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Monoreel Radio Episode #112 - Return To Oz

Monoreel Radio Episode #112 - Return To Oz

October 27, 2020

This week, we take the show on the road.

We review and discuss the cult classic "Return To Oz" on our drive to Walt Disney World. Was an Oz sequel necessary? How long had the Walt Disney Company been developing their Oz franchise? How true to the source material do they stay? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #111 - Return To Halloweentown

Monoreel Radio Episode #111 - Return To Halloweentown

October 19, 2020

This week, we finally conclude the Halloweentown series. Why was Marnie recast? With a major recast and Marnie going off to college, does it still feel like a Halloweentown movie? Was a fourth one necessary? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #110 - Halloweentown High

Monoreel Radio Episode #110 - Halloweentown High

October 14, 2020

This week, we are going back to High School with "Halloweentown High". Does this movie still have the charm of the original film? How on brand is it within the franchise? Is this the epic "conclusion" we had hoped for? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #109 - Halloweentown 2: Kalabar’s Revenge

Monoreel Radio Episode #109 - Halloweentown 2: Kalabar’s Revenge

October 7, 2020

This week, we time travel back to 2001's "Halloweentown 2: Kalabar's Revenge". How does this movie compare to the first? How do we feel about time travel? Does this movie hold up? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #108 - The Journey of Natty Gann

Monoreel Radio Episode #108 - The Journey of Natty Gann

September 30, 2020

This week, "The Journey of Natty Gann" celebrates its 35th anniversary. This 1985 period piece seems to escaped us for all this time. Why is this movie forgotten about? Is the subject matter too heavy? Does this even feel like a Disney movie? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #107 - Fun and Fancy Free

Monoreel Radio Episode #107 - Fun and Fancy Free

September 27, 2020

This week, we discuss 1947's "Fun and Fancy Free". Hampered due to budget restrictions during and following World War 2, this film is comprised of two stories that were meant to be full length features. Does the movie feel complete? Does the composition make sense? Should we see a remake? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #106 - Monsters University

Monoreel Radio Episode #106 - Monsters University

September 15, 2020

This week, we go back to college to review and discuss 2013's "Monsters University". How does it compare to Monsters Inc? Were we mislead by the trailer? Do we need a third installment? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #105 - Monsters Inc.

Monoreel Radio Episode #105 - Monsters Inc.

September 8, 2020

This week, we review and discuss 2001's "Monsters Inc.". How does the world building compare to other Disney films? How close was Billy Crystal to playing another iconic Disney character? How do the parks attractions based on this film stack up? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #104 - 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

Monoreel Radio Episode #104 - 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

September 1, 2020

This week, we played Monoreel Radio roulette and landed on 1954's "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea". An all star cast makes up this groundbreaking film, but how does it compare to more modern films? Is it under-represented in the Parks? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #103 - Treasure Planet

Monoreel Radio Episode #103 - Treasure Planet

August 25, 2020

This week, we review and discuss "Treasure Planet". How does it compare to the other incarnations of "Treasure Island"? Should it be remade? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #102 - Muppet Treasure Island

Monoreel Radio Episode #102 - Muppet Treasure Island

August 18, 2020

This week, we continue our discussion of Disney's adaptations of the classic Robert Louis Stevenson novel and discuss "Muppet Treasure Island". How does it compare to the book? How does it compare to Walt Disney's 1950s version? Where does it rank among other Muppet films? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #101 - Treasure Island (1950)

Monoreel Radio Episode #101 - Treasure Island (1950)

August 11, 2020

This week, we review and discuss 1950's "Treasure Island". This adaptation of the classic novel just turned 70 years old, but does it feel it's age? How does it compare to the more modern pirate films? How did Walt do with his first attempt at live action film? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #100 - The 5 Movies We Want To Show Walt Disney

Monoreel Radio Episode #100 - The 5 Movies We Want To Show Walt Disney

July 28, 2020

This week, we celebrate our 100th episode by counting down the top five  movies that we’d want to show Walt Disney, joined by special guests Brendan and Katherine Wright of the Detour to Neverland podcast. Since Walt’s passing in 1966, the company has seen many ups and downs, so we thought it was important to discuss what he missed out on. Find out what made our lists, what did not and why. All that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

 

To check out Detour To Neverland, click here: https://detourtoneverland.com/

 

To listen to Brendan discuss Disneyland, the Walt Disney Studios, plus more with us, click here: https://detourtoneverland.com/detour-to-neverland-episode-45-disney-studios-tour-disney-community-live-action-remakes-with-monoreel-radio/

Monoreel Radio Episode #99 - The Cat From Outer Space

Monoreel Radio Episode #99 - The Cat From Outer Space

July 21, 2020

This week, we played Disney Plus roulette and landed on 1978's "The Cat From Outer Space" Was the movie dated by the time it was released? Should it be remade? Does it hold up today? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #98 - Ant-Man and The Wasp

Monoreel Radio Episode #98 - Ant-Man and The Wasp

July 14, 2020

This week, we review and discuss 2018's "Ant-man and The Wasp". How does it compare to the original? Does this film have the same feel as the first? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

To hear our review of "Summer Magic" with special guest Lou Mongello, click here: https://monoreelradio.podbean.com/e/monoreel-radio-episode-92-summer-magic/

Monoreel Radio Episode #97 - Ant-Man

Monoreel Radio Episode #97 - Ant-Man

July 8, 2020

This week, we celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Marvel's "Ant-Man".

What makes this movie so unique to the MCU? How long was it in development? Does it work as a standalone film? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: Hamilton

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: Hamilton

July 7, 2020

This week, we have a quick discussion of the film adaptation of "Hamilton". What makes this show so unique? How historically accurate is it? Is the show over-hyped or does it hold up? We also hear from some of our friends in the Disney community in regards to their thoughts as well.

Monoreel Radio Episode #96 - The Prince and the Pauper

Monoreel Radio Episode #96 - The Prince and the Pauper

June 30, 2020

This week, we played roulette on Disney Plus and landed on 1990's "The Prince and The Pauper". This is a 25 minute retelling of a classic Mark Twain book, but did Disney tell a full story? Should there be more music? Should Disney do more of these short films? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #95 - Heavyweights

Monoreel Radio Episode #95 - Heavyweights

June 23, 2020

This week, our BUDDY Luke Lawson joins us as we review and discuss 1995's "Heavyweights".

Why is this movie so significant to us and our guest? What was our initial reaction to the film? Could this movie be made today? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

To listen to our discussion of the Disney Archives and Studio, click here: https://monoreelradio.podbean.com/e/monoreel-radio-episode-15-mickeys-90th-birthday-and-our-first-disneyland-trip/

To listen to our interview with Dan Lanigan, click here: https://monoreelradio.podbean.com/e/monoreel-radio-bonus-episode-dan-lanigan-conversation-and-a-prop-culture-discussion/

Monoreel Radio Episode #94 - Teen Beach 2

Monoreel Radio Episode #94 - Teen Beach 2

June 16, 2020

We're going back to the future... we mean back to the beach...

This week we review and discuss 2015's "Teen Beach 2". Does it have the charm of the first Teen Beach Movie? Are the songs as good? How does this affect the original story? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

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