Television

Back to the future viewing

October 14, 2020

A need for feel-good content has ramped up everyone’s nostalgia levels rather than opting for the investment of watching something unproven.

Film

Hamilton musical premieres on Disney+

July 21, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ aired on Disney+ this month, with the streaming platform removing their free trial deal ahead of the Broadway hits’ premiere.

Film

Disney+ has arrived in Ireland

April 13, 2020

Amongst many people, there is a strong sense of nostalgia associated with Disney. Scores of forgotten gems reappear whilst scrolling aimlessly

Film

The magic is still alive in Disney’s Frozen II

December 11, 2019

Frozen II had big shoes to fill following its release in November. The first Frozen film was released in 2013, grossing  $1.27 billion, making it the most successful and biggest animated film of all time. Six years on from the “Let It Go” music machine and Olaf plush toys are still being sold worldwide.

Film

The latest trend of live-action remakes

April 17, 2019

The current trend works in a similar way by taking tales as old as time which will appeal not only to children, but also a generation of adults with a specific, nostalgic connection to one version.

Film

The Lion King remake

November 22, 2017

Hakuna Matata, The Lion King is an upcoming live-action musical film drama, directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It’s a remake of the 1994 animated film.

Film

REVIEW: Saving Mr. Banks

December 20, 2013

Daniel McDonald on why “Saving Mr Banks” was never going to be “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”