A Decade of Disney: Aladdin (1992)

Munir: Hello and welcome back to another article in the A Decade Of series, where we are currently reviewing the Renaissance period of Disney Animation. Today, it’s time for the third film in the so-called “big four” from this period, Aladdin. Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, who also directed The Little Mermaid, Aladdin …

A Decade of Disney: The Renaissance (1989-1999)

Munir: Hello and welcome to another “A Decade Of” series. This time, we are going back in time to see one of the most popular and prosperous eras in Walt Disney Animation Studios: the Renaissance. Don’t worry; we’ll also do another series featuring the most recent decade once Frozen II opens in November. While the Renaissance …

Aladdin: A Whole New World for Guy Ritchie

Ever since I saw The Godfather when I was a kid, I’ve always been on the lookout for other entries in the crime genre. I even started watching General Hospital, since it seemed there was at least a kind of gangster story – albeit one that’s a bit watered down – every day. That being …

Review: Aladdin (2019)

The Disney live-action remake train continues chugging steadily along as their newest offering, Aladdin, hits theaters. I’ve thought all the ads for this film and most creative decisions related to it have been terrible, but I’m always in favor of giving a movie the chance to speak for itself. I’m also a Disney fan, and …

REVIEW: Aladdin: Legacy of the Lost (2010)

I’ve been a fan of Radical Comics ever since Len Wiseman was announced to direct a still-in-development adaptation of Shrapnel (which once had Hilary Swank attached to star). I was very excited by this news since, at the time, the only other comic book companies besides the big two and Image were IDW and Dark …

So This is Love: Ranking Disney’s Fairy Tale Romances

If there are three things the general public associates with Disney animation, it’s princesses, musicals, and romance. I’d like to take a look at some famous Disney couples/pairings, starting with those involving Disney Princesses. This is an interesting topic for me because I often find the romance to be the worst part of a film, …