Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

It’s the Bellringer from Notre Dame! Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise directed this Disney animated film based on Victor Hugo’s 1831 book of the same name (which, coincidentally I have decided to reread as an adult.) The film tells the story of the hunchback Quasimodo (Tom Hulse) who lives in Notre Dame Cathedral in the… Continue reading Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

The Flintstones (1994)

Brian Levant directed this comedy film based on the Hanna Barbara cartoon series of the same name. Fred Flintstone (John Goodman) lends his best friend Barney Rubble (Rick Moranis) money so he and his wife Bettie (Rosie O’Donnell) can adopt Bam bam. During an aptitude test, Barney switches his aptitude test with Fred with disastrous… Continue reading The Flintstones (1994)

Schindlers List (1993)

‘Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire’ Steven Spielberg directs this American historical period drama based on the true story of the unlikely figure who saved 1,100 Jews from being gassed at Autzwitz. Liam Neeson plays Oscar Schindler who arrives in Kraków hoping to make his fortune from World War 2. After joining the… Continue reading Schindlers List (1993)

Aladdin (1992) and Aladdin at the West End (2017)

‘Genie, you’re free’ Disney’s 31st animated Disney film directed by John Musker and Ron Clements tells the story of street urchin Aladdin (Scott Weineger) who has been sought after by the Sultan’s Vizier Jafar (Jonothan Freeman) to seek out a magic lamp in the cave of Wonders. Aladdin is often in trouble and meets the… Continue reading Aladdin (1992) and Aladdin at the West End (2017)