Jab’s Reviews: The Black Cauldron

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THE BLACK CAULDRON (1985): Written by: Lloyd Alexander (Original Book Series), Ted Berman, Vance Gerry, Joe Hale, David Jonas, Roy Morita, Richard Rich, Art Stevens, Al Wilson & Peter Young   This is a controversial one for many reasons. It basically Disney-fies a semi-popular children’s novel (The Chronicles of Prydain, which […]

Jab’s Reviews: OZ, The TV Show

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“OZ… that’s the name on the street for the Oswald State Maximum Security Correctional Facility- Level Four” This show stands out as one of my all-time favorites, despite a few hiccups. This was HBO’s very-first original series, before “The Sopranos”, “Sex and the City”, “The Wire” and others came THIS. […]

Jab’s Reviews: The Rescuers

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Penny: But if I don’t get back to the orphanage… I’ll never get adopted. Madame Medusa: Adopted? What makes you think anyone would want a homely little girl like you? Penny: *sheds a single tear*   — Seriously, HOLY SHIT THE RESCUERS (1977): Written by: Margery Sharp (Original Books), Larry Clemmons, Vance Gerry, Ken […]

Jab’s Reviews: Robin Hood

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ROBIN HOOD (1973): Written by: Larry Clemmons, Ken Anderson, Vance Gerry, Frank Thomas, Eric Cleworth, Julius Svendsen & David Michener Robin Hood came out at a time when Disney’s fortunes were a bit on the wane, and so some cost-cutting was required. After deciding to take the classic tale and make all […]