40 BEFORE 40: WATCHING THE ENTIRE DISNEY ANIMATED CATALOG – THE SECOND SIX MOVIES

For those of you who may not know, I recently came up with a list of 40 things I want to do before I’m 40 years old, which you can read here. I just turned 32 so that’s 8 years to accomplish these things and I think I can do it. One of those things is watching the entire Disney animated catalog from beginning to end, which is a serious undertaking. It has been made SOOOO much easier since the beginning of Disney+ – at least I have access to them now! I’m planning on writing little short reviews in chunks, five to six movies at a time, so hold on tight, let’s do this!

If you’d like to read the reviews for the first six movies, you can do so here.

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Five Reasons I’m Obsessed with Disney’s Descendants Right Now

Lately I’ve been seriously obsessed with Disney’s DCOM trilogy, Descendants. If you don’t know what that is, let me tell you! Its sort of a “what happens next” after the happily ever after of the Disney fairy tales that we all know and love. The main characters are Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos – four kids that are the children of villains – Malificent, Evil Queen, Jafar and Cruella de Vil. All of the villains and their offspring live on what is called the Isle of the Lost, cut off from the rest of society. Ben is the son of the Beast and Belle and about to becoming the newly crowned king of Auradon, the kingdom in which the Beasts rules with allll the other fairy tale characters and their children. Ben decides to give a few of the Isle kids a chance to live in Auradon and the story goes from there.

It is directed and choreographed by Kenny Ortega – who you might know from his work with Newsies, the High School musical trilogy, Dirty Dancing and more. I adore Kenny and this movie series kept sort of popping up on my radar but I just never took the time to do anything about it. I know that Melissa de la Cruz has also written a book series in tandem with the movies but I’ve never read them.

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40 Before 40: Watching the Entire Disney Animated Catalog – The First Six Movies

For those of you who may not know, I recently came up with a list of 40 things I want to do before I’m 40 years old. I turn 32 in about a month so that’s 8 years to accomplish these things and I think I can do it. One of those things is watching the entire Disney animated catalog from beginning to end, which is a serious undertaking. It has been made SOOOO much easier since the beginning of Disney+ – at least I have access to them now! I’m planning on writing little short reviews in chunks, five to six movies at a time, so hold on tight, let’s do this!

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Movie Review: Little Women (And How Greta Gerwig Was Totally Oscar SNUBBED)

Based on the beloved novel by Louisa May Alcott, Little Women tells the stories of the four March sisters in Civil War era as they navigate daily life. Jo longs to be a writer and break down the walls that hold her back as a woman expected to marry. Meg desires to be married to a wealthy man who can bring her the comforts in life. Amy fights off the shadows of her sisters at every turn and tries to stand out while Beth is the sweet younger sister who enjoys being in the company of her family. The movie follows the girls as they chase their dreams and hit many bumps along the way.

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Movie Review: Brittany Runs A Marathon!

New Yorker Brittany Forgler is everybody’s best friend ― except maybe her own. At 27, her hard-partying ways, chronic underemployment and toxic relationships are catching up with her, but when she stops by a new doctor’s office to try to score some Adderall, she gets slapped with a prescription she never wanted: Get healthy. 

I can say with totally authority that first time running totally looks like this at first haha

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