Aladdin (2019)

Director: Guy Ritchie Actors: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott Award Corner: ☆☆☆☆☆ – A First, let me point a small, tiny detail you may or may not know about me. I am a Disneyphile. A complete 100%, spreadsheet creating, Disney World addict. And Aladdin holds a very special place in my heart. Always has,…

Captain Marvel (2019)

Director: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Actors: Brie Larson, Jude Law, Samuel L. Jackson, Annette Benning Award Corner: ☆☆☆☆☆ – A I literally just came from the theater. Usually I wait a bit to let all the implications of the movie sink in. Sometimes I see it more than once to make sure I understand what’s…

How to Train Your Dragon (2019)

~-~-~-~-~-~ We interrupt this blog for an irregularly scheduled broadcast: I went back and looked at my original intention for this blog from several years ago and spied the line about not having a “convoluted rating system.” While I’m not abandoning the idea of having a rating system, I’m paring it down. Therefore, from now…

Black Panther (2017)

Plot:       ☆☆☆☆☆ Acting:   ☆☆☆☆☆ Visuals:  ☆☆☆☆☆ Music:    ☆☆☆ Overall: 18/20  – A Director: Ryan Coogler Actors: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira This is one of, if not my absolute favorite origin story to date that MCU has created. It is vibrant, exciting, and amazing in just about every aspect. While unfortunately,…