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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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/
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.
This week, we review and discuss 2018's "Ant-man and The Wasp". How does it compare to the original? Does this film have the same feel as the first? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
To hear our review of "Summer Magic" with special guest Lou Mongello, click here: https://monoreelradio.podbean.com/e/monoreel-radio-episode-92-summer-magic/
This week, we have a quick discussion of the film adaptation of "Hamilton". What makes this show so unique? How historically accurate is it? Is the show over-hyped or does it hold up? We also hear from some of our friends in the Disney community in regards to their thoughts as well.
This week, we played roulette on Disney Plus and landed on 1990's "The Prince and The Pauper". This is a 25 minute retelling of a classic Mark Twain book, but did Disney tell a full story? Should there be more music? Should Disney do more of these short films? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
This week, our BUDDY Luke Lawson joins us as we review and discuss 1995's "Heavyweights".
Why is this movie so significant to us and our guest? What was our initial reaction to the film? Could this movie be made today? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
To listen to our discussion of the Disney Archives and Studio, click here: https://monoreelradio.podbean.com/e/monoreel-radio-episode-15-mickeys-90th-birthday-and-our-first-disneyland-trip/
To listen to our interview with Dan Lanigan, click here: https://monoreelradio.podbean.com/e/monoreel-radio-bonus-episode-dan-lanigan-conversation-and-a-prop-culture-discussion/
We're going back to the future... we mean back to the beach...
This week we review and discuss 2015's "Teen Beach 2". Does it have the charm of the first Teen Beach Movie? Are the songs as good? How does this affect the original story? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
This week, we ride the wave out of present day and into the world of a 1960's beach musical. 2013's "Teen Beach Movie" pays homage to a long forgotten genre of beach movies while attempting to right their wrongs. Was Disney able to pull this off? How does Teen Beach compare to other time travel movies? Where does this rank on our list of DCOMs? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
This week, Dan Lanigan, host and producer of "Prop Culture" on Disney Plus joins us to discuss his collection, a peak behind the curtain of Prop Culture, and the potential for a second season. We also review and discuss the series as a whole.
This week, Lou Mongello from WDW Radio joins us to discuss 1963's "Summer Magic". This Haley Mills and Burl Ives film gifted us with timeless songs such as "Ugly Bug Ball" and "Flitterin'", but has somehow become a forgotten classic. Does the film hold up? Should it be remade? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
To listen to Lou discuss "Summer Magic" as well as other films you need to watch before a trip to Walt Disney World, click here: http://www.wdwradio.com/2015/10/wdw-radio-424-movies-you-need-to-watch-before-visiting-walt-disney-world/
This week we played roulette on Disney Plus and landed on 2018's "Black Panther". Nominated for a "Best Picture" Oscar, this film is groundbreaking, but what makes it stand out in the MCU? Will the sequel come out on time? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.
Slap me thrice and hand me to my mama!
This week, we review and discuss the epic finale to the original Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy, 2007's "At World's End". Does it bring the story full circle? Do all of the characters end up where we want them to? Are we pining for more, or was this more than enough? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.