Movies

Why the Hell Did Straight-to-VHS Disney Sequels Ever Exist?

Before we get started, I just have to say, I kind of love The Return of Jafar. I know it doesn’t capture the magic of…

No One Has Range Like Richard Kind

Years ago, I heard a showbiz anecdote from a late-night TV writers room. The staff was working up a segment and realized that they might…

Does Every Kids’ Movie Character Really Need a Tragic Backstory?

Hugh Lofting’s 1920 novel The Story of Doctor Dolittle: Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts Never…

A Brief History of That ‘Bad Boys’ Song They’re Always Singing in the ‘Bad Boys’ Movies

In Bad Boys for Life, Marcus (Martin Lawrence) makes an appeal to his partner Mike (Will Smith): Maybe it’s time for them to stop being…