A fun family film that touches the heart as it capitalizes on memory, family, and love. Continue reading A Fun Colorful Adventure | Review of ‘Coco’
By Cynthia Ayala
“From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde, a wily fox who makes her job even harder.”
This is a great family film that everyone needs to watch because of all the teaching moments within the film. Let me phrase that: the entire movie is a teaching moment. Zootopia is a film that is all about inclusion, about putting away the stereotypes and prejudices aside to live in a better society and how negative they are, how much they blind someone to see something but hatred and anger.
Continue reading “The Perfect Film for a Better World | Review of ‘Zootopia’”
By Cynthia Ayala
Dracula has opened the doors to Hotel Transylvania to humans and with his daughter Mavis marrying Johnny and giving birth to his half-human grandson, Dennis, Dracula is softening up to the humans. But when Dennis isn’t showing his vampire teeth, Dracula becomes worried. So while Mavis and Johnny are away Drac enlists his friends to help him put the boy through a “monster-in-training” boot camp. But things get batty when Drac’s cantankerous, old school dad Vlad pays an unexpected visit.
An adorable and outstanding film. Released on September 25 of 2015, this film brings back the original cast of the film and brings back the charm of it as well. Continue reading “Sophisticated and Bubbly Perfectly Woven Together | Review of ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’”
By: Cynthia Ayala
“One Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill, the world’s first-ever female super-villain.”
–– Minions (2015) Synopsis, Fandango
Adorable, simply adorable. From Illumination Entertainment and Universal Studios, the companies that brought viewers Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2 comes a spin-off about the Minions before they came to Gru. In this film, viewers see where they came from and discover what their purpose is: to find the biggest baddest villain and serve them without question.
Continue reading “An Excellent Spin-Off of Despicable Me | Review of ‘Minions’”
By: Cynthia Ayala
For Riley, growing us just got a little harder. Uprooted from her Midwest life and sent to San Francisco where her father starts his new job, Riley has to start all over. Riley, like everyone, is guided by her emotions who life in the control center of Riley’s mind. They are Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness and they help advise her through everyday life, influencing her decisions and the way she acts. But even her emotions need to adjust, and they aren’t doing too well when Joy and Sadness get sucked away into Core Memory. And as they travel back, trying to find their way back, the other emotions have to try and navigate the world without them.
Continue reading “An Emotional Groundbreaker | Review of ‘Inside Out’”
Okay so I bet you’re wondering what is going on here. Well I have fallen way behind in my writing. I sort of got into a funk with a lot of everything. I’m still trying to figure out the cover design for my next novel and I’m editing it as well and I’m reading and writing but then I want to be lazy and play Kingdom Hearts. So I’m just trying to get myself out of this funk that I’m in, so here we are! Continue reading “Flash Film Review: ‘John Wick’, ‘Nightcrawler’ & ‘Book of Life”
By: Cynthia Ayala
The long awaited sequel to How to Train Your Dragon brings back the amazing characters and the fun heartwarming charm that made the first movie such a success.
Continue reading “Fun & Heartwarming for All Ages | Review of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’”
A film review of Mr. Peabody and Sherman exploring the social standards revolving family and adoption. Continue reading A Fun Filled Family Adventure | Cyn’s Movie Review of Mr. Peabody and Sherman
By: Sean O’Connell Fox Animation grabbed the rights to Christopher Healy’s children’s book The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom, with the intention of turning it into an animated adventure for the whole family, THR reports. Chernin Entertainment, which put its weight behind Rise of the Planet of the Apes for Fox, is on board to produce. Unfamiliar with Hero’s Guide? Yeah, so was I, … Continue reading Fox Animation Snatches Up The Hero’s Guide To Saving Your Kingdom
Now that hit video game Minecraft is about to become a Lego set, what’s next for the growing world of Lego-game crossovers? Here are a few awesome possibilities, courtesy of stop-motion animator and Lego enthusiast Alex Cobbs, who created this incredibly cool short film to open a video game industry awards presentation held a few weeks ago. It just made its way online, and for … Continue reading Amazing Lego short film of 2011′s top games is a must-watch