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Why Home Sweet Home Alone Will Make You Want to Cry Alone

Whenever Hollywood or Disney try to remake a classic, I do my best to give it a whirl. In some cases, it works out OK. In others, like Home Sweet Home Alone, it crashes and burns. And yes, this modern update crashed hard and burned fans of the original Home Alone along the way. What …

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Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches: How to Lose 45 Minutes of Your Life

Mickey, Minnie, Daisy, and the gang provide their usual lame antics in Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches TV special. An uncomfortable and bland blend of tired story tropes, this tale is sure to leave you wanting to see just about anything – ANYTHING – else to help you forget that you just lost so much …

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Parent Review – Bluey: A Better Way to Disney Junior

When it comes right down to it, the Australians really know how to make a good TV series. It’s probably why Disney Junior’s Bluey is arguably the best show on the channel at the moment. What is Bluey about? Bluey follows the adventures of the titular character and her family. Many of the episodes focus …

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Don’t worry if you don’t get Jingle Jangle – you’re not alone

Fun fact: Jingle Jangle actually means making a sound like metal objects hitting each other. Another fun fact: it’s also slang for a fictitious stimulant sold in Riverdale. Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey combines both those concepts into a visually compelling, competently acted and sung, steam-punk family musical that may make you feel high or …

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Why you should avoid Double Double Toil and Trouble

Double Double Toil and Trouble tapped into the Olsen Twins’ star power of the early 90s to deliver a truly terrible, made for TV movie. In it, you can see the full range of their “acting ability,” which, simply put, is not expansive. I blessedly was able to avoid watching Double Double Toil and Trouble …

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Clifford the Big Red Dog: Honest Parent Review

Clifford the Big Red Dog | TV-Y | 30 minutes | Animation, Comedy, Life Lessons | TV Series (2000–2003) You remember Clifford the Big Red Dog? Or the book with the incredibly long name that is going to be a pain in the ass to write out every time throughout this post? Yeah, that Clifford. …

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Cinderella III: A Twist in Time – Parent Review

Cinderella III: A Twist in Time | G | 1 hour 14 minutes | Fantasy, Animation, Family | February 6, 2007 In 2007, the world breathed a collective sigh of relief when the Cinderella franchise explored a “twist” in time travel. Yeah, I can’t make that crap up. Someone at Disney actually had the brilliant …

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Harry Potter Complete 8 Film Collection Review

Harry Potter Complete 8 Film Collection Review | 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 | Fantasy, Adventure Let me start by saying, the Harry Potter films did not convert me into a Potthead. Wait, I mean Potterhead. Pott-ER-head. I think that’s what kids call Harry Potter fans these days anyway. I wanted to …

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Live Action Lady and the Tramp (2019): Parent Review

Lady and the Tramp (Live Action) | PG | 1 hour 43 minutes | Disney Live Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Disney Plus | November 12, 2019 Live Action Lady and the Tramp Synopsis In the live action Lady and the Tramp remake of the animated classic, Lady and Tramp get a “modern” update. Though some …

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