Tag Archives: Disney+

The bust-out of Warner Bros.

Industrial-scale film distribution dates back to before World War I. In the bad old days with no way to transmit information digitally, movies had to be physically carried from Southern California outward, a supply chain that wound its way across … Continue reading

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Pixar ‘turns red’ for sexy streaming generation

8/10 In 1995, Pixar’s Toy Story wrenched animation into the 21st century early, bringing action the type of action figures that were already growing outdated as playthings to life in a way that simply wouldn’t have been possible in another … Continue reading

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The MCU you loved has been gone for a while now

6/10 It’s finally here! After almost 20 years of development, 11 years of the character existing in the background, seven years of that with an infamously mangled backstory, and more than a year of pandemic-related delay, Black Widow finally has … Continue reading

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‘Raya’ another perfectly enjoyable product of an exhausting, cynical machine

7/10 Outside the theater for Raya and the Last Dragon, a survey company stooge hands out questionnaires in cheap plastic bags meant to reassure moms who don’t really understand how COVID-19 spreads. When asked, he tells me all the big … Continue reading

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On ‘Tenet,’ ‘Fury Road’ and the end of blockbusters

Tenet came out on DVD Dec. 15, 2020, three months and change after its long-delayed theatrical release over Labor Day weekend. It’s still playing in 70 theaters as this is being written, I’m actually of a mind to go see … Continue reading

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