Tag: John Ratzenberger

Terrific Television: Cheers

Terrific Television: Cheers

Words cannot describe how Cheers (1982-1993) changed television since its premiere on CBS. The long-running and acclaimed sitcom is about a variety of workers at a Boston bar. The first characters of the series are former Red Sox player Sam Malone (Ted Danson), intricate Diane Chambers (Shelley Long), mailman Clifford Clavin (John Ratzenberger), bar regular … Continue reading Terrific Television: Cheers

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Top Ten: Film Endings That Had Tons Of Discussion

Top Ten: Film Endings That Had Tons Of Discussion

There are a lot of films that have very convincing endings and are much more talked about than the film itself. MAJOR SPOILER for those who have not seen the following films. Planet Of The Apes (2001): Leo (Mark Wahlberg) landed to Earth but learned that it had been ruled by apes. In other words, General … Continue reading Top Ten: Film Endings That Had Tons Of Discussion

Timeless Classics: Monsters, Inc.

Timeless Classics: Monsters, Inc.

One of the most iconic Disney/Pixar films of all time, Monsters, Inc. (2001) was able to help kids understand that life isn't all about fear. Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and James P. Sullivan (John Goodman) have been very great friends since attending Monsters University and eventually worked at Monsters Incorporated, where Sulley became one of … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Monsters, Inc.

Timeless Classics: Toy Story 3

Timeless Classics: Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3 (2010) continued where the equally iconic films Toy Story (1995) and Toy Story 2 (1999) left off, many years later to a great effect. Now grown-up, Andy is ready to go to college. So, he decides to leave his favorite toys including Woody (Tom Hanks) and Buzz (Tim Allen) behind. Andy's toys … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Toy Story 3

Timeless Classics: Toy Story 2

Timeless Classics: Toy Story 2

The toys are back in town with the equally timeless Toy Story 2 (1999) featuring some new characters and new messages. Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) saw that a collector named Al (Wayne Knight) stole Woody (Tom Hanks) from Andy's yard sale. Buzz is willing to have his friends rescue Woody. Meanwhile, Woody got to see … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Toy Story 2

Timeless Classics: Toy Story

Timeless Classics: Toy Story

For Timeless Classics, Toy Story has been an important selection because not only is the message for children timeless but the computer generated animation that was used on many films since then. Woody (Tom Hanks) is a cowboy doll who learned that his owner, Andy is having his birthday party. One of the gifts is … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Toy Story

Timeless Classics: Spirited Away

Timeless Classics: Spirited Away

Spirited Away (2001) is Hayao Miyazaki's Magnum Opus since it came out in Japan for dozens of reasons. A young girl named Chihiro (Rumi Hiiragi/Daveigh Chase) and her parents moved into a mysterious place. Her parents ate the food, which made Chihiro worried. As the day passed, her parents transformed into pigs and all of … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Spirited Away