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NOVEMBER DISNEY EXTRAVAGANZA #16: Big Hero 6 (2014) – dir. Don Hall & Chris Williams

One reason why I opted to do my blog’s Disney month in November was so it would coincide with the release of Big Hero 6, the latest from Disney’s animation crew. I’ve been really loving the studio’s output from these past few … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER DISNEY EXTRAVAGANZA #13: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) – dir. Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise

I’ve long held the opinion that The Hunchback of Notre Dame is not only one of the most underrated animated films from Disney’s Renaissance period, but one of the most under-praised from the studio overall. In its story, characters, artwork, and music, it … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER DISNEY EXTRAVAGANZA #10: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) – dir. Joe Johnston

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids seems to fall within the pile of those family-targeted films that everyone has seen, yet doesn’t seem to stand out as something particularly distinct or special to its viewers. Frankly, I do remember watching this … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER DISNEY EXTRAVAGANZA #9: Mary Poppins (1964) – dir. Robert Stevenson

  For reasons that I fail to completely recollect, I was not at all impressed by Disney’s classic musical Mary Poppins when I first watched it. It should probably be noted that, unlike many, I was not raised on this film; … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER DISNEY EXTRAVAGANZA #8: Swiss Family Robinson (1960) – dir. Ken Annakin

Swiss Family Robinson is a film that, somehow, slipped by my radar as a Disney-loving child. Although it does make sense since, unlike my mom’s generation, I was more enthralled with the studio’s animated musicals than with their live-action family-centered … Continue reading

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