Tag Archives: Animated

Justice League: Doom (2012)

Review by CJ

Director:
Lauren Montgomery

Starring:
Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg, Nathan Fillion, Michael Rosenbaum, Carl Lumbly, Bumper Robinson, Phil Morris, Carlos Alazraqui, Claudia Black, Paul Blackthorne, Olivia d’Abo, Alexis Denisof

Other notable appearances:
Grey DeLise, Brian George, Juliet Landau, Bruce Timm

Running time:
75 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, Justice League Unlimited, Justice League: The New Frontier

 

The Legion of Doom use altered versions of Batman’s (Conroy) contingency plans to take down the Justice League. But that’s only the first part of their diabolical desires.

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Moana (2016)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Ron Clements, John Musker

Starring:
Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House

Other notable appearances:
Alan Tudyk, Jemaine Clement, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, Sven the Reindeer

Running time:
107 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Frozen, Hercules, Zootopia, BraveThe Little MermaidTangled

 

When demigod Maui (Johnson) steals the goddess Te Fiti’s heart, he unleashes a curse on the world that is destined to destroy the planet. A thousand years later, the curse reaches the island of Motunui where the chieftain’s daughter Moana (Cravalho) is chosen by the ocean to find Maui and return Te Fiti’s heart.

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The Good Dinosaur (2015)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Peter Sohn

Starring:
Raymond Ochoa, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Jack Bright

Other notable appearances:
Steve Zahn, Anna Paquin, Sam Elliott, Peter Sohn

Running time:
93 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Lion King, Ice Age, The Pagemaster

 

On an Earth where the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs missed the planet, dinosaurs are the dominant species. Arlo (Ochoa) comes from a family of Apatosaurus farmers, but his constant fear prevents him from being able to make his mark.

During a storm and flash flood, Arlo is swept down river. Far from his family and accompanied by a wild human child, Arlo must overcome his fears if he ever hopes to get home.

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Vixen: Season One

Review by CJ

Vixen - Season 1

Director:
James Tucker

Writer:
Lauren Certo, Brian Ford Sullivan, Wendy Mericle, Keto Shimizu

Starring:
Megalyn Echikunwoke, Stephen Amell, Grant Gustin

Other notable appearances:
Neil Flynn, Carlos Valdes, Emily Bett Rickards, Anika Noni Rose, Sean Patrick Thomas

Running time:
5-7 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
6

 

Mari McCabe (Echikunwoke) is a young woman who was orphaned as a baby. When she tries to use the necklace left by her birth mother to trace her family, Mari discovers the necklace has the power to grant her the strength and abilities of certain animals. This discovery brings Mari to the attention of friend and foe alike.

Vixen is an animated web series set in the Arrowverse. The Arrowverse is the universe in which television shows Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow exist.

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Finding Dory (2016)

Review by CJ

Finding Dory

Director:
Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane

Starring:
Ellen Degeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Ed O’Neill

Other notable appearances:
Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Idris Elba, Dominic West, Bob Peterson, Bill Hader, Sigourney Weaver, Andrew Stanton, Willem Dafoe, Brad Garrett, Allison Janney

Running time:
103 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, Toy Story 3

 

When Dory (Degeneres) suddenly starts remembering clues about who her parents are, Marlin (Brooks) and Nemo (Rolence) agree to help her find them on a trek that will once again take them across the ocean.

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