7 Obscure, Kooky Brand Mascots | [Out of Order]

Hello and welcome aboard the Train! On this special episode of Out of Order, we’ll be looking back at something a little more obscure then normal. On the average post, I go over and review movies and Tv primarily. But today is an unique endeavor where I talk about commercials. Now, I love watching retroContinue reading “7 Obscure, Kooky Brand Mascots | [Out of Order]”

Scrooge McDuck’s Trove: Underrated Disney Gems | Lighttrain

Hello and welcome aboard the Lighttrain! My name is G.h Nowak, I’m the train’s conductor. Not too terribly long ago the live action adaption of the Disney animated classic Mulan was available on the company’s streaming service for a $30 rental. If you hadn’t already known, I highly recommend… Not watching these remakes. Pulled aContinue reading “Scrooge McDuck’s Trove: Underrated Disney Gems | Lighttrain”

From THE INCREDIBLES to UP: Every Pixar Film Reviewed Vol. 2 | LightTrain

The groundbreaking animators over at Pixar have touched the hearts of many and connected audiences with hundreds of sympathetic characters by taking old tropes and adding a drop of their own unique spin. But even though every dog has their day, they have also fallen short of the standards audiences would come to expect. DivingContinue reading “From THE INCREDIBLES to UP: Every Pixar Film Reviewed Vol. 2 | LightTrain”

“I Suspect Everyone and I Suspect No One”: A Shot in the Dark (1964) Review | Lighttrain

Bang! Welcome back, my friends, to the Lighttrain; I’m your conductor today. Whodunits are a fun genre to tackle, and even I’ve written some of it myself. There’s even one that took place on a train, the Orient Express. Maybe I’ll tackle that one another time, but now we’re covering the Blake Edwards comedy classicContinue reading ““I Suspect Everyone and I Suspect No One”: A Shot in the Dark (1964) Review | Lighttrain”

Dragon’s Lair: Evolving the Arcade | Lighttrain

Good evening, folks! I’m your conductor at it again with a fresh new retrospective study. And to keep in ties with my previous review, which covered 80s films, let’s walk right next door from the multiplex to the Arcade. Let’s see, Space Invaders, Popeye, Galaga… ah, Dragon’s Lair! Now this game was the creation ofContinue reading “Dragon’s Lair: Evolving the Arcade | Lighttrain”

From TOY STORY to FINDING NEMO: Every Pixar Film Reviewed Vol. 1 – LightTrain

In 1994, a collective troupe of imagineers under the Lucasfilm banner unveiled the first Pixar Image Computer. This has since paved the way for more than 24 feature films and about 40 shorts from the studio. Today, these groundbreaking animators have touched many hearts and connected us with hundreds of sympathetic characters by taking oldContinue reading “From TOY STORY to FINDING NEMO: Every Pixar Film Reviewed Vol. 1 – LightTrain”

“Great Scott! “: The Back to the Future Trilogy Review – LightTrain

This is heavy. What’s new, I’m your conductor Gavin Nowak and earlier this week I was transported to an alternate reality through a jar of Peter Pan™ peanut butter. There were many differences between this universe and our own, like Pinky and the Brain finally took over the world and initiated global peace. After IContinue reading ““Great Scott! “: The Back to the Future Trilogy Review – LightTrain”

A Roger Rabbit Retrospective, and 3 Points of Living Animation – LightTrain

Clickety Clack Down the Track and welcome aboard once again! Just a brief reminder: I am not talking about the Oscars this year, as everyone else seems to pump out articles about it left and right and my posts take a longer time to make. For now, here’s one of my backup posts where IContinue reading “A Roger Rabbit Retrospective, and 3 Points of Living Animation – LightTrain”

Ghostbusters (1984) Review: Ghosts, Ghouls, and Giggles – LightTrain

Salutations and welcome back aboard the train. Answer this: Who you gonna call? That’s right, the pizza delivery man. But for real, there’s no doubt that Ghostbusters is a decent mixture of humor, action, and the paranormal wrapped up with a bow. But, why? How is this seemingly silly film starring a gargantuan marshmallow mascotContinue reading “Ghostbusters (1984) Review: Ghosts, Ghouls, and Giggles – LightTrain”

Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back Review – LightTrain

Greetings and welcome aboard! I’m your conductor Gavin Nowak and today let’s take the train back to 1980 and take a close look at The Empire Strikes Back. As you know the presumed “end” of the saga has just been released recently hence why I have decided to examine probably the most praised entry inContinue reading “Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back Review – LightTrain”