Author Archive: Jerry Roberts

Jerry Roberts is a film critic and operator of two websites, Armchair Cinema and Armchair Oscars.

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A Study in Disney: ‘Make Mine Music’ (1946)

A Study in Disney: ‘Make Mine Music’ (1946)

Disney has been with us for almost a century now, and so it is safe to say that there might only be a finite number of people left whose childhood wasn’t touched by one of Walt’s confections.  They’re part of our culture, part of our collective imagination.  Over the next several months, I am going […]

| November 28, 2021
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A Study in Disney: ‘The Three Caballeros’ (1944)

A Study in Disney: ‘The Three Caballeros’ (1944)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| November 26, 2021
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A Study in Disney: ‘Saludos Amigos’ (1942)

A Study in Disney: ‘Saludos Amigos’ (1942)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| November 24, 2021
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A Study in Disney: ‘Bambi’ (1942)

A Study in Disney: ‘Bambi’ (1942)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| November 22, 2021
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A Study in Disney: ‘Dumbo’ (1941)

A Study in Disney: ‘Dumbo’ (1941)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| November 20, 2021
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Black Friday (2021)

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Black Friday (2021)

It is hard to dismiss the horror-comedy Black Friday for ambition, however on the level of execution you admit to yourself that it never quite makes it to the winner’s circle.  That’s too bad because a Christmas zombie picture featuring horror icons Devon Sawa and Bruce Campbell could and should be a lot better. It […]

| November 19, 2021
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A Study in Disney: ‘Fantasia’ (1940)

A Study in Disney: ‘Fantasia’ (1940)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| November 18, 2021
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A Study in Disney: ‘Pinocchio’ (1940)

A Study in Disney: ‘Pinocchio’ (1940)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| November 16, 2021
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