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Zootopia is Cute as a Bunny, Sly as a Fox


The latest Disney heroine is not a princess.

She’s one of over 250 children, hailing from a humble farming community.

Like other Disney ladies, she has big dreams and big determination. Like most Disney ladies, she has outlandish amounts of hair.

Her name is Judy Hopps. She is a bunny. She is […]

Big Hero 6 is a Smart, Sweet Family Must-See


Prepare to fall deeply in love with a balloon. You’ll want to pounce, hug, bounce, and give many, many fist bumps to Baymax (voiced by Scott Adsit). He’s the heavily-featured robot in commercials and trailers for Big Hero 6, which opens everywhere tomorrow. But saying Baymax is the main character is saying that Olaf is […]

“Planes: Fire and Rescue” Saves the Day


About a year ago, I wrote a review for Disney’s Planes. I wasn’t terribly enthusiastic about it and neither were my kids. The story was stale, but the animation was superb, especially in 3D. I wasn’t alone feeling this way. Despite poor reviews of the first Planes movie, Disney charged ahead with the second, which […]