Up (2009)

Up reminds us just how brilliant Pixar is and why the studio has been leading the way in modern animation. Not to mention some the church’s greatest theologians. Up is the story of Carol Fredricksen (Ed Asner) who grieves… Read More

Top Ten Disney Animated Songs

Moviepilot, an amazing source for all things pop culture, recently posted what they thought were the top ten disney songs from their animated films. You can read their list here. Just for fun, I thought I’d ponder with some… Read More

An American Tail (1986)

An American Tail is the second animated film from director Don Bluth after he left the Disney studio. The first was The Secret of NIMH. Both of these “mouse” films try to recapture the magic of the classic… Read More

The Tigger Movie (2000)

Since 1961 when Walt Disney bought the rights to A. A. Milne’s children’s book Winnie the Pooh, Disney has had a steady line of featurettes and television films. The Tigger Movie is the first feature film bringing to… Read More

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

It’s hard to believe that Who Framed Roger Rabbit is twenty-five years old! The film hit the big screen in 1988. I was eight when I saw the film. Three of my cousins and I along with our Papa went… Read More

The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)

Pirates reminds us why we love British comedies. The film, one of the best stop-action animation films I’ve seen, is absurd in all the best ways. Just imagine the best of Monty Python in a stop-action animated film… Read More

The Lorax (2012)

The Lorax is one of Dr. Seuss’ lesser know, yet deeply powerful, parables.  In the film adaptation of the 1971 book, Ted (voiced by Zac Efron) has a huge crush on Audrey (voiced by Taylor Swift).  In order… Read More

The Lion King (1994)

The theater lights slowly dim and the dark screen slowly comes to life with rich, brilliant colors. The African landscape spreads out before us on the big screen, and we are reminded that this is how we are… Read More

Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

Not the best movie I’ve seen recently.  Dreamworks did a better job with Kung Fu Panda.  The animation left a lot to desire.  There were some great, humorous lines.  The cast was a great line up, but felt… Read More

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