Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and the Nintendo Wii. This game takes place shortly after the events of its prequel, Epic Mickey. Unlike Epic Mickey, this game features co-op action where player 1 plays as Mickey Mouse and player 2 plays as Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
In this game, Mickey returns to Wasteland (a realm where forgotten toons reside) only to find it has become inert (due to the damage caused by the quake) as well as finding that the Mad Doctor has turned over a new leaf (which is in fact an act of deception for a much grander, evil scheme). As such, both Mickey and Oswald work together to save Wasteland and Stop the Mad Doctor. The game has two endings (the game’s ending as well as the fate of the Mad Doctor depends on your actions in the game).
The main protagonists in this game are Mickey Mouse, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Ortensia and Gus the Gremlin. The main antagonists in this game are the Mad Doctor and Prescott the Gremlin.
The multiple versions of Pete we see in this game are Big Bad Pete, Pete Pan (Adventureland version of Pete), Petetronic (Tomorrowland version of Pete) and Small Pete (It’s A Small World version of Pete).
In conclusion, I found this game to be both magically heartwarming and spiritually, wonderfully amazing. Truly, this is a one of a kind Disney game that has touched and forever will touch the hearts of children throughout the ages.
Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring for the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox. Unlike other Lord of the Rings video games, this game’s storyline is entirely based on the first Lord of the Rings book.
The cast of playable characters in this game are Frodo Baggins (Hobbit)(Weapons: Dagger/Elven Blade-Sting/Stones/Mithril Shirt/The One Ring), Aragorn (Human)(Weapons: LongSword/Sword of Kings-Anduril the Flame of the West) and Gandalf (Wizard)(Weapons: Elven Blade-Glamdring the FoeHammer/Magic-Fire Blast, Chain Lightning and Heal).
The protagonists in this game are Samwise “Sam” Gamgee (Hobbit),
Meriadoc “Merry” Brandybuck (Hobbit),
Peregrin “Pippin” Took (Hobbit),
Lord Elrond (Elf),
Bilbo Baggins (Hobbit),
Lord Celeborn (Elf) and Lady Galadriel (Elf).
The antagonists in this game are The Nazgul “Ring-Wraiths”,
Old Man Willow (Tree),
The Watcher in the Water (Sea Monster),
The Balrog of Morgoth “Durin’s Bane”,
Uruk-Hai and the Fell Beasts.
In conclusion, I liked how they based this game on its novel counterpart instead of its movie counterpart. It was truly in fact an incredibly, ingenious/imaginative accomplishment on their part as well as an honorably, utmost praise to J. R. R. Tolkien himself.
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Here are my thoughts; I enjoyed it, the film had a lot of surprising twists and turns, that you didn’t see coming.
The cast: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell and Hugh Grant did an excellent performance and I do give Hugh Grant credit…cause his character was funny and stole the whole movie.
The story was good, focusing on the main character and other characters’ point of view. Also the film reminded me of the first two Sherlock Holmes that Guy Ritchie directed and Quentin Tarantino films.
Guy Ritchie did a great job directing and writing the film.
For the record: the film is R-rated.
I give this movie an A+
Here my thoughts: the movie was good, very interesting true story that involves a corporate defense lawyer taking on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.
The film is based on the 2016 article “The Lawyer Who Became DuPont‘s Worst Nightmare” by Nathaniel Rich, published in The New York Times Magazine. Parts of the story were also reported by Mariah Blake, whose 2015 article, “Welcome to Beautiful Parkersburg, West Virginia” was a National Magazine Award finalist, and Sharon Lerner, whose series “Bad Chemistry” ran in the Intercept.
Also the movie is very strong, intense and emotional, Robert Bilott fought justice…understanding what is happening with the waters and others.
And the cast: Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp, Victor Garber and Bill Pullman did an amazing performance, they captured the emotion of the real people…terrifically
When you watch the movie…you learn the story, understand the human emotion and something that everyone asks the question is why, when and knowing.
I give this movie a B+
Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie’s Revenge for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. This game was first released on October 21, 2004. This game is a direct sequel to The Nightmare Before Christmas movie.
In this game, Jack Skellington leaves Halloween Town again to seek new ideas and discoveries to improve on Halloween. Before leaving, Doctor Finkelstein gives Jack his latest creation: the “Soul Rubber” as a farewell gift.
In his absence, Oogie Boogie’s minions (Lock, Shock and Barrel) sew Oogie Boogie back together who in turn takes over Halloween Town, brainwashes Doctor Finkelstein, imprisons 5 of the 7 holiday leaders and attempts to take his revenge on both Santa Claus and Jack Skellington in order to ultimately become the 7 Holiday’s King.
When Jack Skellington returns to Halloween Town on December 24, he must maneuver through Oogie’s traps, battle past Oogie’s army of skeletons and ghosts, rescue Oogie’s prisoners and confront Oogie’s Minions (Lock, Shock and Barrel), Oogie’s Shadow and Oogie Boogie himself.
The 7 holidays in this game are Halloween, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Thanksgiving, Independence Day, Easter and Christmas.
In conclusion, I found this game to be a celebratory accomplishment to multiple, major, big-time holidays as well as combining the fear with the cheer.
Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review a Power Ranger Christmas episode: I’m Dreaming of a White Ranger. This is the 16th episode in the 3rd season of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers as well as the 2nd Power Rangers Christmas special.
The episode plot is described as follows: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and at the North Pole; Brainwashing children was Lord Zedd’s goal.
His inventions were stirring, all the plans have been made; So Rito and Goldar and the Tengas just played.
While Santa and his helpers are held at their shop, There’s a good chance that Christmas will just go kerplop.
Now the Rangers have been summoned to put a stop to this deed, But have they the power they’ll eventually need?
In short, the Power Rangers have to save Christmas without their powers due to a combination of the North Pole’s unique polarity and a cross-current of holiday magic.
In conclusion, I found this episode to showcase the Christmas spirit both magically and heroically.
Hello, My name is Charles and I’m here to review the movie Care Bears: Nutcracker Suite. This movie was first released on December 10, 1988.
In this movie, The Care Bears (TenderHeart Bear, FunShine Bear and Grumpy Bear), The Care Bear Cousins (BraveHeart Lion and LotsaHeart Elephant), The Care Bear Cubs (Hugs and Tugs) and their new human friends (Anna and her little brother Peter) try to help an amnesiac Nutcracker “who is in fact The Prince of Toyland” as he attempts to rescue The Sugar Plum Fairy, recover the Prince’s magic ring “whosoever wears this ring has complete control over Toyland” and liberate Toyland from the tyrannical wizard, The Evil Vizier and his army of rats, led by the Rat King.
In conclusion, I found this movie to be a true dedication to Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker as well as being one of two Care Bear movies to be based off of a different franchise “the other franchise is Alice in Wonderland.”
Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review Felix the Cat Saves Christmas. This movie was first released on October 12, 2004.
The protagonists in this movie are Felix the Cat and his Magic Bag,
Poindexter (Felix the Cat’s best friend/Scientist/The Professor’s nephew),
Santa Claus and The Snowkids.
The antagonists in this movie are The Professor (Scientist/Poindexter’s uncle/Felix the Cat’s arch-enemy),
Rock Bottom (a humanoid dog/The Professor’s Henchman) and the Snow Monster.
In this movie, when The Professor and Rock Bottom plot to create the world’s biggest blizzard in order to ruin Christmas. Thus, Felix the Cat and Poindexter must travel to the North Pole to help Santa Claus and save Christmas.
In conclusion, I found this movie to be one of Felix the Cat’s greatest achievements in all things heroic. Thus, I conclude this article with a “Righty Ho-Ho-Ho” as said by Felix the Cat in this movie.
Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review Tom & Jerry: A Nutcracker Tale. This movie was first released on October 2, 2007.
The protagonists for this movie are Jerry Mouse,
La Petite Ballerina,
Nelly the Toy Horse,
Paulie the Ornament Elf and the Toymaker.
The antagonists for this movie are Tom Cat,
Butch the Black Cat,
Prime Minister Lackey and the King of the Cats.
In conclusion, I found this movie to be a real holiday treat for it features a combination of the musical enchantments of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker as well as the comical mayhem of Tom & Jerry.
Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review The Muppet Christmas Carol. This movie was first released on December 11, 1992.
The cast of characters are Michael Caine as Ebenezer Scrooge,
Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit,
Miss Piggy as Emily Cratchit,
The Great Gonzo as Charles Dickens,
Rizzo the Rat as Himself,
Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker as Charity Collectors,
Fozzie Bear as Fozziwig’
Sam Eagle as Schoolmaster,
Statler and Waldorf as Jacob and Robert Marley.
This movie features a muppet-version of the Christmas Carol that is filled with both songs and humor (most of this movie’s humor centers around Gonzo and Rizzo).
In conclusion, I found this movie to be hilariously rich in the fictional culture that is the Christmas Carol (especially when The Great Gonzo stars as the author of the Christmas Carol himself).