“The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” Review

Director: Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston Writer: Ashleigh Powell Starring: Keira Knightley, Mackenzie Foy, Eugenio Debez, Matthew Macfadyen, Richard E. Grant, Misty Copeland, Helen Mirren, and Morgan Freeman ☆☆☆☆ Can we please stop with the whole this is not your father’s (insert public domain title here) thing? I do not think that this approach has … More “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” Review

‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2017) Review

Directed by Bill Condon Written by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson ★★★ Walt Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” has a special place in my heart because it was released the day … More ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2017) Review

‘Moana’ Review

Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements Written by Jared Bush, Ron Clements, John Musker, Chris Williams, Don Hall, Pamela Ribon, Aaron Kandel and Jordan Kandell Starring: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger and Alan Tudyk  ★★★  With their 56th animated feature film “Moana,” Walt Disney proves that they … More ‘Moana’ Review

‘Finding Dory’

Directed by Andrew Stanton Written by Andrew Stanton and Victoria Strouse Starring by Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Ed O’Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, and Sigourney Weaver ★★☆ After 13 years Pixar brings to the world the sequel to its 2003 movie “Finding Nemo.” “Finding Dory” is a worthy sequel … More ‘Finding Dory’

‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Review

Directed by James Bobin Written by Linda Woolverton Starring: Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska, Rhys Ifans, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen, and Timothy Spall ★☆☆ “Alice Through the Looking Glass” is a meh sequel to a movie that was only okay, I am talking, of course, about … More ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Review

‘The Jungle Book’ Review

Directed by Jon Favreau Written by Justin Marks Starring: Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, and Neel Sethi ★★★★☆ Disney has yet again adapted Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book,” as an animated feature in 1967 and as a live-action feature in 1994. This version of “The Jungle … More ‘The Jungle Book’ Review