POSTS TAGGED 'Pete’s Dragon'
One often used trope in family and animated films involves a protagonist befriending an outsider, usually of the fantastical variety. The earliest iteration of this I can remember was the friendship born between Elliott (Henry Thomas) and the alien in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). But…READ MORE
David Lowery‘s A Ghost Story, his second film featuring actors Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara after 2013’s Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, is as much about the life within people as it is about the life within a house which makes it a home, and the slow, sometimes…READ MORE
The remake train marches on, this time with Walt Disney Studios’ Pete’s Dragon (2016). I’ll admit to you, dear reader, that the original 1977 picture doesn’t hold any nostalgic value for me. It was primarily used by my elementary teachers to distract us students on…READ MORE