Tag Archives: cartoon

My Favorite Episode of Batman: The Animated Series

Batman: The Animated Series is often held up as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, cartoon shows ever made. I was the perfect age to enjoy this show as a kid, and I find myself enjoying it on … Continue reading

Posted in Random Stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How The Boss Baby Won Me Over

Everything about The Boss Baby appeared to be designed to repel me. By the time the movie hit the 17-minute mark, I was just about ready to shut it off because I thought I knew exactly where it was going and why … Continue reading

Posted in Pleasant Surprises | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

This Is Classic Disney at Its Finest

Remember when an eight-minute cartoon could lift you to emotional heights and then bring you to tears mere moments later? I sure do. And Disney was the master of putting my emotions through the wringer. They have continued that tradition … Continue reading

Posted in Movies That Improve | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Makes My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic a Surprisingly Amazing Show

As a father of several young children, I get exposed to a lot of great entertainment that I never would have watched otherwise. Transformers: Rescue Bots, Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated, and Octonauts are all surprisingly engaging in their own unique … Continue reading

Posted in Pleasant Surprises | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Movies with ‘The Movie’ in the Title

It seems almost passé to include “The Movie” in a movie title. We all know that you’re making a movie. You don’t need to literally spell it out for us. But some movies over the years have seen it necessary … Continue reading

Posted in Random Stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Pleasant Surprises: Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated

I never enjoyed the classic Scooby Doo cartoon shows. Even as a child, I found them repetitive and formulaic. In every episode Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and Scooby Doo would drive into some spooky town in the Mystery Machine and … Continue reading

Posted in Pleasant Surprises | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Forgotten Film Gems: The Villain

Remember that time when director Hal Needham got really drunk and decided to cast Arnold Schwarzenegger as a cowboy in a western comedy? Yes, that really happened. Maybe not the drunk part, but I assume he had to be out … Continue reading

Posted in Forgotten Film Gems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments