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Anything Nice to Say: The Good Dinosaur

After years of success, Pixar couldn’t loose. Success spawned success. Inside Out was the seventh highest grossing film of 2015. But, in that same year, Pixar faced a what-if question they’d never tackled before: what if one of their films lost money? We try to find anything nice to say about Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur.

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Anything Nice to Say: Alice in Wonderland

Often considered part of Disney’s attempts to make live action films out of their animated classics, Alice in Wonderland was handed over to Tim Burton for his interpretation. Travel down the rabbit hole with us as we try to find anything nice to say about Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland.

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Anything Nice to Say: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Nicholas Cage stars as a centuries old sorcerer trying to wipe out the last of Morgan le Fey’s followers in an action comedy that’s loosely based on an animated short from the Fantasia anthology. None of that belongs in the same sentence together. But, if you’ve got some time, it’s a fun movie. We didn’t […]

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Anything Nice to Say: John Carter

The works of Edgar Rice Burroughs, author of Tarzan, has seen a number of adaptations over the years, but it seems like none so maligned as John Carter. Estimated losses on the movie was $200 million, making it one of the biggest flops of all time. But, just because it was a flop was it […]

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Hauntings of Disney Past

I had a conversation with my cat the other day. It went something like this. “Me-rroorow.” “WHAAT? After all you’ve put me through, you expect me to help you just like that? JUST LIKE THAT?” “Meow.” “Fine.” For those of you paying attention, yes. I do have a conversational cat. If you ever get a […]

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Frozen: On Villains, True Love, and the Friendzone [Spoilers]

Before you think I’m fast and loose about handing out movie recommendations, I only write about movies that I like. I subscribe to the “if you don’t have anything nice to say” doctrine because why waste time on things I don’t like? That being said, the obvious direction of this post is this: go see […]

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