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Blast from the Past Movie Review: The Great Mouse Detective (1986)


Here’s another “Blast from the Past” movie review for a movie that I have never actually seen before, but watched it as part of my friend Nick’s podcast Myopia: Defend Your Childhood. This time, it was The Great Mouse Detective, also known as the one where Sherlock Holmes is a mouse. Here’s the podcast. And

The Great Mouse Detective (1986)


The Great Mouse Detective (1986) Directed by Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, and John Musker Starring: Vincent Price as Professor Ratigan (voice) Barrie Ingham as Basil of Baker Street / Bartholomew (voice) Val Bettin as Dr. David Q. Dawson / Thug Guard (voice) Susanne Pollatschek as Olivia Flaversham (voice) Candy Candido as Fidget (voice)

D2: The Mighty Ducks


Director: Sam Weisman Starring: Emilio Estevez as Gordon Bombay Joss Ackland as Hans Joshua Jackson as Charlie Conway Kenan Thompson as Russ Tyler   So, we return again to the 90s kid power sports movie. As a sequel you would expect some sort of mild to moderate changes to improve, OK, usually worsened, the format

The Mighty Ducks (1992)


Director: Stephen Herek Starring: Emilio Estevez as Gordon Bombay Joss Ackland as Hans Lane Smith as Coach Reilly Joshua Jackson as Charlie Conway   When you are young, you learn a lot from emulation. Subsequently, you parrot back a lot of the same material to create these archetypes. The Mighty Ducks is perfectly this. Created

Top Five (Seven this Time): Children Cartoons that were sent to War


When you look at your childhood, you, like me, were most likely raised in part by cartoons. The bubbly and ridiculous filled in where parent felt uncomfortable. However, your favorite childhood cartoonists often did more than fill your youth. In fact, the government paid many of them to make sure you hate who you were

John Carter


Very few names carry as much weight and reverence in the science fiction community as John Carter of Mars. This shouldn’t be of any surprise, given that the Edgar Rice Burroughs’ serials provided the birth of modern science fiction and fantasy, and in many ways, caused the rise of both genres in both literature and