As we wrap up the Disney Renaissance with #37, we were happy to finally have someone with us who we'd been looking forward to teaming up with for a while now. Justin Blankenship is a pretty talented guy we met here in Chicago when working on "A Klingon Christmas Carol" in 2016. Since then, he's… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #37 – Unrealistic Parkour and Male Hairlessness: A Musical by Phil Collins
Disney Odyssey #29 – Rule Number One About Rescuing Animals: Don’t Mouth Off To Poachers
Welcome to Australia! The landscapes are diverse and breathtaking, the animals strange and beautiful, only some of the people have funny accents, and everything is poisonous! Wait. Yes, that's right... we're on to our next film in the Disney Renaissance, and it's a sequel! The very first sequel to make the list! The Film: The Rescuers… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #29 – Rule Number One About Rescuing Animals: Don’t Mouth Off To Poachers
Disney Odyssey #26 – Stand Back, Dawson, I’m Going To Try SCIENCE!!!
HERE WE ARE. London 1896. The fog permeates every corner of the omnipresent darkness. The cobblestones are slick from an earlier rain. The gaslamps flicker and cast long shadows on every brick building on the street. The greatest detective alive is on the prowl for clues to his latest case... and no - it isn't… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #26 – Stand Back, Dawson, I’m Going To Try SCIENCE!!!
Disney Odyssey #22 – Heffalumps, Woozles, and A Distinct Lack of Literacy
Winnie-the-Pooh is one of those things that transcends even the Disney juggernaut - young and old alike all across the globe relate to Pooh Bear and his friends - Eeyore and Tigger in particular has enjoyed a hefty celebrity status beyond their cartoon and storybook origins. To return to Pooh Corner (for the first time… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #22 – Heffalumps, Woozles, and A Distinct Lack of Literacy
Disney’s “Zootopia” Shakes Up Viewers With A Close-Up of Intersectionality
(This is a spoiler-free review/meditation on Disney's Zootopia. A full Disney Odyssey post will be written when we arrive at this point in the Disney Odyssey timeline.) One of the things that Disney has cultivated as a theme over the years is the idea of a diverse and fantastical world full of unique people and creatures… Continue reading Disney’s “Zootopia” Shakes Up Viewers With A Close-Up of Intersectionality