Inside Out 2: Riley’s Mind Gets Crowded As Teen Years Begin

Riley’s mind becomes crowded when additional emotions take the controls in Pixar’s Inside Out 2, a sequel to their 2015 Oscar winner. There is a scene after the credits. Pete Docter has a way of making Pixar magic. However, he is not directing the sequel–instead, Kelsey Mann is directing. With Mann helming, Anxiety (Maya Hawke) is about to be front and center in Riley Andersen’s (Kensington Tallman) mind. After all, adolescence brings on its whole…

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Disenchanted: Enchanted Sequel Falls Short

Disenchanted, the long-overdue sequel to Disney’s 2007 hit film Enchanted, is finally making its arrival for audiences to watch on Disney+. I love Enchanted but I’m not quite sure that I’m at the same level for Disenchanted. Where the first film sees Disney go meta by doing a hybrid animated/live-action Disney Princess movie, the sequel does the same for villains. The fact that this film sees Amy Adams’ Giselle becoming the wicked stepmother is something…

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LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation Is Fine

LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation is the newest canon-adjacent special to follow the sequel trilogy crew in a post-TROS adventure. The Skywalker saga may have come to an end but there’s no shortage of new adventures with Rey, Poe, and Finn. Where Rey (Helen Sadler) had the big focus in the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special, Finn (Omar Miller) gets the biggest focus in this one. Overall, this one is fine. Viewers are getting exactly…

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Broken Diamonds Finds Humor In Mental Illness

Broken Diamonds utilizes humor in how it seeks to tell a story about mental illness on screen with a main focus on schizophrenia. Scott Weaver (Ben Platt) is planning to upend his life and move to France when life changes in an instant. He gets a call from his dad only stepmom Cookie (Yvette Nicole Brown) informing him that he’s father just died. Cookie asks Scott to pick up his sister, Cindy (Lola Kirke), so…

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Big Shot: Another Basketball Redemption Story

Big Shot, the basketball dramedy starring John Stamos as basketball coach Marvyn Korn, is the latest new series premiering on Disney+. Press were given the opportunity to screen the first three episodes for review. How does Wisconsin coach Marvyn Korn (John Stamos) end up losing his job and coaching an elite private school team? Though if we want to be more specific, Korn is now coaching a girl’s high school basketball team. Through the montage…

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