Like many people, I saw Frozen when it came out in theaters, and for the most part, I enjoyed it. But I also thought the film was very flawed, and the music especially left something to be desired.
After listening to the soundtrack and thinking about it further, I realized what my primary issue was – the music in the film all seems to be aping other songs from previous Disney films. Sometimes it’s a song with the same vibe, or that serves the same function in their respective film, but they all seem to be styled after a better song from the Disney soundtrack pantheon.
Continue reading Disney’s “Frozen” Soundtrack, and the Disney Songs It Ripped Off
While every other site offers you reviews of the most current movies in theaters, someone needs to step in to review the movies that came out 10+ years ago. So hop on into Doc Brown’s Delorean with me, and let’s see what cinema has already offered…
A few weeks ago, Pixar announced plans for The Incredibles 2, with writer/director Brad Bird back at the helm. I have been uncharacteristically silent on this subject, as I’ve really just been waiting for the penny to drop, and Disney to reveal that this was just an April Fool’s Day prank that some intern accidentally pulled the trigger on 13 days early. But all evidence so far seems to suggest that we are, at long last, getting a sequel to one of the best superhero movies ever.
With that in mind, let’s take a look back at the original, 2004’s The Incredibles.
Continue reading Retro Reviews: The Incredibles