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What Pixar’s ‘Onward’ Is Missing

Pixar’s new film 'Onward' begins with a particularly exciting notion: that magic is real. At least, in the world of the film, magic is real as we see in an opening montage.

How ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Closes Rey’s Journey

J.J. Abrams circles back to where he began with 'The Force Awakens' in the final chapter of the Skywalker Saga.

Where ‘Jumanji’ Can Go After ‘Next Level’

The ending of 'Jumanji: The Next Level' leaves the franchise wide open for more.

‘Frozen 2’ and Its Unanswered Elsa Questions

'Frozen II' skims the surface of a world and a character. It never really explores how Elsa got her powers.

How ‘Frozen 2’ Tries to Find a New “Let It Go”

After the success of the 2013 film's hit song, 'Frozen 2' has two massive solo numbers to add to the mix.

How ‘Lion King’ Music Differs From the Original

The new 'Lion King' songs boast talents such as Beyonce and Donald Glover, but there's something jarring about seeing photo-realistic animals sing.

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ and the Hidden Charms of Mysterio

Jake Gyllenhaal brings hidden charms to 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' and the character of Mysterio.

How ‘Toy Story 4’ Says Goodbye (Again)

The ending of 'Toy Story 4' manages to sidestep 'Toy Story 3' without denigrating it.

How ‘Toy Story 4’ Surprises With Its Villain

'Toy Story 4's' Gabby Gabby is unlike the antagonists the Pixar franchise has seen before.

What ‘Soul’ Says About the Future of Pixar

In the age of sequels, Pixar will have two original films out in 2020, thanks to 'Onward' and 'Soul.'

The Hidden Potential of ‘Men in Black: International’

After Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson proved a winning pairing in 'Thor: Ragnarok,' why didn't 'Men in Black' lean into their chemistry?

‘Aladdin’ and the Challenge of Following Robin Williams

Will Smith steps into one of his most scrutinized roles in the Disney remake. Can he live up to Robin Williams' legacy?