Tag: animation

The Princess Knight – Elena of Avalor

A couple weeks ago we got an episode that I really loved (though when don’t I love an episode of this show) called Olaball.  In the episode, Elena taught Gabe to play the kingdom’s favorite game, Olaball, in order to impress his father, who didn’t care that he […]

Elena of Avalor – Navidad

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the first season of Elena of Avalor, it’s that the team working on this show really knows how to deliver on holiday episodes.  Navidad was no exception, and in many ways actually topped “A Day to Remember.”  Creator Craig Gerber took […]

Vault Disney #56 – Moana

Original Release:  November 23,2016 Runtime:  103 Minutes Directed By: Ron Clements and John Musker Notable Actors:  Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson I’m not going to lie.  I had very high expectations going into Moana.  After all, the previews looked great.  The soundtrack, which released this past Friday, was […]

Elena and the Secret of Avalor

After weeks of teasing, advertising and hinting, the Disney Channel event, Elena and the Secret of Avalor finally hit the screen last night and wow is there a lot to talk about.  Unlike the typical 20 minute episodes we’re accustomed to, this one clocked in at an hour […]

Vault Ghibli #11 – Princess Mononoke

Japanese Title: Mononokehime   Directed By:  Hayao Miyazaki   Produced By: Toshio Suzuki   Originally Released:  July 12, 1997 To say that Princess Mononoke is a masterpiece might actually be an understatement.  Whether its a rich story full of environmentalist critique, deep, intriguing characters or phenomenal animation you’re […]

Elena of Avalor – The Scepter of Light

The last couple of episodes of Elena of Avalor have been pretty awesome.  A Day to Remember was one of the most heartwarming episodes of children’s television I’ve seen in a while, and Royal Retreat tackled sexism in a very family friendly way.  But Scepter of Light does […]