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A weekly podcast dedicated to the Disney movie canon. Each week, we deep dive into a different film to determine if the classics hold up, and if the new releases compare.

A weekly podcast dedicated to the Disney movie canon. Each week, we deep dive into a different film to determine if the classics hold up, and if the new releases compare.

Location:

United States

Description:

A weekly podcast dedicated to the Disney movie canon. Each week, we deep dive into a different film to determine if the classics hold up, and if the new releases compare.

Language:

English


Episodes

Monoreel Radio Episode #209- Mickey: The Story Of a Mouse

11/27/2022
This week we review and discuss the new Disney Plus documentary "Mickey: The Story of A Mouse". What were we surprised to learn about Mickey? How did Disney do handling the "not so magical" parts of Mickey's past? Where does this rank amongst other Disney documentaries? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:00:50:26

Monoreel Radio: Dockside Chat #8 - Spooky Season in Orlando, a Walt Disney World Staycation and the Return of Bob Iger

11/23/2022
It was a two-margarita night at Dockside Margaritas as we recap spooky season in Orlando, the Wine and Dine Half Marathon, a staycation at the parks, and the shocking return of Bob Iger.

Duration:01:47:08

Monoreel Radio Episode #208 - Pinocchio (2022)

11/16/2022
This week we review and discuss the live action remake of "Pinocchio". Are the changes they made necessary? Is the soundtrack lacking? What is the outlook for the upcoming slate of remakes? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:31:03

Monoreel Radio Episode #207 - Werewolf By Night

11/2/2022
This week we review and discuss "Werewolf By Night". How does this feel compared to other Marvel projects? Does this style of filmmaking work for Marvel? Should Marvel continue to focus on television or stick to their blockbusters? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:00:35:28

Monoreel Radio Episode #206 - Hocus Pocus 2

10/27/2022
This week we review and discuss "Hocus Pocus 2". Do we need this sequel? How true is it to the original? Which of the two do we prefer? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:30:56

Monoreel Radio: Dockside Chat #7 - Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2022

10/17/2022
This week we discuss our first Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, dining at Morimoto Asia in Disney Springs, and of course, the price hikes.

Duration:01:41:10

Monoreel Radio Bonus Episode: The Mighty Ducks Game Changers

10/16/2022
This week we review and discuss season 1 of "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers". Does this series have the spirit of the original franchise? How do we feel about the Ducks as the villains? Are there continuity issues? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:27:36

Monoreel Radio Episode #205 - D3: The Mighty Ducks

10/11/2022
This week we review and discuss 1996's "D3". Does this story do anything to move our beloved characters forward? Does the best scene in the franchise really come from this film? Did we need a third installment of the franchise? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:30:49

Monoreel Radio Episode #204 - D2: The Mighty Ducks

10/4/2022
This week our friend Andy joins us to discuss "D2". Is this sequel necessary? Do they continue to play with the rules of hockey for the sake of drama? What kind of effect did the franchise have up to this point? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:02:39:18

Monoreel Radio Episode #203 - The Mighty Ducks

9/28/2022
This week we celebrate the 30th anniversary of "The Mighty Ducks". How do they bend the rules of hockey to create drama? What kind of mania did this film cause? Does it still hold up? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:23:55

Monoreel Radio Episode #202 - Turning Red

9/21/2022
This week we review and discuss "Turning Red". Does Pixar capture the boyband era, or does the film feel dated? Is Ming too over the top? Is the film that controversial? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:35:44

Monoreel Radio Episode #201 - Inside Out

9/13/2022
As school is back into session, the term "coming of age" comes to mind, and no film embodies that better than "Inside Out". Is this film properly cast? Is it truly that relatable? Do we need a sequel? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:19:07

Monoreel Radio: Dockside Chat #6 - D23 Expo 2022 Reactions

9/12/2022
This week, we discuss a few new dining experiences we tried at Walt Disney World, as well as our immediate reactions to the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California.

Duration:01:45:23

Monoreel Radio Episode #200 - The Top 10 Disney Songs of All Time

9/7/2022
This week we celebrate 200 episodes of Monoreel Radio with a discussion of our Top 10 Disney songs of all time. Is there a correct way to write this list? Will this list be revisited? How deep are the cuts? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:04:07

Monoreel Radio Episode #199 - Mom’s Got A Date With A Vampire

9/1/2022
This week we play Disney Plus roulette and wound up on "Mom's Got A Date With A Vampire". This DCOM came out in 2000, but does it fall victim to 1990's tropes? Is the original version of the film trimmed down? Where does this rank amongst the other spooky DCOMS that we have discussed? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:31:58

Monoreel Radio Episode #198 - Brave

8/16/2022
This week, we discuss "Brave" as it celebrates its tenth anniversary. Whose film is this? How is Merida different from other Disney princesses? How has the movie aged? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:03:35

Monoreel Radio Episode #197 - Lilo and Stitch

8/13/2022
This week we review 2002's "Lilo and Stitch", which recently celebrated it’s 20th anniversary. How has our opinion of the film changed over the years? How does the animation in this film stack up against others in the Disney catalog? Do we like Stitch more as a character in this film or as a character in the parks? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:11:47

Monoreel Radio: Dockside Chat #5 - Boathouse Brunch and AP Magnets

8/9/2022
This week we discuss Boathouse Brunch, obtaining our Passholder magnets and enjoying Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs.

Duration:00:54:06

Monoreel Radio Episode #196 - The Rescuers Down Under

8/2/2022
This week our friend Pat Gessner joins us to review and discuss "The Rescuers Down Under". How was this film groundbreaking? Why was it a box office bomb? Does the film still hold up? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:39:21

Monoreel Radio Episode #195 - The Rescuers

7/26/2022
This week we celebrate the 45th Anniversary of "The Rescuers". Are the characters properly developed? How underrated is this Disney villain? How was the film ahead of its time? All of that and more this week on Monoreel Radio.

Duration:01:11:47