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Moana Maui

NY Times on How and Why Maui Got So Big in Disney’s”Moana”

by Ed Liuon November 22, 2016
The New York Times examines the thinking that went into the character design of Maui, the demigod with the voice of Dwayne Johnson and animation supervision by Mack Kablan and Eric Goldberg, in Disney’s upcoming animated feature film Moana. The character is well-known in lore across the South Pacific islands, but nearly all earlier depictions […]
Cars 3

Teaser Trailer for “Cars 3” Released

by Ed Liuon November 21, 2016
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Finding Dory

Review: “Finding Dory” – She Doesn’t Find a Lot of Beasts, but She Does Find Herself

by Weathermanon November 21, 2016
How does one go about reviewing a movie like Finding Dory? It’s essentially bullet proof. Whether it’s the next Citizen Kane or the next Plan 9 From Outer Space, it would still be a runaway hit because these days, Disney is almost that good (even if The Good Dinosaur was a bit of a miss, […]
finding nemo

Finding Nemo Is Andrew Stanton’s Anti-Lion King

by Peter Paltridgeon November 15, 2016
Turns out Finding Nemo and its sequel may have been inspired by director Andrew Stanton seeing an early cut of The Lion King and hating it. Stanton told Business Insider that while working on Toy Story, he and his crew were invited to a rough cut of the 1994 classic…and he didn’t like it, mainly […]

big hero 6

New Details On Disney’s Big Hero 6 Series

by Peter Paltridgeon November 3, 2016
In case you forgot there’s a Big Hero 6 series coming next year from the creators of Kim Possible, now you know again. Those of us who didn’t forget have been starving for details ever since…and today EW broke some. First thing, we now know what the show will look like: as expected it’s a […]

frozen

Frozen Holiday Special In Development For 2017

by Peter Paltridgeon November 2, 2016
When you look at what a dominant presence Frozen-related products still have in the kids’ toy aisles three whole years after the original film came out, you have to marvel at how successful that movie truly is, especially when you consider only about two hours’ worth of material exists for it — and that’s counting […]
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Meet The Village Crazy Lady In New Moana Clip

by Peter Paltridgeon November 1, 2016
Disney’s next animated feature, Moana, features the return of Mouse House legends Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin) to the director’s chair. It boasts a cast including Auli’i Cravalho as Moana (in her first acting job), Dwayne Johnson (in his two hundredth), Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, and Alan Tudyk. Thanks to the […]