A Christmas Story Christmas

Where I Watched It: HBo MAX English Audio Description?: Yes Narrated By: Laura Post There’s almost an abundance of nostalgia right now. Legacy sequels abound, remakes, reboots, and various things from your childhood coming back. So, with so much nostalgia, it’s making it harder and harder for nostalgia to be enough. We’re starting, really truly just starting, to realize that nostalgia sometimes just isn’t enough. Whether you agree with me on this specific project, there’s probably been something given a legacy sequel, or a remake, reboot, requel, or otherwise revived back to life recently that you were not a fan … Continue reading A Christmas Story Christmas

My Father’s Dragon

Where I Watched It: Netflix Audio Description Provided By: Deluxe Written By: Andrea Mozerella Narrated By: Laura Post We are going to need to not nominate this one for an Oscar this year. If we could just not, that’d be great. When i first heard of this, I saw a critic asking fans what their favorite Cartoon Saloon film was, and i didn’t get the name recognition. I watched the film, and still didn’t care. Since then, I now know they are the Irish animation studio behind The Secret Of Kells. This animated offering has a stacked voice cast. Jacob … Continue reading My Father’s Dragon

Don’t Worry darling

Where I Watched it: HBo MAX Audio Description provided By: Deluxe Narrated By: Laura Post It is rare that I find myself thinking that Laura Post wasn’t the right voice for the film. But, Post, who thrives in describing Disney content, uses a rather upbeat voice for a rather dark psychological thriller. It’s like oil and water. Both are great separately, but together, they don’t mix. However, the written narration here is something worth talking about. one of the things this narration succeeds in is with the description of the many dance sequences. Yes, there’s dance in this. Whoever wrote … Continue reading Don’t Worry darling

Raymond and Ray

Where I Watched It: Apple Plus Audio Description Provided By: PixelLogic Narrated By: Laura Post I’m sure Apple was hoping for Oscar gold with this Ewan McGregorr/Ethan Hawke film, but what they got was just a forgettable film with some ideas that can’t really decide what to do with them. is it a comedy? A drama? A dark comedy? Who knows. you decide. The aforementioned leads play the titular characters who find out their estranged father has died. One wants to go, but doesn’t have a driver’s license, so he makes his brother go with him. Once they get there, … Continue reading Raymond and Ray

The Greatest Beer Run Ever

Where I Watched It: Apple Plus Audio Description Provided by: PixelLogic Narrated By: laura Post Peter Farrelly is experiencing this moment where he can split from being a Farrelly Brother and show his range at dramatic interpretations of real life stories. Of course, he successfully landed in the history books when he directed Best Picture winner Green Book. Although that film faced a lot of backlash for it’s white savior story arc, I’m proudly reporting that we once again have a white savior.. he’s just not specifically trapped in a story about race. Zac Efron is that savior, a New … Continue reading The Greatest Beer Run Ever

Hocus Pocus

Where I Watched It: Disney Plus Audio Description Provided By: Deluxe Narrated By: Laura Post We’ve got another winner here, a laura Post audio description on a Disney classic. I’ve really come to appreciate her voice on what seems like largely Disney fare, but certainly family friendly. I think if I were a parent watching films with my kids, or a sighted parent watching a film with a blind child, I would favor Laura Post as my narrator. She’s always delightful, charming, and has a quality that works very well for these films, and I can see why Disney keeps … Continue reading Hocus Pocus

Pinocchio (2022)

Where I Watched it: Disney Plus Audio Description Provided By: Deluxe Narrated By: Laura Post If we are being really honest about these Disney live action remakes, the ones that work seem to be the ones that take a risk and offer something brand new. Something other than just a beat for beat remake, but instead try and show us something we didn’t get to see in the animated version. They also rely heavily on your nostalgic connection to the original piece, casting, and direction. Despite the fact that many critics would dump all the remakes, there’s an argument to … Continue reading Pinocchio (2022)

Splash

Where I watched It: Disney Plus English Audio Description Provided By: Deluxe Narrated By: Laura Post The last time Splash was made relevant to me was when film nerds who caught the opening of Disney Plus looked at all the offerings and said “Splash. That will be my first watch.” And then they noticed that Disney blurred out the nudity, and there was some minor internet outrage. I’m anti-censorship, but I’m also anti-watching a movie for the nudity. So, if you pervs cued up Splash only to see Daryl Hannah’s brief nudity, that’s what Pornhub is for. Not an actual … Continue reading Splash

The Contractor

Where I Watched It: Look, the film is on Showtime, and I have a subscription. Did I have to “find” the audio description elsewhere? Sure. But, I technically have access to this film through my paid subscription to Showtime. English Audio Description Available?: Again, if you can find it. Description Provided By: Pixel Logic Narrated By: Laura Post What really is there to say about The Contractor? Not much. It’s a pretty generic paint-by-numbers action film that worked well for what it set out to achieve. Considering there are generations of people still watching films in the Sniper universe (a … Continue reading The Contractor

Beauty

Where I Watched It: Netflix Audio Description Provided By: Post haste Written By: William McDonaugh Narrated By: Laura Post We’ve seen so many stories about aspiring singers over the years, it’s become kind of impossible to do anything different. Yet, Lena Waithe tried to inject something different into this exhausting formula, but she just misses the mark. Really, everyone does. The film centers around a young girl who lives at home with her parents, learning how to sing from her mom (a pretty solid Niecy Nash), and elevating her career much to the delight of her typically evil, overbearing, and … Continue reading Beauty

Father Of The Bride (2022)

Starring: Andy Garcia, Gloria Estefan, Adrea Arjonea, Diego Boneta, Isabela Merced, Marta Velasco, Ruben Rubaso, Ana Fabriga, Chloe Feinman, Pedro Damian, Enrique Merciano, and Laura Harring. Directed By: Gary Lazurki Where I Watched It: HBo MAX English Audio Description Available?: Yes Description Provided By: Deluxe Narrated By: Laura Post, featuring addition narration from Jedidiah Barton, William Michael Redman, and and Jennifer James. The Plot: George Banks is no more. Now, our titular father is Billy Herrara (Garcia), and if you’ve ever seen Father of the Bride, you can jsut toss that useless knowledge right out the damn window. This remake … Continue reading Father Of The Bride (2022)

Hollywood Stargirl

Starring: Grace Vander Waal, Elijah Richardson, Judy Greer, Uman Thurman, Judd Hirsch, Tyrell Jackson Williams, and A Madrigal. Directed By: Julia Hart Wher i Watched it: Disney plus English Audio Description Available?: Yes Description Provided By: Deluxe Narrated By: Laura Post The Plot: In a sequel where youn do not need to see the original, Stargirl (Vander Wall) is tired of constantly moving from place to place, but her mother (Greer) promises this will be the last move as she sets up shop in Hollywood and prepares to be a costume designer for a film. Meanwhile, Stargirl starts hanging out … Continue reading Hollywood Stargirl

Star girl

Starring: Grace Vander Waal, Graham Vercher, Giancarlo Esposito, and Darby Stanchfield. Directed By: Julia HArt Where I Watched it: Disney Plus English Audio Description Available?: Yes Description Provided By: Deluxe Description Narrated By: Laura Post The Plot: A boy (Vercher) narrates a story about this one time he had a free spirit named Stargirl (Vander Waal) that briefly attended his school. Love happens. What Works: It’s not terrible, but it feels like one of those teen movies we’re now getting because they are based on YA novels. So after you’ve stopped off at the kissing booth to tell all the … Continue reading Star girl

Cyrano

Starring: Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr, and Ben Mendelssohn. Directed By: Joe Wright Where I Watched it: VOD English Audio Description Available?: Yes Description Provided By: Deluxe Narrated By: Laura Post The Plot: A cinematic adaptation of the stage musical adaptation of the classic Cyrano de Bergerac story. So, it’s adaptception. An adaptation within an adaptation. In this version, Cyrano (Dinklage) is brilliant, but born considerably shorter than those around him, who make a mockery of him, despite how eloquent he is, and how terrific he is with a sword in combat. He also pines for his childhood … Continue reading Cyrano