Movie Reviews

These are reviews of the live-action and animated feature-length films from the Walt Disney Studios. These reviews include films from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures. In addition, this category includes films from Pixar Animations Studios and Marvel Studios.


The Good: A full range of emotion from full out comedy to intense drama and everything in between. Deep character development on providing backstory for multiple characters A grooving soundtrack Powerful acting performances and chemistry that leaps off the screen The Bad: Can dive into potty humor at times Potentially not different enough from the first one in style. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review Marvel Studios recorded its fifteenth entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) Friday with the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The movie is a follow-up to the surprise hit from late summer 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy. There are minor spoilers in this article, but overall the movie is worth your time to see. (Listen to a full, spoiler review of the movie below)   Written and Directed by James Gunn […]

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This Week Cars 3 gets a full trailer and it looks like a return to form for the Franchise. Disney releases its entire slate of films through 2021 and refuses to name some movies that really should have names. Plus we talk Born in China and how Beauty and the Beast beat Star Wars…That and much much, more. For the Week of May 1, this is Episode 129 of The Disney Movie Review. Sorry for the long intro this week, but I wanted to let you know that I will be accepting advertisers for the show. (If you listen to the show and want to promote your business, you’ll be able to buy time for a discount!). That being said, I can promise you three things. 1.) I will always let you know when I am promoting an ad. 2.) I […]

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This week, it’s our spoiler review of Beauty and the Beast. We talk about the lead actors, Emma Watson, Dan Stevens and Autotune. Plus Gay LeFou made his debut but did it really matter in the grand scheme of things? And how does this compare to the original? That and much much more. For the week of March 18, 2017, this is episode 123 of the Disney Movie Review. NOTE: This week we go long. Way long. But it’s Beauty and the Beast. It deserves it. Hope you enjoy it!   Here’s the thing with Quasimodo’s lips https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuIb7aUVOfM THANK YOU! Thank you for listening! There are a lot of ways you can spend your time, but you chose to spend time with me and I am very grateful for that. If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it with your friends on […]

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This week, it’s our spoiler review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – How did Gareth Edwards handle this amazing responsibility? How did they bring back an actor from the dead? And we have mixed feelings about Darth Vader. That and much, much more. For the week of December 19, this is Episode 110 of The Disney Movie Review.   More on Medusa http://medusa.disneyresearch.com/ Seagulls Stop it Now – Bad lip reading https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9t-slLl30E&t=145s  

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This week Ed Buskirk joins the show once again for our spoiler review of Pete’s Dragon, Why you probably walked out feeling like you were in a time loop, even though this is nothing like the original. Why did Disney make a movie that they knew could probably lose money? Plus we talk about that new Rogue One trailer that debuted during the Olympics. That and much, much more. For the week of August 15, 2016, this is episode 95 of The Disney Movie Review. Check out the real book “Elliot Gets Lost” https://www.amazon.com/Petes-Dragon-Elliot-Gets-Lost/dp/1484750292/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1471045847&sr=1-1&keywords=Elliot+Gets+Lost Here is the link to the cell phone game “Dragon Spotting.” https://www.dragonspotting.com Here’s some more information on the United States’ reforestation efforts http://education.seattlepi.com/rates-deforestation-reforestation-us-3804.html THANK YOU! Thank you for listening! There are a lot of ways you can spend your time, but you chose to spend time […]

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This week it’s our delayed review of THE BFG. Where the movie went right and where it went wrong. We talk about the one part that possibly redeems the entire movie. Plus the Disney World ride that could get a BFG overlay. That and Much Much more. For the week of July 11, 2016, this is episode 91 of the Disney Movie Review. Here is an article about Roald Dahl’s daughter. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/british-author-roald-dahl-daughter-lucy-bfg-rough-drafts-bedtime-stories/   THANK YOU! Thank you for listening! There are a lot of ways you can spend your time, but you chose to spend time with me and I am very grateful for that. If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it with your friends on your preferred social media site.   You can support The Disney Movie Review by buying a t-shirt at distshirts.com or better yet, submit […]

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This week was a light news week, so we get you ready for Finding Dory with a review of Finding Nemo. Does the animation hold up after nearly 13 years? We reveal a controversial view on Pixar that may be proven by Finding Nemo. Plus, a brief look at some of that light news. That and much much more. For the week of June 13, this is episode 87 of The Disney Movie Review! HAPPY BIRTHDAY CAMERON!! Tweet him your birthday wishes @Steppa02 Please take two minutes and take my wife’s survey!  A fascinating look at Shanghai Disney vs. the Wanda park in China. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-08/disney-vs-wanda-how-the-two-theme-parks-stack-up Rogue One reshoots – The story that won’t go away. http://www.techtimes.com/articles/163818/20160608/those-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story-reshoots-might-be-way-more-serious-than-initially-reported.htm Moana gets a new poster and trailer by the time you hear this http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/disneys-moana-gets-new-poster-900828 Final box office numbers for Force Awakens https://dorksideoftheforce.com/2016/06/07/star-wars-the-force-awakens-final-box-office-numbers/ Marvel is returning […]

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This week, it’s our spoiler review of Alice: Through the Looking Glass. How does this one compare to the 2010 version…or the 1950’s version for that matter? Does the movie’s point about time hit home or fall flat? Plus, a very special guest joins us to talk about the new Beauty and the Beast teaser. That and much more. For the week of May 30, this is Episode 85 of The Disney Movie Review.   Here is the Link to the three minute, non-spoiler review on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPnHeH0hFGg Check out the Beauty and the Beast teaser. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c38r-SAnTWM HUGE thanks to Laura Wilcox for coming on the show. Here is Laura’s awesome blog post on the Beauty and the Beast teaser. https://astoldbylaura.wordpress.com/2016/05/23/we-need-to-talk-about-the-new-beauty-and-the-beast-trailer/ Want to be on the show? Send me an email at TheDisneyMovieReview@gmail.com. Check out the new Finding Dory trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKJA-VLpiCo Laura Wilcox is an […]

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