FlixChatter Review: Turning Red (2022)

Pixar has always been able to take on weighty, serious subject and somehow make it a fun, humorous family entertainment. This time, filmmaker Domee Shi takes on a theme of teen puberty and the journey of self discovery. As a Southeast Asian-born critic, naturally it's wonderful to see part of myself represented in Turning Red's …

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FlixChatter Review: SOUL (2020)

It's been a while since I actually reviewed a Pixar movie. I haven't seen COCO and while I did see Onward last Spring, I didn't get a chance to review it. I've always liked movies about music and there is something so fun about SOUL that I watched it a day after its release on …

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Thursday Movie Picks #300: Movies About Animals

Happy Friday everyone! I'm a bit late to the TMP party but I love this week's topic that I still want to participate. The Thursday Movie Picks blogathon was spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog. The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of three …

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FlixChatter Review – COCO (2017)

Directed By: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina Written By: Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz , Matthew Aldrich & Adrian Molina Runtime: 1h 49min Before I get into this review, I want to address one of the main arguments I’ve heard about it: that Coco is a rip-off of DreamWorks’s 2013 film The Book of Life. I don’t think …

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Five for the Fifth: FEBRUARY 2016 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's primary blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. Well, it's February and V-day is next weekend. It seems that there are …

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Everybody’s Chattin + Trailer Spotlight: Finding Dory

Happy Midweek all! [just three more days until Friday] I've been thinking of taking a brief blogging break after the whirlwind film festivities of TCFF at the end of October. Well, I figure I should do that before the rush of holiday movies. I do have a top 10 TCFF picks to do still, so expect …

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The Film Emotion Blogathon: 5 films to represent the 5 emotions in Pixar’s Inside Out

I just heard about this blogathon on Drew's blog, but it was spearheaded by the Con Man blog, inspired by the Pixar hit Inside Out (which I adore). I love this idea and naturally I had to take part! Here are the rules for the Blogathon: Pick five films to represent the five emotions in …

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