I have seen Raya and the Last Dragon four times now and every viewing has left me in tears. I’ve seen a lot of Disney movies, I’ve cried at almost all of them, but it’s been a while since a Disney film has touched me as much as this one.
Raya and the Last Dragon is not only visually stunning but it’s fun and funny but its message of letting past prejudices and hate go to come together is so profound, poignant, and beautiful. The last fifteen minutes of this movie leave me as an emotional wreck every time I watch it and I thank Disney for making this movie. It’s beautiful.
Next month is Pixar’s Luca and I’m very excited to see that. I hope it’s as good as it looks.
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Every once in a while I like to browse through Disney+ and watch classic Disney movies that I’ve never seen before and yesterday, The Rocketeer was one such film and my sister and I loved it!
It felt like the most authentic live-action Disney movie I’ve ever seen! Each actor looked like they had stepped out of a 90s’ Disney classic into real life. Billy Campbell was the charming, square-jawed hero that you immediately root for. Jennifer Connelly was the beautiful Disney love interest who’s a bit of a damsel in distress and yet she can almost take care of herself. Alan Arkin was the classic old mentor who knows how to crack a joke but is always there for the hero in their time of need. And Timothy Dalton was the perfect dark-haired, arch eye-browed antagonist whose sleaziness reminded me of Prince Charming in Shrek 2. Suffice it so say, he had my sister and I VERY stressed.
The Rocketeer wasn’t a story unlike anything I’d seen before but it was fun, engaging, sometimes horrifying, and yes, it was a perfect 90s’ Disney movie. When Disney+ was first coming out I remember seeing so many people on Twitter freaking out because it was going to be on the service and they were so excited. Now I understand why. It’s a great movie.
I’ll give it 4.5 out of 5 stars and a solid 95 out of 100.
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So yesterday’s episode of The Bad Batch was fun. It was simple with a bit of touching moments between Hunter and Omega, invoking that same sense of familial comfort that Favreau and Filoni were able to perfectly create with Mando and Grogu in The Mandalorian.
And I think that’s going to be the main focal point of this newest animated series. The bond between these clones against the adversity the galaxy will bring, the shocking turn of Crosshair and how he will be a major thorn in the Bad Batch’s side, Omega’s story and how she will grow closer and closer to this group of clone misfits, and eventually, toward the end of the series, we will see some of these characters die.
It’s bound to happen because, well, we’ve never seen The Bad Batch beyond this point. Will they all die? I’m not quite sure but I think it’s kind of obvious that Filoni is going to kill Hunter and rip our hearts out in the process. Why do I think this is going to happen? Because he’s already killed so many lovable characters before; Steela Gerrera, Satine Kryze, Kanan Jarrus, and even though Ezra’s technically alive, he still made him sacrifice himself at the end of the show, disappearing for three years now.
So yeah…I have a bad feeling about this.
I’ll give the second episode a solid 4 out of 5 stars. It wasn’t the best thing I’d ever seen nor was I expecting it to be but it was enjoyable, engaging, and yeah, I got a little stressed out.
What did you think of the second episode? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below.
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