Posts Tagged ‘Disney’

Short Film: Superman Classic

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Perhaps Zack Snyder’s Untitled Superman movie should be animated. I don’t mean in 3D, but in traditional 2D animation. Honestly, I’m kinda over the three-dimensional craze. As someone who grew up watching Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” and “Beauty a[...]

Why They Should Make a John Carter Sequel

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — If there is an infamous movie to talk about from 2012 so far, it would have to be “John Carter.” The reviews seemed extremely opposite ended. If you read some of the critics’ reviews, you will find in some cases a curiously cruel animosity by some. Conv[...]

Photo: Angelina Jolie as Maleficent

— by ADAM POYNTER — If there is one thing you can say about Disney and the magical fairytales it has created on the big screen for the past 75 years is that it has given us many heroes, princesses and maniacal villains. The latter is the subject of this article because one of the [&helli[...]

Are The Avengers Returning to Theaters?

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Hot rumor! To coincide with the extended Blu-ray release of “The Avengers” this fall, Disney and Marvel Entertainment might re-release the film in theaters this August. As of now, “The Avengers” has made $586 million domestically, making it the third hig[...]

Teaser Trailer: Frankenweenie

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Walt Disney Pictures just released the first teaser trailer for Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie” and it’s pretty impressive. To be honest, when the remake was announced, I wasn’t all that excited about it. Even though “The Nightmare Before Christmas” a[...]

A Clip from Disney’s ‘Tangled Ever After’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Who knew that the classic fairytale of Rapunzel would be such a major hit when it was reinvented by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released as “Tangled” in November 2010? The film made nearly $600 million at the box office and those figures have jumped[...]

‘The Muppets’ Gather for a New Poster

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — The gang is back, and it seems they are getting a lot of buzz! Yes, I’m talkin about “The Muppets,” who are hitting theaters Nov. 23 after a six-year break (“The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz”). It seems to me they are going about everythi[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Brave’ (Teaser Version)

— by ADAM POYNTER — Walt Disney has a long history of making fairytales, but Pixar Animation Studios has never done one before. Now, the two studios are teaming-up to bring the first Pixar fairytale to life. Directed by Mark Andrews, who has only previously done the shorts that tradition[...]

Under Review: ‘Cars 2’

— by ADAM POYNTER — It is time to return to the world created in 2006’s “Cars,” where there are no humans but there are unique and distinctive automobiles. Co-directors John Lasseter and Brad Lewis take us back to the town of Radiator Springs and beyond, exploring the world and tra[...]

The Muppets: New Poster

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Disney has released the first official movie poster for “The Muppets,” and although slightly creepy, I think it looks great. Dead center we have everyone’s favorite amphibian, Kermit the Frog, then, starting from left, are Gonzo, Fozzie, Miss Piggy and[...]

A New Clip from ‘Cars 2’

— by ALEXA MILAN — I’m a huge Pixar fan, and every summer I anticipate the release of the latest film from the successful animation studio as much as the season’s biggest live-action blockbusters, if not more so. But this summer I’ve got some homework to do before headi[...]

Pixar Has No Plans To Make a Marvel Movie

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Can you imagine a CG-animated Captain America flinging his shield? How about Ant-Man zooming up and down in size in perfect animation? These are the kinds of the visuals that went through the mind of some fans when they heard Disney bought Marvel. It was a fair assum[...]

Under Review: Disney’s ‘Prom’

— by LYNN TACKITT — Disney has put out more than its fair share of teen movies. This is a company that knows a good formula for movies. And “Prom” sticks to that basic formula. I’m not saying that it is a bad thing; in fact, I enjoyed the movie. A bit predictable, but then [...]

Book vs. Movie: The Sword and the Stone

— by JACKIE YU — Countless tales have been told about people going from misfortune to success. As kids, we’ve heard the stories of Cinderella with her glass slippers, and of Snow White and her seven dwarves. Among them all, one has stood as a great legend, being retold through[...]