Disenchanted

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{3.5/5} “I love festivals, we have them all the time where I come from. They were usually interrupted by evil forces of some kind, but when they weren’t they really brought people together.” Disenchanted, released in 2022 Giselle and Robert decide to move to Monroeville, but teenaged Morgan isn’t happy about it. Morgan doesn’t have […]

Encanto

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{5/5} “Maybe your gift is being in denial.” Encanto, released in 2021 Everyone in Mirabel’s family has a magic gift, except for her. Fifty years ago a candle produced a miracle — a town for refugees to live in. And the Madrigal family has been helping the town with their miracles ever since. Now it’s […]

Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas

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{5/5} “‘I heard this one woman singing ‘Umbrella’ cause she thought it might rain outside, so you know what I did?’ ‘Gave her an umbrella.’” Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas. released in 2021 Zoey is facing her first Christmas without her dad. Her family has decided to split up and go their own way, and she told […]

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (season 2)

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{5/5} “I feel like you know everything about me, Zoey. And there’s a piece of you that I can’t know. Or that you won’t let me know.” Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist season 2, aired in 2021 Zoey has been mostly keeping to her room for weeks since her father died. On her first day back to […]

Enchanted

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{5/5} “‘You need me to call somebody for you?’ ‘Well, I don’t think they’d hear you from here.’” Enchanted, released in 2007 The Queen doesn’t want her stepson Edward to get married because then that princess will usurp her. When Edward meets Giselle he immediately wants to marry her, but the Queen sends her somewhere […]

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (season 1)

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{5/5} “I don’t think we’re really joie de vivre people.” Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist season 1, aired in 2020 When Zoey is having an MRI while listening to music during an earthquake she gains a special power — she hears and sees people singing songs about their feelings. She tries to user her power to help […]

Mary Poppins Returns

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{4.5/5} “We’re on the brink of an adventure, children. Don’t spoil it with too many questions.” Mary Poppins Returns, released in 2018 Michael Banks is behind on his loan payments since his wife died, and the bank is going to foreclose if he doesn’t come up with entire loan amount. He and his sister Jane […]

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

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{4.5/5} “I just want to be upfront and say that I visually enjoy you.” Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, released in 2018 Sophie has fixed up the hotel in Greece that her mother fell in love with. She’s throwing a big party to open it. Her mom has passed away but everyone else will […]

La La Land

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{5/5} “No, Jamal. You be trippin’.” La La Land, released in 2016 Mia is trying to become an actress but so far her auditions aren’t going very well. Sebastian is a jazz pianist who keeps playing things his boss doesn’t want to hear and getting fired. Mia hears Sebastian play and thinks it’s amazing but […]

The Lorax

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{4.5/5} “You do know that you are talking in rhyme, don’t you?” The Lorax, released in 2012 The Once-ler cut down a tree to make a thneed. People loved the thneed and they wanted more. The Lorax spoke for the trees — after speaking with him, the Once-ler promised he wouldn’t cut down any more […]