filmmaking

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…

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…

The ‘Bad Boys’ Movies Have Always Been Terrible

It’s been so long since 1995’s Bad Boys that the film’s stars have been able to recycle old anecdotes while promoting their new sequel, Bad…