with every animated Disney flick I watch. Well... the … Continue reading Top 10 Songs from Disney Animated Films

Pointless Remakes

It's absolutely no secret that I love movies. I love sitting at home on a rainy day and seeing what's on Netflix or popping in a DVD. I love buying a ticket and mooching off a friend's bucket of popcorn to see a movie in a darkened theater. What I don't love is a pointless … Continue reading Pointless Remakes

A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Rapunzel

Poor girl... She lived a sheltered life until she was 18. She was locked away in a tower for "her own good." The woman that raised her kept her away from the world because it wouldn't be safe for her if people knew about the magical properties that her hair possessed. The truth of the … Continue reading A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Rapunzel

A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Giselle

Next on our list of Disney Princesses is another princess who does not make the official list of Disney Princesses. Giselle, from 2007's Enchanted, gets ignored for one simple reason: Disney doesn't want to pay Amy Adams every time her likeness could possibly be used for the Disney Princess line of merchandise. Could you imagine … Continue reading A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Giselle

A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Kida

We now return to one of Disney's forgotten princesses: Kida. Who is Kida, you may be asking? Well, she was the princess featured in Atlantis: The Lost Empire. This movie, featuring the voices of Michael J. Fox and James Garner (among others) was released in 2001, putting it a couple years after the end of … Continue reading A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Kida

A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Mulan

All right... I'm gonna say some things here. And I'm likely to catch crap for those things. But, please remember, you followed my blog or clicked on a link because you already think of me as funny or quirky or intriguing or just a really fantastic writer. Gotta be one of those things, right? Anyway... … Continue reading A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Mulan

A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Jasmine

Now we are well into the Disney Renaissance. This week we've come to Jasmine, whose tale is told in the story of Aladdin. Jasmine is the daughter of the Sultan of Agrabah, which gives her a significant amount of power herself. It means that the person she chooses to marry would eventually succeed the sultan … Continue reading A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Jasmine