Posts Tagged ‘disney’

Ben Kingsley (Georges Méliès), Sacha Baron Cohen (Station Inspector), Asa Butterfield (Hugo Cabret), Chloë Grace Moretz (Isabelle), Ray Winstone (Uncle Claude), Emily Mortimer (Lisette), Jude Law (Hugo’s Father). Screenplay by John Logan. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Rating: U. Running time: 127 minutes. It’s impossible to avoid this, so let’s get it done first and foremost and quickly: just what has happened here? […]


[Voices] Phil Harris (Baloo), Bruce Reitherman (Mowgli), Sebastian Cabot (Bagheera). Screenplay by Larry Clemons et al. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman. Rating: U. Running time: 78 minutes. So, like Guinness, some childhood favourites just don’t travel well. This is a real tragedy. My parents have often teased me about my daily viewings of The Jungle Book as […]


[Voices] Edward Asner (Carl Fredricksen), Christopher Plummer (Charles Muntz), Jordan Nagai (Russell). Screenplay by Bob Peterson and Pete Docter. Directed by Bob Peterson Pete Docter. Rating: PG. Running time: 96 minutes. I’ve got to be careful here. 98% on RottenTomatoes – 100% counting solely the Cream of the Crop – is no mean feat. Up is […]


[Voices] Dickie Jones (Pinocchio), Cliff Edwards (Jiminy Cricket), Christian Rub (Geppetto). Screenplay by Ted Sears et al. Directed by Hamilton Luske and Ben Sharpsteen. Rating: U. Running time: 88 minutes. Pinocchio must be what a partnership between Miyazaki and Kurosawa would look like, even if it precedes the careers of both of those maestro Asian […]


[Voices] Ben Burtt (WALL·E), Elissa Knight (EVE). Screenplay by Jim Reardon and Andrew Stanton. Directed by Andrew Stanton. Rating: U. Running time:  98 minutes. Talk about ambition. This is quite a remarkable effort from Pixar. WALL·E is not packed with delightful character after character like most of the production company’s animated gems, instead opting for just […]


[Voices] John Goodman (Sulley), Billy Crystal (Mike Wazowski), Mary Gibbs (Boo), Steve Buscemi (Randall). Screenplay by Andrew Stanton and Daniel Gerson. Directed by Pete Docter. Rating: U. Running time: 87 minutes. If I ever have kids, the only thing they’re definitely getting for Christmas each year is a Pixar movie, and, as Quentin Tarantino would […]