Fantasia (1940): My Film Experience 3.5/4

Rather than criticize things I watch and read, I want to reflect and write about my overall experiences with them using a system I’ve adopted over the years. The questions I usually ask myself are these: What did I learn? How did I feel? How did it enlighten my mind? If you are interested inContinue reading “Fantasia (1940): My Film Experience 3.5/4”

Snow-white and the Seven Dwarfs Review: Is Snow white really Disney’s weakest princess?

For those interested, I rated this movie based on different levels personal experience. It is based on a system I learned in college. If you are interested in learning more, check out my post! (Click HERE) Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (1937) was Walt Disney’s first-ever full-length animated film and it skyrocketed Walt Disney Studio’sContinue reading “Snow-white and the Seven Dwarfs Review: Is Snow white really Disney’s weakest princess?”

First Impression, Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse (2018)

This will be one of the shortest reviews I ever do ( and the most in-eloquent) but. . . gosh I just had to get my thoughts out! This movie was absolutely incredible! The animation just took my breath away, the characters held me throughout the whole of the movie, and the music made meContinue reading “First Impression, Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse (2018)”

Thoughts on Human Experience: Revisiting Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Wind Rises”

Who has seen the wind? Neither I nor you: But when the leaves hang trembling, the wind is passing through.- Christina Rossetti, 1830 – 1894 Yesterday, my friend Erica and I watched Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises (2013). For the last five years, it has remained one of my favorites and each time I seeContinue reading “Thoughts on Human Experience: Revisiting Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Wind Rises””

The Breadwinner (2017), Gratitude For Where I Live

Unlike other reviews on this list, I won’t be scoring anything from this film. It doesn’t feel right to judge its content. Critiquing this film would undermine the intended message and purpose of this phenomenal story. Based on the acclaimed novel otherwise known as Parvana written by Deborah Ellis, The Breadwinner (2017) is the third animated film created by Cartoon Saloon.Continue reading “The Breadwinner (2017), Gratitude For Where I Live”