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Tag: Walt Disney

Pete’s Dragon (2016) (film review by Frank Ochieng)

August 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Pete’s Dragon (2016) (film review by Frank Ochieng)

The infectiously whimsy and adventurous ‘Pete’s Dragon’ undergoes a polished millennial-style rebirth for today’s kiddies not fortunate enough to be alive when the 1977 live-action animated musical blueprint made its charming, impressionable impact for youngsters of all ages back in the day. The festive and frolicking Disney flourishes are applied to co-writer/director David Lowery’s re-imagination of […]

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Maleficent (film review by Frank Ochieng).

June 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Maleficent (film review by Frank Ochieng).

Throughout the years Walt Disney’s classic fairy tale ‘Sleeping Beauty’ has garnered much consideration in its countless variations of big screen storytelling over the generations since its 1959 debut as an animated film. In the lavish family-friendly fable ‘Maleficent’, audiences are treated to a different spin on the dream-like Disney diva and her bedtime innocence, the showcasing of ‘Sleeping […]

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Tron Uprising by Joseph Trapanese (soundtrack review)

January 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Tron Uprising by Joseph Trapanese (soundtrack review)

Cartoons have come a long way since I was a lad. Gone are the paper-thin plots, average animation and soundtracks that could have been Casio keyboard demos and replaced with thoughtful storylines, animation work that will knock your socks off and soundtracks that are so good they deserve their own album. ‘Tron Uprising’, a cartoon […]

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