EndEARing & Underrated: DINOSAUR

Unlike the name of this blog, the 2000s were not a very happy place for the Walt Disney Animation Studios. Only 2 films came out with a profit, but none were very memorable… 2000’s Dinosaur being the most forgotten. It seemed like it was bound for greatness, a CGI dino flick with Disney’s name on […]

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EndEARing & Underrated: The Rescuers Down Under

So happy to welcome film aficionado, Kyle J. Ostrum, to This Happy Place as he shares an in-depth look at this pick for underrated Disney film. You’ll often hear people rave about the Disney films that were released during the much-heralded “Disney Renaissance”, which ran from the late 1980s up until the late 1990s. People fondly remember […]

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EndEARing & Underrated: The Rescuers

Michelle has perfect timing this week with her next underrated post about The Rescuers… this week the film celebrates 35 years since its release with a blu-ray release! Disney’s 1977 film, The Rescuers is a perfect example of how a film can be a commercial success upon release and over time, become one of the […]

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Endearing & Underrated: The Emperor’s New Groove

Today I’m happy to welcome Marshal Knight, a frequent writer for The Disney Blog, as he shares his enthusiasm for 2000’s The Emperor’s New Groove! Walt Disney Feature Animation is known for two peak points in its 50+ movie career: From Snow White through The Jungle Book, and the “we will never forget thee…” Disney […]

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EndEARing & Underrated: Bolt

Jeff Birou returns to kick off part 2 of the underrated Disney film series with a movie I always enjoy watching (and not because I’m a huge Miley Cyrus fan)… Okay, let’s just get this out of the way: objectively speaking, Bolt should not be a part of the “EndEARing & Underrated” series.  It made […]

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EndEARing & Underated: So Far

When I originally decided to recruit some writers for this series celebrating the not-as-recognized Disney movies, I never thought I would have more posts than weeks in a month. I’m thrilled about it and before I post the August contributions, I wanted to do a roundup of what has been featured so far. I’m so […]

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EndEARing & Underrated: The Goofy Movie

Michelle is back with a second contribution in the ‘endearing & underrated’ Disney film series with a movie she convinced me to watch last fall — The Goofy Movie! Chances are you or someone close to you has never seen A Goofy Movie. Personally, I think that’s a damn shame because to me because it […]

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EndEARing & Underrated: Mulan

Today Amanda a.k.a. @FuturePixarian, friend, massive supporter of the Disney online community, and lover of movies, joins This Happy Place Blog to weigh in on ‘underrated’ Disney films. I know you’ll enjoy her inspired piece on Disney’s Mulan…  ♦ ♦ ♦ “She’s a woman. She’ll never be worth anything.” It’s not unusual for a Disney film to […]

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EndEARing & Underrated: Pete’s Dragon

I don’t know about you guys but I have been enjoying these entries so much! Every time I open a new one, I’m instantly ready to watch whatever film they are focusing on! Now don’t hurt me… I haven’t seen Pete’s Dragon but after Melissa from Mouse on the Mind came by and made such […]

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EndEARing & Underrated: Hercules

It’s so nice to meet new creative people and I was so happy when Melissa from Mouse on the Mind introduced me to Jeff from LEG+JCB, a blog about life and Disney. Before his recent trip to the parks, he sat down and watched every single movie in the Disney animated film canon. (Seriously, here’s […]

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