A Bug’s Life (1998)

   

Pixar is notorious for introducing worlds to us that we may already have as part of our lives but don’t actually know much about.  This is why we love Pixar.  They show us an entirely new viewpoint of the world around us.  Obviously, this movie shows us the world of bugs, particularly the life of an ant.  It’s beautiful. Funny, creative, and more then visually pleasing, this movie is definitely one of the best.

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Zenon: Z3 (2004)

   

Again, it’s up to Zenon to save the day! But this time, she not only needs to save the people in her Spay-Stay, she has to save the world! Zenon needs to convince everyone on the Moon to hightail it outta there before the Moon goddess, who wants everyone off her surface so she can live in peace, destroys the world with the crazy weather she has been causing. Raven makes a couple brief cameos in it, which made us wish she were in more of it. And just like the first two movies, no one believes Zenon, except her friends.  Why people? Why don’t you believe her? Have you learned nothing?!? You didn’t believe her in the first movie and you almost died. You didn’t believe her in the second movie and everything was almost ruined. Both times, she saved everyone and everything. So people in the future world…LISTEN TO AND BELIVE ZENON!

Also, how is it that the third movie has worse CGI effects than the first one? I know Disney Channel graphics are not the top quality that Disney is capable of, but this was ridiculous.

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Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999)

   

When I was 13, I thought Zenon was the coolest…or should I say a supernova girl major! She is a girl who does her own thing, oh so smart and trouble maker to the extreme. This is the first of three Zenon movies. Zenon has to save her Spay-Stay (Space Station) where she lives and grew up in as well as everyone in it. Zetus Lupetus! This movie is ok but is made so much better with Raven as Zenon’s best friend Nebula.  Her facial expressions and attitude is everything.

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Rip Girls (2000)

   

This movie is set in Hawaii so as we watched it, Melissa kept saying, “Where did they film this? What island? I don’t recognize anything.”  We soon found out it was filmed in Australia. Ah ha! Mystery solved. So, in case you were wondering as well, we thought you should know. I guess about the movie…it was ok.

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The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)

   

What? Movie isn’t streaming? Can’t rent the DVD? Well luckily, thanks to Disney Family Movies on Xfinity, the movie was available to watch on demand. Sweet!

Although this movie was not one of the greatest, it really wasn’t bad either. The acting was good, the movie didn’t drag and you felt for the characters and their situation. I even cried at the ending. Yes, that’s right. I cried. There are cute ponies in the it and in the end…well, I don’t want to give it away, but I cried!  We both actually liked this movie more than we ever would’ve guessed. Impersonating the accents, a must do activity when watching movies with accents, being a major surprise highlight (see scene when boys discover the giiirl up the tree). Overall, the story could be a bit boring for some and it’s not a movie that I would feel the need to say, “Let’s watch it!”, but better than expected and glad to have seen it this one time.

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Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

   

We love Tina Fey and we love the Muppets so we had high hopes for this movie. It did not reach those high hopes. We felt like it had musical numbers just for the sake of having/giving an actor a musical number. The songs didn’t really move the story along so felt like it dragged, that we had watched a half hour or so of movie and yet the story was in the same place. It did have its moments, though.  We did love Tina Fey (duh), it still had some classic Muppet humor and the scenes with Jean Pierre Napoleon (Ty Burrell) and Sam the Eagle were great. I would re-watched the movie just for those scenes…well I would re-watch those scenes.

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