Author: Jamie Kingston

DuckTales 2017, Disney

DuckTales Is Back! Woo-Oo!

DuckTales Developed by Matt Youngberg and Francisco Angones David Tennant, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz, Bobby Moynihan, Kate Micucci, Beck Bennett, Toks Olagundoye, Tony Anselmo (cast) Adapted from Uncle Scrooge by Carl Barks and DuckTales (1987) by Jymn Magon August 12, 2017 (US) Disney XD premiered the 2017 re-imagining of Disney Afternoon favorite DuckTales on midnight…

Spider-Man: Homecoming (MCU 2017)

Reel Geek Girl On Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming Jon Watts (dir), Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, and Jon Favreau, with Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr. July 2017 PG-13 Spider-Man: Homecoming marks the first film co-created by Sony and Marvel together to bring the character (who has thus far appeared in his own unconnected separate universe in five other films) to…

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Steven Universe: Art & Origins …and Racism

Over the weekend of July 15-16, Twitter came alive with more concerns about the Steven Universe team’s racial sensitivity/awareness. The show has already encountered critique from the viewership and blogosphere over previous instances in the show’s history where racial issues were not handled as well as they could have been: The fact that the diverse…

Cartoon Academy: Tangled The Series

Tangled The Series is Disney’s latest Princess series spinoff from a successful film. The art is lovely and the opening hints at the overarching secret of how the Princess’ hair came back. There’s an almost papercraft quality to the art, and the theme song sounds like it came right out of the film. For those unfamiliar,…

get out, jordan peele

Get Out (Of Your Comfort Zone)

Get Out  Jordan Peele (director/writer), Toby Oliver (cinematography) Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Lil Rel Howery, Keith Stanfield (cast) January 23, 2017 (Sundance), February 24, 2017 (United States) It is inaccurate to call Get Out a horror film. There is horror — on multiple levels, but that’s not all there is to the movie. It’s more of a horror suspense melange with so…