Sky High Revisited

(Welcome to Out of the Disney Vault, where we explore the unsung gems and forgotten disasters currently streaming on Disney+.)

For over a decade now, Disney has dominated the superhero film market thanks to the colossal success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But in the early 2000s, the thought of audiences getting not one, but multiple superhero movies each year was unthinkable, and a superhero movie that connected to a larger world of other heroes was but a mere wishful thought.

Except Disney did all that years before the Avengers first assembled, with an unassuming, family-friendly superhero movie that poked fun at expanded universes, superhero legacies, and every trope in the book. With the film having celebrated its 15th anniversary earlier this year and finally becoming available on Disney+, it’s time to take the “hero or sidekick” test and revisit Sky High.

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bill and ted 3 plot

In this edition of sequel bits:

  • xXx 4 finds its composer.
  • Space Jam 2 might start filming in the summer.
  • The Sky High sequel we never saw.
  • The new RoboCop is very connected to the first film.
  • Tony Todd said no to Candyman vs. Leprechaun.
  • Fast and Furious 9 starts shooting next month.
  • Kevin Smith wants Jamie Lee Curtis in Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.
  • There probably won’t be a Bridesmaids sequel, but Saoirse Ronan would like to be in one.
  • Could Bill and Ted 3 arrive this Christmas?

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movies leaving netflix

Typically, the end of October and start of November signals the heart of autumn: crisp air, falling leaves, Halloween, pumpkins (David S. or otherwise), and the proliferation of pumpkin spice flavors applied to every type of food imaginable. But it’s 103 degrees in Los Angeles today and there are at least more 100-plus degree days on the horizon, so please forgive me if I’m not quite in the spirit of the season yet.

When I’m done shaking my fist at the heavens, I’ll go inside and try to drown my weather-related sorrows in a solid batch of Netflix movies. movies. Luckily, we have a list of all of the TV shows and movies leaving Netflix in November 2017, and we’ll highlight a few of them that are worth cramming in before this month comes to a close.
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