Make Mine Music

Make Mine Music (1946) Directed by Jack Kinney et al (supervisors) Synopsis Much like Fantasia before it, this is a collection of shorter animated segments, each inspired by and incorporating a piece of music.  This time around, the theme was the popular music of the day instead of classical works (with a couple of exceptions), … Continue reading Make Mine Music

Romancing the Stone

Romancing the Stone (1984) Dir. by Robert Zemeckis Starring Kathleen Turner, Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito and Manuel Ojeda Plot After her sister is kidnapped, successful yet timid romance author Joan Wilder must travel to Columbia with the ransom demand, a treasure map formerly belonging to her now-deceased brother-in-law.  However multiple factions, including her brother-in-law’s killer, are all … Continue reading Romancing the Stone

Remo Williams

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985) Dir. by Guy Hamilton Starring Fred Ward, Wilford Brimley, Joel Grey and Kate Mulgrew Plot A New York cop is recruited against his will for the secret spy organization CURE.  His death having been faked, he is given the new identity of “Remo Williams,” and is sent to train with a … Continue reading Remo Williams

Wait, what day is it again?

I've been home due to the virus for over a month now, and I'm starting to lose track of what day it is. As a result, I completely missed my last post. Oh well. I'm going to put it up tonight, and today's regularly-scheduled post will go up tomorrow instead.

The Beastmaster

The Beastmaster (1982) Dir. by Don Coscarelli Starring Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn and John Amos [content warning: sexual assault, animal cruelty] The Plot A prophecy states that the son of the king of the Bronze Age kingdom of Aruk will kill the evil high priest Maax (pronounced MAY-AXE).  To prevent this, the priest’s witches use … Continue reading The Beastmaster


Bambi (1942) Directed by David Hand (supervisor) Synopsis Two years in the life of the mule deer Bambi, from birth, through adolescence with his friends Thumper and Flower, the death of his mother to human hunters, young love, and eventually a great forest fire and the birth of his own children. Production Notes Bambi was … Continue reading Bambi