“The Lion King” (2019) is a bland, uninspired waste of time

The 2019 rendition of “The Lion King” was directed by Jon Favreau and stars Donald Glover, Beyoncé, John Oliver, James Earl Jones, Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner. The film is a CGI remake of the 1994 original, which is about a young lion named Simba who must learn how to become the next king under … More “The Lion King” (2019) is a bland, uninspired waste of time

“Toy Story 4” keeps one of film’s greatest franchises at the top

“Toy Story 4” was directed by Josh Cooley and stars Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Christina Hendricks and Keanu Reeves. The film is about a new toy named “Forky” that is created by Bonnie, who creates trouble for the rest of the gang when he has no interest in staying with them, … More “Toy Story 4” keeps one of film’s greatest franchises at the top

“The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” Falls Well Short of Predecessor

“The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” was directed by Mike Mitchell and stars Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett and Tiffany Haddish. The film is the sequel to 2014’s “The LEGO Movie” and is the fourth LEGO film to date, and is about a mysterious group that takes all of Emmet’s friends, forcing him … More “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” Falls Well Short of Predecessor

“Christopher Robin” Hits the Feels, but Can’t Quite Nail the Finish

“Christopher Robin” was directed by Marc Forster and stars Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael and Jim Cummings. The film is about an older Christopher Robin who now has a wife and child to look after, and must do so by working extended hours for a job he doesn’t enjoy, until he is visited by … More “Christopher Robin” Hits the Feels, but Can’t Quite Nail the Finish

“Incredibles 2” is Tons of Fun, But Can’t Match the Heights of the Original

“Incredibles 2” was written and directed by Brad Bird and stars Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner and Bob Odenkirk. The film takes place immediately following the events of 2004’s “The Incredibles,” and is about a man looking to bring supers back by using Elastigirl as the main hero, all while Mr. … More “Incredibles 2” is Tons of Fun, But Can’t Match the Heights of the Original

Podcast: Low Production Value Episode 5 – Pixar Pandemonium (Part 1)

Zach, Jacob, Jake and myself, along with special guest Ashley Nelson, being our maiden voyage. In honor of March Madness, we attempt to pick the best Pixar movie using a bracket of all 19 of their films. This podcast goes through the play-ins and the Round of 16, stay tuned for next week to see … More Podcast: Low Production Value Episode 5 – Pixar Pandemonium (Part 1)

“A Wrinkle in Time” is Ambitious, but a Complete Mess

An earlier version of this review was posted on The Lantern, check that out here “A Wrinkle in Time” was directed by Ava DuVernay and stars Storm Reid, Levi Miller and Deric McCabe. The film is based on the novel by Madeleine L’Engle and is about, to the best of my ability, a girl and her … More “A Wrinkle in Time” is Ambitious, but a Complete Mess