Joel does Frozen

Frozen“Oh, look at that.  I’ve been impaled.”

The Scoop:  2013, rated PG, Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, starring the voices of Kristin Bell as Anna, Idina Menzel as Elsa, Jonathan Groff as Kristoff, Josh Gad as Olaf

Tagline:  From the creators of “Tangled” and “Wreck-It Ralph”

Summary Capsule:  Princess Elsa leaves her homeland in a deep freeze and her sister Anna will do whatever it takes to save it! Continue reading

Justin does The NeverEnding Story III [Before They Were Famous Week]

ne1“It’s not a dragon.  It’s an overgrown pink poodle.”

The Scoop: 1994 G, directed by Peter MacDonald and starring Jason James Richter, Melody Kay, and Jack Black

Tagline: It’s a brand new beginning in the adventure that never ends

Summary Capsule: Bastian accidentally brings Fantasia creatures into our world and faces the wrath… of JACK BLACK!

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Muppets From Space

Muppets_from_space_poster“But this is a Muppet movie. It’s much more realistic and romantic, okay?”

The Scoop: 1999 G, directed by Tim Hill and starring Kermit, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, and Sock Puppets

Tagline: Space – It’s not as deep as you think.

Summary Capsule” You see, I was contacted through my breakfast cereal and later it was confirmed to me by the cosmic fish that I am definitely from outer space.

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Deneb does Super Mario Brothers

smb“I’m gettin’ arrested for bein’ a plumber!”

The Scoop: 1993 PG, directed by Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton and starring Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Samantha Mathis, Fisher Stevens, Richard Edson, and Fiona Shaw.

Tagline: This Ain’t No Game.

Summary Capsule: Two plumbers from Brooklyn VS dinosaurs from another universe. Something like that, anyway. Continue reading

Deneb does The Adventures of Mark Twain

adventures_of_mark_twain__the_front_large“It’s just like piloting a river; you get to know the shape of it. Like following a hall at home in the dark, and even if you feel some fear, you know that no harm can come to you, for you’ve traveled that hallway a hundred times with nothin’ but bare feet and faith.”

The Scoop: 1985 G, directed by Will Vinton and starring James Whitmore, Chris Ritchie, Gary Krug, Michele Mariana, John Morrison and Carol Edelman.

Tagline: Where dreams become reality.

Summary Capsule: Mark Twain seeks Halley’s Comet on an airship, accompanied by some of his own characters. Things get strange. Continue reading

Deneb does Yellow Submarine

submarine“Are you, uh, Blueish? You don’t look Blueish…”

The Scoop: 1968 G, directed by George Dunning and starring the Beatles, Paul Angelis, John Clive, Dick Emery, Geoffrey Hughes, Lance Percival and Peter Batten.

Tagline: It’s all in the mind, y’know.

Summary Capsule: Beatles + animation + goodness only knows what else = weird, wild wonderfulness. Groovy, baby. Continue reading