Jab’s Reviews: 101 Dalmatians

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ONE-HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS (1961): Written by: Dodie Smith (novel), Bill Peet (solo) This one’s one of the most well-remembered “Middle Period” Disney movies (and the first to be set in the modern day, actually!), owing primarily to its singularly-memorable villain; one so legendary that she’s become completely iconic. Cruella de […]

Jab’s Reviews: Sleeping Beauty

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SLEEPING BEAUTY (1959): Written by: Charles Perrault, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Ted Sears, Ralph Wright & Milt Banta Sleeping Beauty. One of the crowning jewels of the pre-’90s Animated Canon, and for good reason. Oddly, I don’t think this one was released among the big stream of movies […]

Jab’s Reviews: Lady and the Tramp

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LADY AND THE TRAMP (1955): Written by: Ward Greene (original short story), Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ralph Wright, Don DaGradi & Joe Grant A famous one, mainly for two iconic Disney scenes- the Bella Notte spaghetti kiss, and the We Are Siamese If You Please cats (who probably make every person from Thailand SUPER SUPER […]

Jab’s Reviews: The Head

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“The Head” is a short-lived series from MTV, created for their indie-animation showcase “Liquid Television” (where “Beavis & Butt-head” & “AEon Flux” also came from)- it’s the tale of a freakishly-deformed trade-school student who is charged with halting an alien invasion by the alien that lives in his head. It […]

Jab’s Reviews: Peter Pan

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PETER PAN (1953) Written by: J.M. Barrie (original work), Ted Sears, Erdman Penner, Bill Peet, Winston Nibler, Joe Rinaldi, Milt Banta, Ralph Wright & Bill Cottrell Arguably one of Disney’s most famous movies, particularly for its era, and it’s funny because it’s one of the few that’s REALLY famous for non-Disney-related […]