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CARS 3 Cashes in on Death

Posted in Videos! with tags , , , , , on 11/24/2016 by McCutcheon

People are freaking out about the new Cars 3 trailer but I’m just some dude trying to make it in this crazy mixed up world, ya feel?

Pixar, You Beautiful Idiot

Posted in Videos! with tags , , on 06/17/2016 by McCutcheon

Disney and Pixar will make money no matter what and that’s fine. People are saying Finding Dory is actually good and that’s cool. But man if I don’t weep for what could be.

Disney Treats Their Animated Horses Like CRAP

Posted in Whatever with tags , , on 12/04/2014 by McCutcheon

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I’ve got a special place in my heart for talking animals. The idea that my dog, who does not in any way share the same body as me would be able to function the same way that I do, only with her animal parts? Hilarious! Eddie Murphy and Rex Harrison know what I’m talking about.

And you would think Disney would too. For all of their billion dollar cartoons, I have yet to see a horse be treated as an equal anthropomorphic beast. I am repulsed. Continue reading

MBTI: Fa Mulan- ISFP

Posted in MBTI Artisans, MBTI Stuff with tags , , , on 11/29/2014 by McCutcheon

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Always ready to give you the happier, sing-along version of whatever story they’re retelling, Disney gave us Mulan in 1998 and that’s one less character that falls in line with the traditional princess.

For some reason, Mulan is the 8th official Disney princess yet she isn’t a princess or royalty in any way. Yes, I had to look that up. Although at the end of one of the original stories about her, she was offered to be one of the emperor’s concubines but kills herself instead.

So rebellious! Continue reading

Movie Review: Big Hero 6

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , on 11/07/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., TJ Miller, Genesis Rodrgiuez, Daniel Henney, James Cromwell, Maya Rudolph, Alan Tudyk

Rated PG for action and peril, some rude humor, and thematic elements. Running time 108 minutes, Sci-fi/Adventure/Comedy

Compare to: The Incredibles (2004), Meet the Robinsons (2007), Megamind (2010)

Just to make sure that somebody’s counting, both movies that open up today, Interstellar and Big Hero 6, feature helpful robots and the second that movie this year that includes TJ Miller speculating in awe and fear of the scary robots chasing him (Transformers 4). Just saying.

With superhero movies being all the rage, and Disney having bought out what could be the most successful franchise of them all, it’s only natural they would eventually turn a property into an animated feature. As a parody? As a new title of its own? A bit here, a bit there, Hero does a great job at fitting in, though it doesn’t break new ground as Disney is generally known for doing. Does that make it a disappointment though? Continue reading

MBTI: Maleficent- INFJ

Posted in MBTI Idealists, MBTI Stuff with tags , , , , on 09/09/2014 by McCutcheon

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Though the original Maleficent was full of what her name implies; malice, of course, the reimagining brought an entirely new perspective to the character, and one that showed us a darkened fairy rather than an evil witch.

Most would agree the original to be your basic evil queen, more than likely INTJ. You know how nasty those mofos can be. But Jolie’s portrayal displayed the traits INFJs in real life do: complex and misunderstood. Continue reading

Movie Review: Maleficent

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 05/30/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Brenton Thwaites, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple

Rated PG for sequences of fantasy action and violence, including frightening images, Running time 97 minutes minutes, Fantasy/Adventure/Family

Compare to: Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

It’s important for any movie to know what it is. Maleficent may know what it is and audiences that go in for it may too, and those may be the ones that enjoy it the most.

But many audiences may be left out because much like the plot and the characters involved, not everything is for everyone right? Continue reading