Category: Disney+

“Making the Wish”


Was this basically a commercial for Disney Cruise Line? Yes. Yes it was.

Did I look at the cost of a cruise and pass out from the price to spend less than a week on this particular ship? Yes. Yes I did.

Was this still a fascinating documentary about cruise ship construction and how intricate the planning and execution is on one of these ships, illustrating the true magic it takes to pull it all off? You bet it is.

I couldn’t decide what to watch the other night, but didn’t want to dedicate a full 2+ hours to a full movie, so I landed on this. Not too shabby…

“Tall Tale”


One of many childhood favorites I’ve been able to revisit thanks to Disney+. Just as good as I remembered it! Classic Disney magic. Great coming of age story. Just enough goofy to remind you it’s a Disney movie. Perfect balance.

Swayze plays a close to perfect hero. Scott Glenn plays a villain akin to his brilliant performance in “Backdraft.”

“Ice Princess”


Lace up your skates and get ready for this film to triple axle its way into your heart. (This line is just as cheesy as this movie) In true Disney film fashion, the characters all find themselves and their true callings after being put in what first appear to be incredibly awkward situations, only to find out following their heart would lead them to victory in the end. Who knew physics are the key to becoming a championship caliber figure skater over the course of about a month? And… the adorkable knight in shining armor who drives the Zamboni gets the girl.

In the words of the Disney+ description, “a brainy ugly duckling realizes her dream of becoming a champion figure skater…” although, none of the characters skate anywhere near “ugly duckling.” If Michelle Tratchenberg, Kim Cattrall, or Hayden Panettiere are in it, I will watch it. Every time.

“Mighty Ducks”


EMILIO! A solid Disney original. Underdog story with a hot shot learning humility, family drama, and a group of misfits becoming a kickass hockey team. This one has it all. Kind of miss when the NHL team had the cool logo and was owned by Disney. The 90’s were a wild time. Definitely give this one a shot.