Favorite films

  • RoboCop
  • A Serious Man
  • Predator
  • The Mask of Zorro

Recent activity

  • Aladdin


  • Beauty and the Beast


  • The Rescuers Down Under


  • The Prince and the Pauper


Recent reviews

  • Aladdin



    Possibly the one I watched the most on VHS. It's funny that for all of Robin Williams' constant begging for the audience's attention (and he is funny, not slagging him off here), it's actually Jafar who made me laugh most consistently here.

    Jafar and Iago are a classic "two guys who fuckin hate each other but for some reason have to hang out" duo and oh my god that kills me so bad; Jafar as the Guy Who Woulda Been…

  • Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast


    Disney's Empire Strikes Back - the one where they perfected the formula set up by Little Mermaid and does a little bit of subversion with Belle engaging some minor feminism, which I suppose is a pretty big deal for a Disney protagonist.

    This is, of course a film by Ashman/Menken/CAPS; the animators are fully comfortable with the digital inking and coloring process by this time, and the songs are all bangers - structured with ruthless screenplay class efficiency.

    One thing…

Popular reviews

  • Brother Bear 2

    Brother Bear 2

    I was kinda worried at the end of the first one whether or not Kenai would get laid as a bear but luckily Disney had my back on this.

  • Dune



    My favorite version of Dune so far? Yes, this includes the novel.

    Any adaptation of Herbert's text would necessarily add some humanity to the humans, and while I would have gone even further, I understand Villeneuve and Co wanted to keep a layer of alienness.

    The Harkonnen sure ain't funny in this version! There's some body horror stuff with them and the Sardaukar which really stretches the PG13.

    The expansion of two characters' roles make the tragic turn in the…