Author: Joey Tedesco

VIDEO: Mickey and the Beanstalk (1947)

Seeing Bryan Singer’s Jack and the Giant Slayer inspires Joey to watch a much better adaptation of the Jack and the Beanstalk story, namely, this Mickey Mouse short that was originally released as part of the film Fun and Fancy Free, and would be the last time Walt Disney would ever voice Mickey Mouse. 

VIDEO: Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990)

It’s a mega Saturday morning crossover as Bugs Bunny, the Smurfs, Baby Kermit, Slimer, Winnie the Pooh, Garfield, ALF, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (singular) team up to tell you that drugs are bad. This is your brain after watching your favorite cartoon characters turn into major narcs!

VIDEO: All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996)

The sequel to 1989’s All Dogs Go to Heaven has a new director, a new set of writers, no Don Bluth, and the German Shepherd originally voiced by Burt Reynolds is now being voiced by, of all people, Charlie Sheen. Because sequels where a majority of the cast and crew from the original aren’t involved work out well, right?

VIDEO: All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)

It’s time to take a look at one of Don Bluth’s strangest films! Set in the late 1930s, the movie is about a German shepherd voiced by Burt Reynolds who gets killed by his business partner, but leaves Heaven and goes back to Earth to exact his brutal, violent revenge. With the help of a cute orphan!

VIDEO: ParaNorman (2012)

It’s a Cartoon Palooza Slider, where Joey takes more in-depth looks at movies. In the first edition, it’s ParaNorman, one of Joey’s favorite animated films of the year. A small town is attacked by zombies, and their only hope is a misunderstood local boy named Norman who can talk to the dead.

VIDEO: Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

Joey looks at the Hanukkah musical comedy Eight Crazy Nights, the first animated feature starring Adam Sandler, of all people, and asks the age-old question: Does being able to do two impressions give you enough range to be considered a voice actor?