‘Onward’ Movie Review: Pixar Fantasy Lacks Studio’s Signature Magic

DIRECTORDan ScanlonSCREENWRITERSDan ScanlonJason HeadleyKeith BuninSTARSTom HollandChris Pratt RATINGPG (for action/peril and some mild thematic elements)RUNTIME 1 hr. 42 mins.RELEASE DATEMarch 6, 2020STUDIODisney-Pixar With Onward, Pixar transports us to a fantastical world that’s populated by mythical creatures and crackling with all manner of magic. At least it used to be until the ease of technological advances … Continue reading ‘Onward’ Movie Review: Pixar Fantasy Lacks Studio’s Signature Magic

‘Toy Story 4’ Movie Review: What’s Old Is New Again

Directed by: Josh Cooley Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Keanu Reeves, Tony Hale, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Christina Hendricks, Joan Cusack Written by: Andrew Stanton, Stephany Folsom Running time: 89 minutes Rating: G Studio: Disney/Pixar Animation Studios The original 1995 Toy Story was a groundbreaking film. Not only did it introduce us to animation juggernaut Pixar, but … Continue reading ‘Toy Story 4’ Movie Review: What’s Old Is New Again

Disney+ Launch Date, Price Point & More Revealed

Disney gave us our first detailed look at their upcoming Disney+ streaming service during an extensive presentation on Thursday. Highly-anticipated details were revealed, including the program's launch date and price point. Disney+ will launch on Nov. 12 of this year at an unexpectedly lower $6.99 per month. If you're into buying bulk, you can save … Continue reading Disney+ Launch Date, Price Point & More Revealed

‘Monsters Inc.’ Sequel Series Coming To Disney+ Streaming Service In 2020

Disney+, the upcoming streaming service which the Mouse House is developing to rival Netflix, is bringing another huge IP to the table in the form of a television spin-off of the popular Pixar film Monsters Inc.  From The Hollywood Reporter, Monsters at Work, will debut on the streaming service in 2020. Fans will be happy … Continue reading ‘Monsters Inc.’ Sequel Series Coming To Disney+ Streaming Service In 2020

‘Incredibles 2’ has 8th biggest opening ever

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor With an A+ CinemaScore and a 94% on Rotten Tomatoes, it's safe to say both audiences and critics are pleased with Incredibles 2. After this weekend, executives of the Mouse House are sure to be too. According to Box Office Mojo, the much-anticipated Pixar sequel has swiped the title for best … Continue reading ‘Incredibles 2’ has 8th biggest opening ever

‘Incredibles 2’ Afterthoughts

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor It's easy to imagine a world in which nearly every review of Incredibles 2 mentions how long it's been since the first 'Incredibles' film hit theaters. It only makes sense. Fourteen years is a long time. It also makes sense that those same critics would then pose some form of … Continue reading ‘Incredibles 2’ Afterthoughts

Iconic Hollywood Actor Passes Away

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor Actor R. Lee Ermey passed away Sunday due to complications arising from pneumonia. The Marine drill sergeant-turned-cinematic icon caught his first major break as an on-screen performer in 1987's Full Metal Jacket as the intimidating Gunnery Sgt. Hartman after director Stanley Kubrick saw how fearful Ermey's foul-mouthed barking made his … Continue reading Iconic Hollywood Actor Passes Away

Thanksgiving Box Office Work-Up: Nov. 22- 26

By Jordan Peterson  | Follow @thefilmmajor The Mouse House had plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Their latest Pixar offering, Coco, debuted atop the box office with an estimated $49 million over the three-day weekend and $71.2 million over the five-day weekend. It was the fourth ever largest three-day and five-day Thanksgiving opening. As … Continue reading Thanksgiving Box Office Work-Up: Nov. 22- 26

20 Movies to get hyped for down the back half of 2017

Believe it or not, we are already halfway through 2017! So far we've seen some truly great flicks and though the summer movie season has been off to a sluggish start, things will definitely pick up down the back half of the year. To help mentally prepare you for the coming greatness, we've assembled a … Continue reading 20 Movies to get hyped for down the back half of 2017

Sean Bailey talks ‘Beauty & the Beast’ prequel & remaking more Disney classics

Disney's live-action remake of Beauty & the Beast clawed through box office expectations this past weekend, bringing in more than $170 million domestically (the sixth best opening weekend ever). It should come as no surprise then that Disney is looking for ways to capitalize on this success. You can find the specific tallies of this weekend's … Continue reading Sean Bailey talks ‘Beauty & the Beast’ prequel & remaking more Disney classics