Okay, the election is behind us and the holiday season is not yet here. We have been given a breather, a moment in which to pause and reflect. So let’s fix Planet of the Apes!
In which Julie and I travel out of town to dine out at a moderately famous restaurant and attend a local theatrical production.
I had some thoughts that I was going to write in the comments, but then I figured it would be too long. And yep, it’s a long one. Strap in, everyone!
The summer blockbuster season has prompted me to contemplate certain long-running and generally well-liked cinematic franchises – and why they even exist.
I’ve had some crushes on celebrities over the years, so let’s talk about them!
This thought occurred to me as I was driving home the other night. I was listening to the soundtrack to Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, it was at the part where the mob sings: “We don’t like what we don’t understand, in fact it scares us…” I thought “huh, Trump voters.” And then it hit me… Donald Trump is a Disney Villain.