The Epitaph

Yawnward: Pixar’s latest film follows predictable formula

Brothers Ian and Barley embark on a magical journey with the lower half of their father, following stereotype after stereotype to fulfill the plot.

By Allen Zhang

April 18, 2020

Disney-Pixar’s latest animated film “Onward” debuted on Disney+ April 3 after a short-lived premiere due to the closure of many theaters caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Forbes, “Onward” only made $39 million in box office sales, scoring Pixar’s lowest opening ever in term...

‘Frozen II’ melted my heart of ice

By Allen Zhang

December 13, 2019

With gorgeous animations, catchy songs and a chance to revisit fans’ beloved Frozen characters, Disney’s “Frozen II” hit theaters Nov. 22, almost six years after the first film was released.  [SPOILER ALERT: read at your own discretion] While adapting to being queen of Arendelle, Elsa h...