Star Wars Goes Rogue

When Disney ripped the Star Wars universe from the cold dead hands of George Lucas, many were afraid of the franchise's future. Those people were wrong. There are plenty of times Disney has made epic and costly mistakes, but they typically come in the form of a John Carter or Lone Ranger. Typically, Disney's misfires are attempts at future … Continue reading Star Wars Goes Rogue

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Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: First Kid

1996 was a big cultural year for America. We hosted the Atlanta Summer Olympics, which was subsequently bombed by terrorists, killing one person and injuring over 100 more; the first three-parent baby was conceived through mitochondrial donation in New Jersey, of all places; The Ramones played their final show while Bob Dole was officially nominated for President … Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: First Kid

Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: BLANK CHECK

Released in February of 1994 amidst the establishment of NAFTA, the violent clubbing of Nancy Kerrigan, the end of the Clinton/Yeltsin nuclear arms chicken-match, Lorena Bobbitt being found not guilty by reason of insanity for chopping off her husband's cock, and still no sign of Israeli/Palestinian peace, Walt Disney Pictures' Blank Check was released in theaters making over $30M on a $13M budget, … Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: BLANK CHECK