Spider-Man is arguably Marvel’s most prominent and recognized character in the comic world. Before I ever knew about Batman or Superman or Wonder Woman, etc, I knew who Spider Man was through this cartoon I used to watch all of the time as a child. It used to be one of my favorite pastimes as I watched Peter Parker fighting bad guys like the Green Goblin and Doctor Octopus (he’s my favorite Spider-Man villain) and saving his girlfriend, Mary Jane, from the vile clutches of the villains. Since then, however, I haven’t really been a huge Spider-Man fan simply because the movies weren’t that great. I wasn’t old enough to watch the first major Spider-Man movies starring Toby Macguire. I saw The Amazing Spider-Man 2 starring Andrew Garfield at a movie theaters. Didn’t like it. It took until 2016’s Captain America: Civil War to make me a Spider-Man fan again as Tom Holland’s perfect rendition of the character was brought to life. Since then I have become super interested in the teenage superhero again and now, with Sony providing us a look at another Spider-Man phenom who goes by the name of Miles Morales, I was super interested in seeing the trailer for this new movie. Here it is.
First off, I LOVE this animation. When I heard Sony was making another Spider-Man movie I didn’t know whether to be excited or confused. Wasn’t there already a story involving Spider-Man being told through the MCU? After seeing this trailer I am now beyond intrigued about this film for several reasons. One, like I said before, is because of the animation. When I think of an animated film I usually imagine something on par with Pixar’s design of animated movies or something a little more cartoony like Scooby-Doo but the animation for this film is 100% rad. It feels like the movie is catering to adults and children at the same time, for the animation feels like something I could see on Adult Swim, and yet the content of the film is of course very family friendly.
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One of the reasons why I love animated Disney movies so much are the classic songs that fill you with happiness and cover your arms in goosebumps. Those songs are what make movies like The Little Mermaid and Aladdin so incredibly memorable and enjoyable. Without these glorious songs I don’t think those movies would be quite as magical as they are still to this day. So, since I was thinking about Disney songs today, I’m going to share with you the ballads that make me the happiest and urge me to sing along. Enjoy!
“Under the Sea”
Who doesn’t love “Under the Sea?” I have never seen The Little Mermaid and yet this song is so amazing and fun to sing that I know it almost entirely by heart. Especially the last section of the song. It’s absolutely brilliant and it reminds me every time I hear it why I love Disney so much.
“When You Wish Upon A Star”
This just might be the one of the most beautiful Disney songs ever created, for its inspiring lyrics and melodic tone is legitimately lovely. This is definitely one of my favorite Disney songs.
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With Incredibles 2 coming out in less than three weeks my mind has been driven down memory lane as the commercials have brought me immense nostalgia of my childhood movie experiences. In my young adulthood I obsess over Marvel and Star Wars movies on a daily basis but there was a time when my favorite films to watch were the animated movies of the world and so today I’m going to share with you the children’s films that have made me the happiest. Enjoy!
10. Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island
I don’t know how many times I’ve watched this movie. I absolutely LOVE Scooby-Doo movies. In fact, I still never miss them and this one is truly fantastic. It’s a little scary, it’s funny, the mystery is hard to solve, and it’s just a great film overall. If you have children who are Scooby-Doo fans this is definitely one to show them.
I was a teenager when this movie came out and even though I wasn’t into children’s movies that much anymore I have to say, this film was GREAT. It was compelling, I’ve memorized most of the songs because they’re that good, and it actually made me cry at the end. It hit me in ways that most children’s movies don’t and its quality in Disney movies hasn’t been rivaled since. Hopefully Frozen 2 will be able to capture the same magic as its predecessor because this truly was a remarkable movie.
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