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“Frozen II” (2019): Letting Conflict Go

★ There are a total of eight songs in the narration of Frozen II. Exactly one of them actually tells a story. That’s the pithy version of why it pales in comparison to the first. Think about how many songs in the original Frozen told the story. “Do You Want to Build a Snowman,” “Love […]

The Case Against J.J. Abrams Directing Episode VII

I’ve been a Star Wars fan for all my life. Like everyone else, I’ve seen my favorite franchise suffer from one self-inflicted injury after another at the hands of an obsessive compulsive deranged billionaire. From the moment Greedo fired the first shot to videogame cancers like The Force Unleashed, it felt like marveling at a […]

The Greatest #3: A Loving Tribute to Toy Story

For your reference, here’s a list of my favorite trilogies. 1. The Lord of the Rings 2. Star Wars (Original) 3. Toy Story 4. Indiana Jones 5. Back to the Future 6. The Godfather 7. The Dark Knight 8. Daniel Craig’s James Bond 9. Alien 10. Evil Dead The third film in a series, particularly […]