Review: Christopher Robin is a Movie About Whimsy, Not a Movie With Whimsy

There’s an irony to Disney’s Christopher Robin, the latest entry in the “adults remember their childhood” genre, because it constantly reveals itself to be the work of adults who have forgotten what childhood is like. Wes Anderson may have pulled it off in Fantastic Mr. Fox, but if even master of awe Steven Spielberg failed…

Renewed Mind Movie Talk Episode 03 – Inside Out: Sanctified Sadness

New episode of Renewed Mind Movie Talk! In this episode, I look at the way the Disney/Pixar film Inside Out imagines the necessity of despair. Although nearly every children’s movie tells viewers to believe in themselves if they want to find happiness, the 2015 Disney/Pixar Film Inside Out shifts this message. It not only offers…