Home » Archive by category Animated (Page 2)

Jingle Bells [movie]

Jingle Bells, with the voice talents of Don Knotts, Jason Alexander, Shelly Long
Editorial Review of Jingle Bells starring Jason Alexander, Don Knotts, Shelly Long courtesy of Amazon.com Sacrificial giving–reminiscent of O. Henry’s timeless “Gift of the Magi”–is the theme of this lighthearted Christmas gem ideally suited to young audiences. Jason Alexander (of Seinfeld fame) lends his ever-mirthful voice as Santa’s Elf, who narrates the...
Continue reading

Batman: Year One

Batman Year One
Batman: Year One, starring Benjamin McKenzie, Bryan Cranston, Eliza Dushku Synopsis of Batman: Year One When Gotham City is in desperate need of heroes, two men take a stand for justice…but on opposite sides. Bruce Wayne returns home after years abroad to become a crimefighter, just as honest cop Lt. James...
Continue reading

Aladdin and the King of Thieves

Aladdin and the King of Thieves, starring Gilbert Gottfried, Jerry Orbach, Scott Weinger, Linda Larkin, John Rhys-Davies
Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996), starring Gilbert Gottfried, Jerry Orbach, Scott Weinger, Linda Larkin, John Rhys-Davies Review of Aladdin and the King of Thieves I truly enjoyed the original Aladdin movie by Walt Disney, and I was terribly disappointed by it’s first sequel, The Return of Jafar.  I’m glad to...
Continue reading

Fantastic Planet

A film by Rene Laloux and Roland Topor - Fantastic Planet
Synopsis of Fantastic Planet French/Czech co-production, the dream-like La Planete Sauvage concerns the degradation of the Oms, human-like creatures on the futuristic planet Yagam. The Oms are kept as pets and beasts of burden by the Draggs, 39-foot beings who comprise Yagam’s ruling class. The status quo is upset...
Continue reading

The Return of Jafar

The Return of Jafar (1994) starring Scott Weinger, Linda Larkin, Gilbert Gottfried, Jonathan Freeman, Jason Alexander, Dan Castellana
The Return of Jafar (1994) starring Scott Weinger, Linda Larkin, Gilbert Gottfried, Jonathan Freeman, Jason Alexander, Dan Castellana Synopsis of The Return of Jafar  Disney’s first original made-for-video movie, The Return of Jafar picks up where Aladdin ended, with the evil sorcerer Jafar trapped inside a magic lamp. But when a clumsy thief releases Jafar...
Continue reading

Bambi

Walt Disney's Bambi (1942)
Product description of Bambi The forest comes alive with BAMBI, the critically acclaimed coming-of-age story that has thrilled and entertained generations of fans. Now digitally restored with state-of-the-art technology, BAMBI sparkles in this new Special Edition. This grand adventure is full of humor, heart, and the most beloved characters...
Continue reading

The Man called Flintstone

The Man Called Flintstone (1966) starring the voice talents of Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Harvey Korman
The Man Called Flintstone(1966) starring the voice talents of Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Harvey Korman One of my favorite childhood movies was The Man Called Flintstone. Released after the end of the original TV series, it uses the well-worn plot line of Fred being an identical duplicate of some...
Continue reading

The Secret of NIMH 2 – Timmy to the Rescue

The Secret of NIMH 2 – Timmy to the Rescue (1998) starring Ralph Macchio, Dom De Luise, Harvey Korman, Eric Idle
The Secret of NIMH  2 — €“ Timmy to the Rescue (1998) starring  Ralph Macchio,  Dom De Luise,  Harvey Korman,  Eric Idle Editorial review of  The Secret of NIMH  2 — €“ Timmy to the Rescue  courtesy of Amazon.com  The Secret of NIMH 2 – Timmy to the...
Continue reading

Gay Purr-ee

Gay Purr-ee (1962) starring Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Red Buttons, Paul Frees
Gay Purr-ee (1962) starring Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Red Buttons, Paul Frees  Gay Purr-ee is often remembered as the animated cartoon with the voice of Judy Garland …. But it’s quite frankly a lot more than that.  It takes a simple story: The farm girl who runs away...
Continue reading

Son of Batman

Son of Batman (2014) starring Jason O'Mara, Stuart Allan, Thomas Gibson,Morena Baccarin, Giancarlo Esposito, Sean Maher
Son of Batman (2014) starring the voice talents of Jason O’Mara,  Stuart Allan,  Thomas Gibson,Morena Baccarin,  Giancarlo Esposito,  Sean Maher  Sadly, this is less of a review, and more of a warning, about  Son of Batman. While watching  Son of Batman, my children and I laughed out loud...
Continue reading