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  • White Christmas

    White Christmas

    ★★★

    Well, this was a let-down. Not nearly as Christmas-y as you'd think, this was basically just your average old-school musical. I did enjoy the performances and most of the musical numbers, and I'm really a sucker for the technicolor palette of this type of movie, not to mention the women's clothes. Unfortunately though, the overall story and a few of the songs are still a bit underwhelming. I loved watching Vera-Ellen and Danny Kaye dance, but most of their big…

  • Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

    Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

    ★★★★½

    This is my favorite Christmas special (Peanuts aside) and I adore it every single year. "The First Toy Makers to the King" and "Put One Foot in Front of the Other" are absolute jams and all of the voice-acting is spot on (aside from when it sounds like Mickey Rooney screams "I'm tellin' you why!" at some children). Topper and the Winter Warlock are my faves and always have been. Admittedly, a couple of songs are real snoozes, and there's…

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  • Tangled

    Tangled

    ★★★★★

    I know that I like Disney way more than most people, and that Disney movies just aren't for everyone, and I totally respect that, but I truly don't see how anyone could not enjoy this movie. To me, it's the best combination of everything that Disney has to offer: gorgeous animation, a fun take on a fairytale, a great romance, lots of humor, amazing songs, and even some of the best animated action sequences that I've ever seen. It's just…

  • The Parent Trap

    The Parent Trap

    ★★★★½

    I love this movie to no end. What other film features eleven year olds who clearly coordinated their outfits intercontinentally? And two of the most fabulous houses that Nancy Meyers could dream up? Amazing.