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Bill Thompson , Jack Thompson - AACTA International Awards at Avalon Hollywood - Arrivals at Avalon Hollywood - Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 29th January 2016

Bill Thompson and Jack Thompson
Bill Thompson and Jack Thompson
Bill Thompson and Jack Thompson
Bill Thompson and Jack Thompson
Bill Thompson and Jack Thompson
Bill Thompson and Jack Thompson

Bill Thompson - West Indian Day Parade 2013 in the Brooklyn where over a million people are expected to attend the 46th annual parade - New York City, NY, United States - Monday 2nd September 2013

Bill Thompson
Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson and for Mayor of NYC - 46th West Indian Day Carnival at Crown Heights, Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY, United States - Monday 2nd September 2013

Bill Thompson and For Mayor Of Nyc
Bill Thompson, Elsie Thompson and For Mayor Of Nyc
Bill Thompson, Elsie Thompson and For Mayor Of Nyc
Bill Thompson, Elsie Thompson and For Mayor Of Nyc

Bill Thompson - AARP/Univisi?n NYC Mayoral Candidate Town Hall Forum at Hunter College - New York, NY, United States - Tuesday 6th August 2013

Bill Thompson

NYC Mayoral Candidate Bill Thompson - Justice for Trayvon Martin Rally held at One Police Plaza in New York City - New York, NY, United States - Saturday 20th July 2013

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Bill Thompson and Justice
Bill Thompson and Justice
Bill Thompson and Justice
Bill Thompson and Justice

Peter Pan (1953) Review


Good
Peter Pan may be a boy who refuses to grow up, but his movie is really one of Disney's most adult "kids'" films.

Like Pinocchio, there are a lot of mature themes in Peter Pan. The elfin Peter is full of duplicity -- he'll lie to no end to get his way. Peter and the children he has brought with him to Never Land (they don't want to grow up either) visit a local Indian tribe, and with appropriate 1950s un-PC-ness, the smoke'm peace pipe and blow smoke triangles (cue song: "What Made the Red Man Red?"). Wendy and the kids are kidnapped by an extremely effeminate sailor (the immortal Captain Hook, Pan's nemesis). Even innocent Tinkerbell looks with frustration at how wide her hips are -- before she sells out her buddies in a play for her freedom from Hook.

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Alice In Wonderland (1951) Review


Very Good
It's a little sad to think that many kids today know Alice in Wonderland only from its references in The Matrix.

Good news then that kids can see the definitive film version of the classic Lewis Carroll story, Disney's animated 1951 version. For the uninitiated, this musical rendition takes young Alice on a whirlwind ride down a rabbit hole and into a surreal fantasy land where cats vanish, hares have intense schedules, and the world is ruled by a playing card. Remarkably, Alice takes all this in stride; whether potions shrink her or make her grow uncontrollably, she doesn't seem to mind much. It's not until that Queen of Hearts shows up that things start to get dicey... what with the "Off with her head!" and all.

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Lady And The Tramp Review


Extraordinary
Today's kids may find this hard to believe, but Disney used to pride itself on making heartfelt and heartwarming, nee family style, films. Most people under 20 only know Disney as the place where they used to make hand animated films but now churn out the equivalent of CGI drive-in swill that froths at the mouth to meet only the basest of denominators. (Yeah, I'm talking about you, Chicken Little.)

So, I guess the best way to say it is: Disney used to be like Pixar.

Continue reading: Lady And The Tramp Review

Alice In Wonderland (1951) Review


Very Good
It's a little sad to think that many kids today know Alice in Wonderland only from its references in The Matrix.

Good news then that kids can see the definitive film version of the classic Lewis Carroll story, Disney's animated 1951 version. For the uninitiated, this musical rendition takes young Alice on a whirlwind ride down a rabbit hole and into a surreal fantasy land where cats vanish, hares have intense schedules, and the world is ruled by a playing card. Remarkably, Alice takes all this in stride; whether potions shrink her or make her grow uncontrollably, she doesn't seem to mind much. It's not until that Queen of Hearts shows up that things start to get dicey... what with the "Off with her head!" and all.

Continue reading: Alice In Wonderland (1951) Review

Peter Pan (1953) Review


Good
Peter Pan may be a boy who refuses to grow up, but his movie is really one of Disney's most adult "kids'" films.

Like Pinocchio, there are a lot of mature themes in Peter Pan. The elfin Peter is full of duplicity -- he'll lie to no end to get his way. Peter and the children he has brought with him to Never Land (they don't want to grow up either) visit a local Indian tribe, and with appropriate 1950s un-PC-ness, the smoke'm peace pipe and blow smoke triangles (cue song: "What Made the Red Man Red?"). Wendy and the kids are kidnapped by an extremely effeminate sailor (the immortal Captain Hook, Pan's nemesis). Even innocent Tinkerbell looks with frustration at how wide her hips are -- before she sells out her buddies in a play for her freedom from Hook.

Continue reading: Peter Pan (1953) Review

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