This week, we begin our countdown to the release of "Star Wars: Episode 9- The Rise of Skywalker" with our review of Disney's first take on a Star Wars film with "The Force Awakens". How does this one stack up with the rest of the Star Wars films? Did JJ Abrams get it right? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
Oh my garland! It's Disney+'s first original Christmas film.
How does this stack up against some of the other more traditional Christmas classics? Was this the bit of nostalgia we were hoping for or was it too over the top? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
This week, we kick off the holidays with a review of Walt's Disney's 1961 remake of "Babes In Toyland", or as many others know it, "March Of The Wooden Soldiers". Which version is better? How many musical numbers are there? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
To celebrate the opening of Frozen 2, we are thrilled to bring you an interview with Disney Animator Andrew Ford. Andrew worked on Frozen 2 and gives us a behind the scenes look at what went in to making the film.
This week on Monoreel Radio, we discuss the 50th Walt Disney Pictures animated feature, "Tangled". Why was this number 50? Where does it rank among the other animated classics? Is it a front runner or forgotten favorite? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
This week, we bring you a bonus episode as we recap our trip to Walt Disney World. Partially recorded in the parks, we discuss the lands and attractions and how they relate to the films they are based on.
Happy Disney Plus Day! This week, we celebrate the launch by discussing 1955's "Lady and The Tramp". We are all aware that the live action remake is dropping, but how do we like the original? What do we feel about how dogs were treated in this film? Who does Aunt Sarah think she is? What are we most excited for on Disney Plus? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
There's a great, big, beautiful tomorrow... especially when, as you are listening our review of 2015's Tomorrowland, your hosts will be time jumping into Tomorrowland at Walt Disney World. Does the film capture the essence of the park? As far as films based on attractions, is this more like the Pirates franchise or Haunted Mansion? Is it strong as a stand alone movie? All that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
When the crypt doors creak and the tombstones quake, does this movie need a remake?
This week we review 2003's "The Haunted Mansion". Based off of the beloved Disney attraction, this movie has become a fixture at Halloween, but does the story work? Do they incorporate too little or too much of the ride? Does it make you want to hurry back or hitchhike your way to the exit? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
This week, we discuss Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie". Is it an original idea, or a retelling of Mary Shelley's classic story, Frankenstein? Is it better than it's first run as a short film? What do we learn about Burton's history with Disney Animation? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.