The son of Zeus is turned into a human and must find a way to be a hero so that he can once again become immortal and return home to Mount Olympus in “Hercules.” Hercules is raised by a couple in ancient Greece, finds Philoctetes to learn how to be a hero, fights Hades and […]

We’re back with another Disney+ battle. This week, it’s a very fast-paced film from Disney’s Experimental Age of Animation taking on the only Marvel movie released by the Walt Disney Animation Studios. We are comparing “Meet the Robinsons” and “Big Hero 6.” Let’s take a look and see which one is “better.” 1. PROTAGONIST The […]

A brand new Disney+ Original Series makes its debut, the latest series from Marvel heads to Pakistan, and some ESPN documentary series look at an important law in American history and an athlete who was on top of the world before it all came crashing down. Let’s take a look at what to watch on […]

We are back with another Disney+ battle. This week we will be comparing two popular films from Disney’s Post-Renaissance Era of Animation. It’s sometimes called the Experimental Age, because of Disney moved away from the tried and true formula of the Renaissance and “experimented” more in their films. It’s also been called the Dark Age, […]

Predators and prey live in harmony, but don’t and someone is trying to drive the wedge between them even further in the 2016 Walt Disney Animation Studios film, “Zootopia.” In the outskirts of the world, prey tends to fear predators, but in Zootopia they are treated somewhat similarly. But when several predators start going “savage,” […]

In the 1950s, the Walt Disney Animation Studios returned to feature length narratives for its animated movies after producing packages films during much of the 1940s. There were some bona fide hits, some box office duds that found success later and some wild experimentation in storytelling. The studio released 5 animated films between 1950 and […]

It’s time for another Disney+ battle. In this article, I will be comparing and contrasting two popular films from the Disney Renaissance. Both give family friendly takes on other cultures. One focuses on Greece while the other focuses on France. And neither of them really convey those cultures properly. But, we aren’t here to judge […]

“It’s the circle of life and it moves of all,” as Disney takes on the story of Hamlet while also teaching about wilds of Africa in what may be the pinnacle of Disney animation “The Lion King.” Simba is a lion cub who will one day be kind of the Pride Lands. But when his […]

It’s time, once again, for a Disney+ battle. This week, I will be comparing and contrasting two popular films from the Disney Renaissance. Let’s see which film is better between “The Little Mermaid” and “Pocahontas.” 1. PROTAGONIST The main character of “The Little Mermaid” is Ariel, a 16-year-old mermaid, who has fallen in love with […]

We are back with another Disney+ battle. This week appears to be a lopsided battle. We are comparing one of the most iconic films from the Disney Renaissance and one of the lesser known films from Disney’s Experimental Age of Animation. Let’s see who wins between “Beauty and the Beast” and “Home on the Range.” […]

It’s the tale as old as time. A young girl in France trades places with her father to become the prisoner of a fearsome beast in the 1991 Walt Disney Animation Studios classic, “Beauty and the Beast.” Along the way, the beauty falls in love with the beast, protects him and all of the inhabitants […]

A mother duck’s eggs are ready to hatch, but while she has several little ducklings, there is one that doesn’t look quite right in the 1939 Walt Disney Animation Studios short, “The Ugly Duckling.” The young chick doesn’t look like the other ducks and doesn’t sound like the other ducks so he’s feeling left out. […]

Donald Duck is a sea captain looking to whip his nephews; Huey, Dewey and Louie into shape in the 1939 short, “Sea Scouts.” The trio get thrown into life preservers when the anchor gets stuck, Donald gets hit by the mast, and Donald has to flee a shark. In the end, the hat Donald has […]

In 1937, the Walt Disney Animation Studios released its first full-length animated feature, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” The studio continues releasing new films having now reached 60 theatrical releases. They have covered princesses, classical music, fairy tales, literary classics and even video game characters. For this list, I’m going to rank the fully […]

We’re back for another Disney+ battle, and this week, there is a wide disparity between the two films. One is the final film of Disney’s Bronze Age of Animation. It served as a way to tell a classic literary tale while using dogs and cats. The other is a popular Pixar film that teaches about […]