I’m really making some progress here with these reviews.
I enjoyed this movie, mostly because of its cuteness. All those puppies! I remember I asked for this movie on VCR when I was about 10 and it must’ve been my favourite present that year, although I didn’t watch it that frequently after that. I think I wasn’t as drawn in as other movies because there isn’t a strong soundtrack, but I do enjoy the characters. I liked in the beginning scene when Pongo is browsing for a mate for Roger and all of the women and their dog look alike. And also how the animals refer to their owners as “pets”. Classic.
The sketching style of the movie is well done and I was reading today that the dogs’ spots are done by Xeroxing so that was interesting. I also read that after the flop of “Sleeping Beauty” this movie was on a tight budget and it revived Disney’s animation department after its release. I definitely think this had a far stronger storyline and enjoyment factor than “Sleeping Beauty”.
And OMG! Is Cruella de Vill the evilest Disney villain or what?! Imagine skinning puppies to make a coat! What a bitch!
I’m going to give “101 Dalmatians” 3 out of 5 Mickey Ears.
This was the first time I’d seen “Sleeping Beauty” and ironically, I ended up falling asleep towards the end. I wasn’t overly impressed with this movie. I thought Maleficent’s reaction to not being invited to a party was a bit unjustified. There was really only one strong song in the movie, which was the duet between Aurora and Phillip. It was catchy but not as impressive as soundtracks for other Disney movies.
The fairies were cute and more or less entertaining.
I just dunno, it wasn’t a standout for me. I give it 2 out of 5 Mickey Ears.
OMG. Is this movie amazing or what? I’d seen heaps of stuff online about “Frozen” but hadn’t really thought much about watching it. My friend then recommended I see it and I’m so glad I took the time to watch it. I loved it! Especially the soundtrack. I thought “Let it go” was so empowering and positive. And I love “Do you want to build a snowman?” and how it showed the progression of time.
Obviously, being one of the newest releases by Disney, the graphics were excellent and I was particularly impressed with how real the ice looked in the opening scene.
The story was impressive too, because it wasn’t the standard Disney princess finding Prince Charming. It was about a bond between sisters. And also about finding out who you are, which was also a theme in “The Lion King”. Apparently “Frozen” is the highest grossing Disney movie of all time! I can understand why.
No surprises, based on my raving review, “Frozen” gets 5 out of 5 Mickey Ears.