Tricoast Entertainment very graciously gave me early access to the animated film, Agathe Christine: Next Door Spy. This is an English dub of the animated 2017 Danish film, Nabospionen. Read on for my thoughts on the film!
Onward was the first of two Pixar films set to debut in 2020 with the other being Soul. It was clear from the marketing that the emphasis was placed on Soul as the superior film as well as the higher grosser.
Onward grossed only $103 million at the box office against a $175-$200 million budget, but this has been attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic closing movie theaters. As a result, Onward was released to Disney+ early on March 20. What did I think of the film? Read on to find out!
Mild spoilers ahead!
Episode 2 of Season 6 continues with the familiar face of film and animation blogger/fan, Stanford Clark returning in the hot seat! As the title suggests, he doesn’t get any PBS-related questions this time, so does that mean he makes it to the million? Watch to find out!
Movies Past and Present: https://moviespastandpresent.com
Stanford Clark’s Twitter: @StanfordClark
The Movie Guy and Friends: https://andrewthemovieguy714.wordpress.com
We all know that Frozen II was a cash cow. The story of Frozen was not begging to be continued via a sequel, but the successful box office and craze that it spawned pretty much made a sequel obligatory. With that in mind, does that make Frozen II bad? Here are my thoughts.
Mild spoilers ahead!
It’s time again for one of my favorite things on this blog: a new season of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-Animation Edition! Season 6 is set to commence in a week or two, so keep an eye out for the forthcoming games!
The expert this season will be film blogger, animation lover, and Season 5 winner, Andrew Garrison, from the blog, The Movie Guy and Friends!
This season’s contestants are listed below alphabetically by first name:
- Ameer Matani (MovieMation)
- Ben Daniels (Pixel Perfect, @BenDaniels818)
- Cali (The Great Disney Movie Ride)
- Eli Sanza (Entertainment Junkie Blog, @ejunkie2014)
- Jen (Up On the Shelf)
- Rachel Wagner (Rachel’s Reviews, @rachel_reviews)
- Sean Nasuti (Rhode Island Movie Corner, @Filmfan2013)
- Stanford Clark (Movies Past and Present, @StanfordClark)
- Tommy T (The Dis Quiz, @thedisquiz)
- Wes Troop (The A-List Review, @WesAlist)
The actor and comedian, Jerry Stiller, has sadly passed away at the age of 92. Mr. Stiller (1927-2020) performed many roles including appearances on the sitcoms, Seinfeld and The King of Queens. He also was part of a comedy double act with his late wife, Anne Meara, and was the father of actor, Ben Stiller.
In terms of animation, Jerry Stiller provided the voices of Pretty Boy in Teacher’s Pet, Uncle Max in The Lion King 1 1/2,
General X in Foodfight!, and Harvey in Planes: Fire & Rescue.
He shall be missed!
I was given the opportunity to view an early screening of the animated Netflix film, The Willoughbys, as well as to interview its director, Kris Pearn. Click here to check out the interview!
Once again, it’s time for the Oscars! Below are my predictions for the 92nd Academy Awards! The ones that I think SHOULD win will be in RED, the ones that I think WILL win will be in BLUE, and if they’re both the same, they will be both RED AND BLUE. I have left my picks for Best Animated Feature, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Picture for the end. Let me know your thoughts!
I know I’m gonna get a lot of backlash for saying this, but I…liked UglyDolls!
Alright, hear me out!
The 92nd Academy Award nominations have been announced and I will release my predictions sometime in the upcoming weeks. Until then, here are the animation-related nominees:
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Toy Story 4
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM:
Also both Toy Story 4 and Frozen II have been nominated for Best Original Song for I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away and Into the Unknown, respectively.
The biggest thing that stands out from these nominees is the fact that Frozen II wasn’t nominated for Best Animated Feature and honestly, while I’m surprised by that, I’m also happy that it wasn’t.
What do you think of the nominees? Let me know in the comments below!