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Disney Animated Movies 11 – The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

As the last Walt Disney movie to release in the 1940’s, this feature is also the last of the packaged films that started in 1943, the rest of which I talked about in the previous post. However unlike those packages, … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 6-10 – the World War 2 years

As of my previous Disney Animation Studios post, I planned to sum up Walt Disney’s World War 2 years by only watching the 6th and 10th movie, and I’d later touch on the rest. Well, when I looked deeper into … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 4 – Dumbo

While they’ve since more than made their money back, neither Pinocchio nor Fantasia were financially successful when they first released in 1940. The biggest contributing factor was how World War 2 started the year before, completely cutting off the European … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 3 – Fantasia

The same year that Walt Disney’s animation studio released Pinocchio, he also released another animated feature. While Pinocchio was marketed as a family film and was received very well, even though World War 2 seriously cut into its initial profits, … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animated Movies 2 – Pinocchio

Three years after Snow White revolutionized animated filmmaking, Walt Disney released his second animated feature, Pinocchio. Unlike Snow White’s runaway success, Pinocchio was actually a box office disaster when it first released. I’m guessing part of that had to do … Continue reading

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Novel reading and writing update – Only Angels are Bulletproof

This is a bit of a different novel for me. While I am a Christian, I generally don’t enjoy Christian fiction. Whether in book or movie form, most religious fiction feels a bit cheesy or heavy-handed, or otherwise sacrifices plot … Continue reading

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Captain Marvel 5

This is the opposite of Nightwing 13 for me. I found Nightwing 13 much less enjoyable on my second reading, while I liked Captain Marvel 5 a lot more on my second reading. This might actually be the best issue … Continue reading

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