Tag Archives: Reviews

Movie Review: The 1924 Silent Film Peter Pan

In 1924, a 23-year old Walt Disney was captivated by a silent film entitled Peter Pan. It was an adaption of a stage play written by the original author of the story, Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie. It would … Continue reading

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Live-Action JUNGLE CRUISE Movie Review and Funko POP! Figurine

Can you smell what Dwayne Johnson is starring in now? Probably, because it takes place in the deep jungle, and they don’t have indoor plumbing there… so, no showers. Just a thousand mile long bath. It’s the river. Just the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Celebrated Cases of Dick Tracy

Publisher: The Wellfleet Press Year: 1990 Pages: 291  Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-55521-620-X “Little crimes lead to big crimes.” – Dick Tracy This is an interesting collection of some of the ‘cases’, or strips, of Dick Tracy. But before you get to them, you are … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs

Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corp. Year: 1993 Pages: 254 (288 in 7th Edition) Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-56282-743-X “Disney songs (are) eminently hummable and totally unforgettable.” A book must be good when it’s available in 7 printings (as of 2018)! You can pick up a copy … Continue reading

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Places: PRIMITIVE DESIGNS in Port Hope, ON

The United States has Roadside Attractions pretty much on every street corner. At least, that’s the way it seems. And we all love those kitschy tourist traps! But it’s especially engaging when the proprietors mix in DIY and art installments … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Animation Studios SHORT CIRCUIT Season 2 Review

This a NON-SPOILER article. I watched Season One of this series and was underwhelmed. I felt the emphasis for the majority of the Shorts was not placed enough on the story, creating confusing or directionless efforts. The overall impact of … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Coca-Cola Tic Tacs with Store Display

I like to do things that make normal people go: “Wait, what now?” When I walked into the convenience counter of a gas station and handed the clerk an entire package of Tic Tacs, well, he was taken aback. Perfect! … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dick Clark’s American Bandstand

Publisher: Collins Publishers / HarperCollins Publishers Inc. Year: 1997 Pages: 194 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-00-649184-7 “I’m Dick Clark. I’ve got the job as the new host of Bandstand.” Nothing says Americana quite like American Bandstand! Teenagers dancing to the latest hit records while a friendly … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland Doorknob Installation Instructions

The Doorknob is a character specifically created for Disney’s 1951 film Alice in Wonderland. He lives at the end of the Rabbit Hole and is the main entrance to Wonderland. Now you too can get his help to gain entrance into whatever Wonderland awaits behind any … Continue reading

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Snow White Themed HI-HO DINER in Windsor, ON

Remember back in the day when Walt Disney was just starting out? Remember when it was fairly easy to get the rights to use Disney Characters? Well, have I got a case-in-point for you! The Hi-Ho Diner (sign pictured above) … Continue reading

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