January 15, 2019
It's the dream: a large home shared with 101 pups!
This week, we review and discuss the 1961 Disney classic, 101 Dalmatians. This film was totally revolutionary in it's contemporary look, story, and overall feel. It's a marvel in the ways of animation and set the table for the films in the Disney catalogue that come after it. What do we think about it? Find out this week on Monoreel Radio.
January 8, 2019
This week, Monoreel Radio welcomes special guest John Saccheri, also known as The Big Fat Panda to the show!
We let our guest pick the film for this week and as per Panda, we review "Into The Woods", the film adaptation of the 1987 musical of the same name. We discuss the characters, music, cast and how it compares to the original musical. Do we like this movie, or is it a Milky White cow that no one can revive? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
January 1, 2019
Happy New Year!
As we look forward to 2019 and all of the Disney blockbusters around the corner, we take some time to review the Disney films of 2018. We also discuss the 2019 releases, opening of Galaxy's Edge, and launch of Disney Plus. All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
December 17, 2018
As we count down the hours to the release of Mary Poppins Returns, we review and discuss the movie about the making of the movie.
Saving Mr. Banks tells the behind the scenes story of the making of Mary Poppins, a 20 year labor of love for Walt Disney. Why did it take so long to get the film made? Is it historically accurate to the making of Mary Poppins? Do we believe Tom Hanks as Walt Disney? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
December 11, 2018
This film is certainly not atrocious.
This week, we review and discuss the timeless classic "Mary Poppins". Though it was released in 1964, how many years did it take for Walt Disney to obtain the rights to Mary Poppins from author P.L. Travers? We delve behind the scenes to discover how this groundbreaking film was finally made. Are we excited for the sequel? All of this and more, this week on Monoreel Radio.
December 4, 2018
This week, we discuss "The Santa Clause", starring Tim Allen. This 1994 film has become a staple in most households during the holiday season. How does this finished version differ from the original script? Is there a additional scene that has since been cut? Does the film still hold up nearly 25 years later? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
November 28, 2018
Do you wanna hear a review?
Christina Kay of WALK 97.5 joins us this week to review Frozen on the fifth anniversary of the film's release. Jacki and Christina love Idina Menzel, but do they love her in this movie? What do we hope to see in the sequel? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
November 20, 2018
We are back from our first trip to Disneyland and can't wait to tell you about it!
We discuss the parks and our tour of the Disney Studios in Burbank, but first, we celebrate the birthday boy.
November 13, 2018
This week, Jacki and Sean take the show on the road, coming to you live from the happiest place on Earth. Yes, we put our Disneyland vacation on hold to review "Wreck It Ralph" (2012) in preparation for the premier of "Ralph Breaks The Internet".
The film is clearly a love letter to all kids of the 80s and 90s, but what do the hosts think about it? Do they love it for the nostalgia or think it's good all on it's own? Are they excited for the sequel or does it look like a flop? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
November 6, 2018
Randy Cartwright joins Monoreel Radio this week to discuss his amazing career as a Disney animator, and his contributions to the documentary, "Waking Sleeping Beauty" (2009).
The documentary covers the renaissance of Disney animation. We explore the highs and lows of the company, starting with "The Black Cauldron", moving all the way through "The Lion King". How do we feel about the film? You'll find out this week on Monoreel Radio.