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.
This week, we discuss 2014's "Maleficent". What do we think of Angelina Jolie as this iconic villain? Is this backstory faithful to Sleeping Beauty, or does it change what we know? Is it a prequel, or a retelling? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
This week, we delve into the 1959 classic "Sleeping Beauty". How is it technically different from other Disney films up to the point of it's release? Does this movie put us to sleep? Do we think this Disney Princess deserves a castle? We also discuss Disney's foray into live television musicals, this week on Monoreel Radio.
This October, we kick off the Halloween feels with the DCOM "Halloweentown". This cult classic has been a staple on television for over 20 years, but is it still relevant? How does it compare to other Halloween classics? We also discuss the return of Spider Man to the MCU this week on Monoreel Radio.
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This week, we review and discuss "Remember The Titans". Is this inspirational film totally accurate when it comes to the story it was based on? What changes did the writers make and do we agree with them? We also discuss the Frozen 2 trailer drop, this week on Monoreel Radio.