Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "Disney animation"

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The Aristocats ***½ (1970, voices of Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Maurice Chevalier, Sterling Holloway) – Classic Movie Review 5175

Producer-director Wolfgang Reitherman’s 1970 animated feature tells screen-writer Larry Clemmons’s story of an aristocratic cat and her three kittens, who are kidnapped and abandoned in the country by a mean butler who is afraid that they […]

Mar, 18

The Sword in the Stone *** (1963, Rickie Sorensen, Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson ) – Classic Movie Review 3713

Director Wolfgang Reitherman’s 1963 animation is a ‘whiz-bang wizard of whimsy’, or to put it another, more comprehensible way, it is Walt Disney’s generally appealing and delightful – and sometimes even magical – cartoon version […]

May, 16

The Black Cauldron *** (1985, voices of Grant Bardsley, Freddie Jones, Susan Sheridan) – Classic Movie Review 3710

Directors Ted Berman and Richard Rich’s intriguing and underrated 1985 Walt Disney sword and sorcery animated feature tells the story of the young farm lad Taran in the land of Prydain in the Middle Ages […]

May, 15

Tarzan **** (1999, voices of Tony Goldwyn, Alex D Linz, Minnie Driver, Glenn Close, Rosie O’Donnell) – Classic Movie Review 2669

Directed by Chris Buck and Kevin Lima, the 1999 Tarzan is Walt Disney’s last box office triumph of its renaissance period before its decline in the early 2000s. Phil Collins won an Oscar and a Golden Globe […]

Jul, 05

The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride *** (1998, voices Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane) – Classic Movie Review 1621

Directors Darrell Rooney and Rob LaDuca’s seamless 1998 first sequel to the 1994 Walt Disney cartoon favourite is very welcome and entertaining if inevitably several notches down from the brilliance of the original. It helps a […]

Sep, 02

Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy ** (2014, voices of Mae Whitman, Christina Hendricks, Tom Hiddleston) – Movie Review

Christina Hendricks provides the voice of naughty, misunderstood dust-keeper fairy Zarina, who steals Pixie Hollow’s vital Blue Pixie Dust and flies away to join forces with Captain James Hook (Tom Hiddleston) and the pirates of Skull […]

Feb, 12

Frozen **** (2013, voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad) – Movie Review

Another year, another Walt Disney animation. After Wreck-It Ralph, they go back to basics with an old-fashioned fairy tale, a princess, a wicked queen, happy comedy relief, a quest, a threat, some danger, a warm-hearted message, […]

Dec, 06


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