“Life is a Highway. I want to ride it all night long.” That’s the refrain that brings Pixar’s love letter to middle America to life in “Cars.” Owen Wilson stars as Lightning McQueen, a hot shot young car trying to win the Piston Cup. But, on his travel to the playoff race in California, he […]

A new generation of Star Wars fans is introduced to the saga as Disney unveils its first film since buying the series. “The Force Awakens” brings back fan favorites Han Solo, Chewbacca, Leia Organa and C-3PO to interact with a new trio of heroes and a new villain taking his lead from the ways of […]

George Lucas wraps up the greatest trilogy in cinematic history with “Return of the Jedi.” It’s far from a perfect movie, but Lucas delivers a solid outing that puts a nice bow on the series. For years, the original trilogy was the only set of movies Star Wars fans could see. Yes, there’s the long […]

The cast and crew are back for the long awaited sequel to the original “Star Wars” film and with it, deliver one of the most shocking plot twists in movie history. There’s no such thing as a perfect sequel, but “The Empire Strikes Back” comes as close as any other film has in history. Three […]

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” Those words are the opening salvo bringing the greatest trilogy in cinematic history to the silver screen. The film that was being described as ridiculous by its stars turned little known filmmaker George Lucas into a bona fide star director. It’s impossible for me to […]

Disney slightly deviates from the main Skywalker line to tell us how the Rebel Alliance was able to acquire the plans to the Death Star in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” We get to see how Disney handles having a mostly blank slate to work with. The only part of this movie that had […]

The “Star Wars” prequel trilogy wraps up with “Revenge of the Sith” and does something completely unexpected following the first two rocky outings, it sticks the landing, mostly. If the first two films in the prequel trilogy matched the quality of this film, the prequels would be remembered more fondly. Anakin Skywalker’s journey from precocious […]

This month’s movie choice was made by our Disney Plus Facebook Group and is Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger.  Roger and James have rewatched the movie and share their thoughts on this classic. You can watch the video above: Or you can listen to an audio version below: You can subscribe to our podcasts […]

George Lucas is back with the second installment of his prequel trilogy and it’s not getting any better than the first. “Attack of the Clones” is set 10 years after “Phantom Menace” and brings back mostly the same cast, with the notable exception of Hayden Christiansen replacing Jake Lloyd as Anakin Skywalker. When the film […]

George Lucas unveils the first of his prequel trilogy in “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” and begins telling the viewers how Anakin Skywalker became Darth Vader. This was one of the most anticipated movies of all time when it hit theaters in 1999. And, while it lived up to the hype in some ways, it […]

On this Easter Sunday, we’re going to take a look back at the only film on Disney+ to specifically deal with Easter, “Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo.” This “Winnie the Pooh” takes a look at Roo’s excitement for Easter and Rabbit’s insistence that Easter Sunday is “Spring Kleening Day.” In just under an hour […]

Disney takes the formula that makes its Renaissance movies so popular and shows us a whole new world. In 1992, the Walt Disney Animation Studios adapted the tale of Aladdin and turned it into one of its most loved hits. The likable protagonist, the smooth and intelligent villain, the understandable plight of the princess and […]

“Under the Sea!” That’s where Disney took us in 1989 and kicked off the Disney Renaissance with “The Little Mermaid.” The story based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale tells the story of Ariel, the princess of the sea and her dream of being where the people are. After trading her voice for a pair of […]

It’s the short film that revolutionized animation. Steamboat Willie is an animated short released in 1928 by the Walt Disney company. Mickey Mouse stars as the titular Steamboat Willie. We don’t hear Mickey’s iconic voice in this short. But, the sounds synchronized with the actions in the short was an amazing achievement for the 1920s. […]

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, so we’re taking a closer look at the Disney Channel Original Movie, “The Luck of the Irish.” It is the 27th Disney Channel Original Movie released in March 2001. The film follows Kyle Johnson, a junior high school student who is extremely lucky. He leads his basketball team to success with […]