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Monoreel Radio Episode #125 - Kronk’s New Groove

Monoreel Radio Episode #125 - Kronk’s New Groove

January 26, 2021

This week, we spun the roulette wheel and landed on "Kronk's New Groove". Does Kronk need his own film? Does the sequel use the source material, or copy the original too much? Where does this rank among the other straight-to-video Disney sequels? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

 

To listen to our review of "The Emperor's New Groove", click here: https://monoreelradio.podbean.com/e/monoreel-radio-episode-52-the-emperors-new-groove/

 

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Monoreel Radio Episode #124 - Mulan (2020)

Monoreel Radio Episode #124 - Mulan (2020)

January 19, 2021

This week, we review and discuss the live action remake of "Mulan". How much changes in comparison to the original film? Would this have worked as a musical? Should Disney continue to produce these live action remakes? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

 

To listen to our review of the animated version of "Mulan", click here:

https://monoreelradio.podbean.com/e/monoreel-radio-81-mulan-1998/

 

To listen to our 2019 Walt Disney World trip Report, click here:

https://monoreelradio.podbean.com/e/monoreel-radio-bonus-episode-november-2019-walt-disney-world-trip-report/

Monoreel Radio Episode #123 - Onward

Monoreel Radio Episode #123 - Onward

January 12, 2021

This week we review and discuss 2020's "Onward". Does the film live up to it's expectations? Is this the best world building we've seen from Pixar? Does this film have rewatchability? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #122 - Soul

Monoreel Radio Episode #122 - Soul

January 5, 2021

This week we review and discuss "Soul". Is this film geared towards kids or adults? How do we feel about the world building? How does this stack up against the other Pixar films? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

As mentioned on this episode, our friend Lisa of The Castle Run did a great write up of Soul, which you can read here: https://thecastlerun.com/pixars-soul-and-the-ocean/

Monoreel Radio Episode #121 - 2020 Year in Review
Monoreel Radio Episode #120 - The Aristocats

Monoreel Radio Episode #120 - The Aristocats

December 22, 2020

This week, we review and discuss "The Artistocats". The film is celebrating its 50th anniversary, but is the story timeless? Is this the feline version of "101 Dalmatians"? How does this compare to other classic Disney animated features? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #119 - Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

Monoreel Radio Episode #119 - Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

December 15, 2020

This week, we review and discuss "Swiss Family Robinson", celebrating it's 60th anniversary this month. How does the film differ from the 1940 version? How screen accurate is the attraction in the parks? Does the film hold up? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: Disney Investor Day Recap

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: Disney Investor Day Recap

December 10, 2020

After four hours of bombshell news, we had to discuss! Who is cast as Buzz Lightyear? Where is Star Wars going? What are we most excited for? All of this and more on this episode of Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #118 - The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

Monoreel Radio Episode #118 - The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

December 8, 2020

This week, we wrap up our review of "The Santa Clause" franchise with a discussion of 2006's "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause". How much money did Disney spend on this film? How is this different from the others? Is this a fitting end to the trilogy? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

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.

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