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Monoreel Radio Episode #71 - Dumbo (2019)

Monoreel Radio Episode #71 - Dumbo (2019)

January 9, 2020

This week we review and discuss Tim Burton's live action remake of "Dumbo". How does it hold up to the original? Does it give the old tale new life? Or does it get completely Burtonized? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: The Mandalorian

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: The Mandalorian

January 5, 2020

This is the way... to start the new year, with bonus content, as we recap and review the Disney Plus original series, "The Mandalorian". How does John Favreau handle this IP? How does it stack up in the Star Wars cinematic universe? How does it compare to the other original programming on Disney Plus? All of that and more on this bonus episode of Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #70 - 2019 Year In Review

Monoreel Radio Episode #70 - 2019 Year In Review

December 31, 2019

Happy New Year!

Today we review and discuss the films of 2019. We also pick our film of the decade and discuss the launch of Disney Plus. All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #69 - The Muppet Christmas Carol

Monoreel Radio Episode #69 - The Muppet Christmas Carol

December 23, 2019

This week, we deliver a gift in the form of an early episode release, with a review of 1992's "The Muppet Christmas Carol". Where does this one rank in terms of the other adaptations of the Charles Dickens classic? How controversial was the film? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #68 - Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi

Monoreel Radio Episode #68 - Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi

December 18, 2019

This week, we review and discuss, "The Last Jedi". Is it actually the last Jedi or is this clever marketing? What are our predictions for "The Rise of Skywalker"? All of this and more this week on Monoreel radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #67 - Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens

Monoreel Radio Episode #67 - Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens

December 11, 2019

This week, we begin our countdown to the release of "Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker", with our review of Disney's first go at a Star Wars film. Does JJ Abrams get it right? How does this one stack up against the rest of the Star Wars films?  All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #66 - Noelle

Monoreel Radio Episode #66 - Noelle

December 4, 2019

Oh my garland! It's Disney+'s first original Christmas film.

How does this compare to some of the more traditional Christmas classics? Is this the bit of nostalgia we were hoping for or is it too over the top? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Episode #65 - Babes In Toyland (1961)

Monoreel Radio Episode #65 - Babes In Toyland (1961)

November 27, 2019

This week, we kick off the holidays with a review of Walt's Disney's 1961 remake of "Babes In Toyland", or as many others know it, "March Of The Wooden Soldiers". Which version is better? How many musical numbers are there? All of this and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: Interview with Animator Andrew Ford

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: Interview with Animator Andrew Ford

November 22, 2019

To celebrate the opening of Frozen 2, we are thrilled to bring you an interview with Disney Animator Andrew Ford. Andrew worked on Frozen 2 and gives us a behind the scenes look at what went in to making the film.

Monoreel Radio Episode #64 - Tangled

Monoreel Radio Episode #64 - Tangled

November 19, 2019

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.

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: Walt Disney World Trip Recap (November 2019)

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: Walt Disney World Trip Recap (November 2019)

November 18, 2019

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.

Monoreel Radio Episode #63 - Lady and the Tramp

Monoreel Radio Episode #63 - Lady and the Tramp

November 12, 2019

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.

Monoreel Radio Episode #62 - Tomorrowland

Monoreel Radio Episode #62 - Tomorrowland

November 5, 2019

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.

Monoreel Radio Episode #61 - The Haunted Mansion

Monoreel Radio Episode #61 - The Haunted Mansion

October 29, 2019

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.

Monoreel Radio Episode #60 - Frankenweenie

Monoreel Radio Episode #60 - Frankenweenie

October 22, 2019

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.

Monoreel Radio Episode #59 - Maleficent

Monoreel Radio Episode #59 - Maleficent

October 16, 2019

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.

Monoreel Radio Episode #58 - Sleeping Beauty

Monoreel Radio Episode #58 - Sleeping Beauty

October 7, 2019

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.

Monoreel Radio Episode #57 - Halloweentown

Monoreel Radio Episode #57 - Halloweentown

October 1, 2019

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.

Monoreel Radio Episode #56 - Remember The Titans

Monoreel Radio Episode #56 - Remember The Titans

September 24, 2019

Are you ready for some football?

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.

Monoreel Radio Episode #55 - High School Musical 3

Monoreel Radio Episode #55 - High School Musical 3

September 17, 2019

Are we still all in this together? If so, for how long?

This week, we wrap up our review of the powerhouse trilogy with our discussion of "High School Musical 3". How does it stack up against the other two films? Does the film offer closure? Are we left with more questions than we had before? We also discuss a big change coming to Disney Movie Rewards, this week on Monoreel Radio.