Alan Horn Stepping Down As Head Of Walt Disney Studios

Disney announced Monday morning that Alan Bergman is officially taking over for Alan Horn as the Chairman of Walt Disney Pictures, a position Horn has held since 2012. The two Alan's have been serving as co-chairman since May of 2019. Horn will stay on with the Mouse House as Chief Creative Officer. The announcement comes … Continue reading Alan Horn Stepping Down As Head Of Walt Disney Studios

‘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

‘Frozen II’ Movie Review: Disney puts sequel’s story on ice

Directed by: Jennifer Lee & Chris BuckWritten by: Jennifer LeeStarring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Sterling K. Brown & Evan Rachel WoodRating: PG (for action/peril and some thematic elements) Runtime: 104 minutes Studio: Walt Disney PicturesRelease date: Nov 21, 2019 (Wide) Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure It’s been six years, believe it or … Continue reading ‘Frozen II’ Movie Review: Disney puts sequel’s story on ice

Film Review: Star-making Performance Leads Dastardly Delicious Splatter-fest ‘Ready or Not’

Directed by: Matt Benttinelli-Olpin & Tyler GillettWritten by: Guy Busick & Ryan Murphy Synopsis: A young bride joins her new husband's rich, eccentric family in a time-honored tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for their survival. Starring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O'Brien, Henry Czerny & Andie MacDowellGenre: Horror, comedy Runtime: … Continue reading Film Review: Star-making Performance Leads Dastardly Delicious Splatter-fest ‘Ready or Not’

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ review

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor The most important stories in the life of swashbuckling smuggler Han Solo have already been told. After helping rid the galaxy of the oppressive empire, befriending a space wizard, and marrying a princess, everything else seems pretty forgettable. Alas, here we are staring down the blaster scope of a Han … Continue reading ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ review

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Review: Third time’s almost too charming

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor Director: Taika Waititi Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Hopkins, Tessa Thompson, Jeff Goldblum, Benedict Cumberbatch Release date: November 3, 2017 Rated: PG-13 (for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive material) Running time: 2 hr. 10 min. Right out the gate (or cage, as the … Continue reading ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Review: Third time’s almost too charming