Reviews / 06.09.2020

If you're still recovering from the terrible trio of Disney live-action remakes we were served in 2019, the idea of another cherished animated classic being lazily rehashed in 2020 is likely the last thing you're yearning for in the middle of a global pandemic. After the soulless shot-for-shot remakes The Lion King and Aladdin and the ambitious misfire that was Dumbo, something decently competent like Mulan ultimately looks like a masterpiece by fortunate virtue of comparison to a string of disappointments. After seeing its March big screen debut scuttled...

The House of Mouse Project / 12.05.2020

The one that broke new ground. As the 1990s wore on, Disney was desperately attempting to turn the tide on the continual box office decline of its animated features. After the major success of films like The Lion King, Aladdin, and Beauty and the Beast, each proceeding film had failed to beat or even match the box office results of its predecessor. With their compatriots at Pixar breaking new ground with 3D computer animation, the days of traditional animation were beginning to look numbered. But Disney wasn't ready to throw...