Louise does Beauty and the Beast

Beautybeastposter“Who said anything about the castle being enchanted?”

The Scoop: 1991 U, directed by Kirk Wise and Gary Trousdale, starring Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson and Angela Lansbury.

Tagline: The Most Beautiful Love Story Ever Told

Summary Capsule: A real fairy tale – kind-hearted lady tames a grumpy disguised prince. Continue reading


Justin does The LEGO Movie

 lego1“I’m here to see… your butt! “

The Scoop: 2014 PG, directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, and starring Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, and Will Arnett

Tagline:  The story of a nobody who saved everybody

Summary Capsule: It’s conformity versus individual creativity in this tale of a LEGO world torn asunder.  Also, there’s Batman.

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Yeti does Brother Bear

bb“You left too soon, Sitka. Your brothers need your guidance.” 

The Scoop: 2003 G, directed by Aaron Blaise and Robert Walker and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Suarez, and Rick Moranis

Tagline: The story of a boy who became a man by becoming a bear.

Summary Capsule: Little brother is out for revenge after losing big brother. Little brother becomes a big brother…and a bear.

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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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