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Monoreel Radio Episode #117 - The Santa Clause 2

Monoreel Radio Episode #117 - The Santa Clause 2

December 1, 2020

This week, we review and discuss "The Santa Clause 2". Is Tim Allen the greatest Santa of all time? Has he been watching his saturated fats? How does this film compare to the first? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #116 - Pooh’s Heffalump Movie

Monoreel Radio Episode #116 - Pooh’s Heffalump Movie

November 24, 2020

This week, we played Monoreel Radio Roulette and landed on "Pooh's Heffalump Movie". Had we ever seen it before? Why does this music sound so familiar? How does it compare to classic Pooh? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #115 - The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Monoreel Radio Episode #115 - The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

November 17, 2020

This week, we get in the cage with our buddy Pat (who you’ll recognize from our Great Movie Ride intro) to discuss "The Sorcerer's Apprentice". Is this film necessary? Does Nicolas Cage hold back? Was the film set cursed? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #114 - Fantasia

Monoreel Radio Episode #114 - Fantasia

November 11, 2020

This week, we celebrate the 80th anniversary of "Fantasia". How did they make this film under budget constraints from the war? What new animation techniques did they invent? What did Walt do to bring it into theaters and how was it received? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #113 - First Kid

Monoreel Radio Episode #113 - First Kid

November 3, 2020

This week, we review 1996's "First Kid". How 90s is this movie? How does the film hold up 24 years later? Will Brock Pierce be our president? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: WDW Trip Recap (October 2020)

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: WDW Trip Recap (October 2020)

November 1, 2020

This week we discuss our quick four day trip to Walt Disney World. How did Disney handle their Covid protocols? How safe did we feel? Was the magic still there? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

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.

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