My Favorite Movies #30 – National Treasure

National Treasure 2004 Directed by Jon Turteltaub Quick synopsis... Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. Honestly, I think this was the Indiana Jones movie we deserved. And then we got Kingdom of … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #30 – National Treasure

Maybe Maleficent Got It Right

Okay, before we get into this, no, I did not see Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. I had no desire to see it based on my opinion of 2014's Maleficent. So I don't know what happened in the sequel. I'm sure I'll see it eventually. After all, I do have Disney+. But for now, I mostly don't care. … Continue reading Maybe Maleficent Got It Right

My Favorite Movies #33 – The Lion King

The Lion King 1994 Directed by Roger Allers & Rob Minkoff Quick synopsis... The highest-grossing animated film of the 20th century follows a young lion cub named Simba (voiced by Jonathan Taylor Thomas and Matthew Broderick) who can't wait to be king. But his uncle (Jeremy Irons) craves the title for himself and will stop at … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #33 – The Lion King

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

My Favorite Movies #43 – The Rocketeer

The Rocketeer 1991 Directed by Joe Johnston Quick synopsis... In this stylish action-adventure, a stunt pilot stumbles across an experimental Nazi jet pack that transforms him into a one-man air force -- and soon becomes a target for mobsters, spies, FBI agents and millionaire Howard Hughes. How quietly majestic is this movie's score? Welcome to The … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #43 – The Rocketeer

After Seeing the “Live Action” Remake of The Lion King

Kids, even before seeing this movie, I was an emotional roller coaster in regards to its very existence. I remember seeing Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book remake and thinking, "They could remake The Lion King." I had that thought based on how well done I thought The Jungle Book had been. Now, by the time The Jungle Book came … Continue reading After Seeing the “Live Action” Remake of The Lion King

After Seeing Avengers: Endgame… No, Really, I Mean It This Time…

All right… Has everyone seen Avengers: Endgame by this point? If you haven’t, you may be one of the ten who did not see the movie. But we are now more than two months past its opening weekend and even the Russo brothers, directors of the film, have stated that the ban on spoilers was … Continue reading After Seeing Avengers: Endgame… No, Really, I Mean It This Time…