Welcome to Public Domain Theater, your home for the wonderful world of films that have (in the United States, at least) fallen into the public domain, and are free for everyone to see! This month, we have for you a … Continue reading Public Domain Theater: The Most Dangerous Game (& “To Duck or Not to Duck”)
While we don’t get villain songs from the Pixar side of the Disney family, there are a lot of great songs to work with from the Disney films themselves. I almost want to consider Jack Skellington a villain because he … Continue reading 30 Day Disney Challenge Day 6: Your Favorite Villain’s Song
This is it! On today, the 58th anniversary of Spider-Man’s first publication, we’re going to decide who the Avocado thinks is the Superior Spider-Man. Continue reading The Avocado’s Favorite Spider-Man – FINALS!
The Beastmaster was a TV fixture in the early 90’s. I remembered beefcake and ferrets but forgot the storyline. Turns out the plot is basic good versus evil with a dose of animal cruelty and misogyny. If you can stomach … Continue reading Movie Recap: The Beastmaster (1982)
The coupling aspect of Disney is something that I’ve always enjoyed (though I’m now imaging if the old Coupling TV series was done with Disney characters…) and that’s just part and parcel of it. You have couples that click and connect … Continue reading 30 Day Disney Challenge Day 5: Your Favorite Couple
While things were kind of straightforward when it came to princes and princesses as well as villains, when the question is asked who is your favorite animal character from Disney, well, there’s a lot more to it. With there being … Continue reading 30 Day Disney Challenge Day 4: Your Favorite Animal
Once upon a time in Japanese-occupied China… Available online under Guizi lai le. Approximately 138 minutes. China in early 1945 is still under the control of Japan. The blockhouse in the village of Rack-Armor Terrace is being occupied … Continue reading WTF ASIA 111: Devils on the Doorstep (2000)
Who is the Best Spider-Person in the Spider-Verse? Who is the best live-action Spider-Man? And exactly who is the Superior Spider-Man? You decide! Continue reading The Avocado’s Favorite Spider-Man – ROUND 5!
This one will definitely be harder than you think. How many of the Disney prince’s can you even name? The third day brings us to the question of who your favorite prince is. Has it changed over the years as … Continue reading 30 Day Disney Challenge Day 3: Your Favorite Prince
Today’s prompt: What is your favorite film where one actor plays two different personalities? Continue reading Avocado Weekly Movie Thread (6/2)
This… may be harder than you think. The second day brings us to the question of who your favorite princess is. Has it changed over the years as more projects came out? Was your first princess the one that still … Continue reading 30 Day Disney Challenge Day 2: Your Favorite Princess
Welcome to my weekly discussion of the films of the Walt Disney Studio. I’m no longer proceeding chronologically, but rather coming through the films available on Disney+. The title comes from a quote from Walt, “I never called my work … Continue reading Building Entertainment: The Films of the Walt Disney Studio. The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men
Stephen Baldwin likes Lara Flynn Boyle, who likes Josh Charles, who likes Stephen Baldwin. They’re fit young college students living in the same dorm. The solution seems obvious… or does it? Threesome hadn’t much to offer a closeted teen in … Continue reading LGBT Movies: Threesome (1994) & Fun Down There (1989)
With only six Spider-People yet, the Avocado must start making the sadistic choice of who is the most Sensational Spider-Man! Continue reading The Avocado’s Favorite Spider-Man – ROUND 4!
After our wrap-up about a week ago of our 30 Day Comic Book Challenge, I wanted to do something that stepped a bit outside of my own comfort zone just a touch but also was a bit broader in that … Continue reading 30 Day Disney Challenge Day 1: Your Favorite Villain
Wallopin’ Web-Snappers! We got just 12 Spider-People and this Neighborhood isn’t getting any Friendlier. Swing in and choose your fave! Continue reading The Avocado’s Favorite Spider-Man – ROUND 3!
This week we lost Larry Kramer. The founder of ACT UP dedicated his life to activism but was also a talented author. His screenplay for Women in Love and his script for The Normal Heart were justly celebrated. Less known … Continue reading Movie Recap: Lost Horizon (1973)
It’s Round Two and there’s still too many Spider-Men! Who will the Avocado decide is the most Spectacular? Continue reading The Avocado’s Favorite Spider-Man – ROUND 2!
Some people cry in disgust at political corruption. Others laugh. Available online. Approximately 138 minutes. The year is 1582. General Akechi has betrayed his lord daimyo Oda Nobunaga. His forces kill both Oda and his eldest son Nobutada. A … Continue reading WTF ASIA 110: The Kiyosu Conference (2013)
Sylvester Stallone is THE LAW (or at least a decent approximation) in this brainless adaptation of the popular British comic character… a film which kinda, sorta accidentally endorses fascism. Continue reading The Discount Spinner Rack: JUDGE DREDD (1995)
This year, we celebrate two milestones from the same film director. Eighty years ago, an English film director released his first American film. He won the Academy Award for Best Picture, and he would go on to change the language … Continue reading Avocado Weekly Movie Thread (5/26)