The Bookshop

Posted on June 28th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “In the case of biographies, it’s better, I find, if they’re about good people, whereas novels are much more interesting if they are about nasty people.” The Bookshop, released in 2017 Florence decides to open a bookshop. She’s startled to run into opposition from people who think they know better than her. She’s also […]

Star Trek: The Animated Series

Posted on June 27th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Star Trek: The Animated Series season 1 & 2, aired in 1973-4 I don’t usually review shows that I don’t watch all of but since I’m doing a big Star Trek rewatch I’ll mention this one. There are 22 episodes and they are half an hour each. The Original Series cast reprise their roles voicing […]

Welcome to Happiness

Posted on June 26th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “It’s just a bout of anticipatory nostalgia.” Welcome to Happiness, released in 2015 Woody is a children’s book author who has an apartment with an unusual feature. There’s a portal in the closet. When people show up unexpectedly to his place he asks them a few questions, and if they answer correctly he shows […]

Monsters

Posted on June 25th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4/5} “Do you know how much money your father’s company pays for a picture of a child killed by a creature? $50 000. Do you know how much money I get paid for a picture of a happy child? Nothing.” Monsters, released in 2010 The US and Mexico have been battling against aliens for years […]

New York 2140

Posted on June 24th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “Sun blazed off canals and made the rank-and-file forest of buildings look like rows of standing stones in some half-sunk Avalon. Black pillars drowned to the knees; it was a surreal sight, there was no coming to terms with it, it never ceased to look bizarre, even though she had lived in it all […]

Pixar movies

Posted on June 24th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Toy Story movies Toy Story 1995 -> 5/5 Toy Story 2 1999 -> 5/5 Toy Story 3 2010 -> 4.5/5 Toy Story 4 2019 -> 5/5 Monsters, Inc. movies Monsters, Inc. 2001 -> 5/5 Monsters University 2013 -> 4.5/5 Finding Nemo movies Finding Nemo 2003 -> 4.5/5 Finding Dory […]

Toy Story 4

Posted on June 23rd, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “To infinity and beyond.” Toy Story 4, released in 2019 Bonnie makes herself a new toy at kindergarten named Forky. Forky is mostly a spork so he has some trouble understanding he’s a toy. When Bonnie’s family goes on vacation, Woody reunites with Bo Peep at an antique store. He also meets Gabby Gabby, […]

Toy Story 3

Posted on June 23rd, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Are you classically trained?” Toy Story 3, released in 2010 Andy is 17, and doesn’t play with his toys any more. He’s going off to college so his mom says he has to do something with them. Andy decides to put them in the attic, but through a series of misadventures they end up […]

Toy Story 2

Posted on June 22nd, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “But I don’t want to use my head!” Toy Story 2, released in 1999 Woody’s arm gets accidentally ripped, and then Andy doesn’t want to play with him — and doesn’t take him to cowboy camp. Then one of the toys’ worst fears comes — a yard sale. Woody goes out with the dog […]

Toy Story

Posted on June 22nd, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “I don’t believe that man’s ever been to medical school.” Toy Story, released in 1995 Woody is a toy who belongs to Andy. When no humans are around, he comes alive along with his fellow toys. On Andy’s birthday he gets a Buzz Lightyear. This makes Woody concerned that Andy will play with his […]