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101 Dalmatians Winter Run

Review: “101 Dalmatians” Blu-ray Hits the Spot

by Classic Speedyon February 9, 2015
Are you tired of princesses? Then adopt 101 Dalmatians! 101 Dalmatians is an interesting departure for Disney in a number of ways. Many of the previous Disney films before this were adapted from fairy tales. By contrast, 101 Dalmatians was based on a book that was written fairly recently (1956, to be exact), and was […]

Review: “Porco Rosso” Soars High on Blu-ray

by Ed Liuon February 6, 2015
Hayao Miyazaki’s Porco Rosso fits chronologically and thematically between the pre-teen Kiki’s Delivery Service and the very adult Princess Mononoke. The movie’s sense of magical whimsy is tempered by much more adult themes and the spectre of wars past and yet to come, all done with the same mastery of craft that we’ve come to […]

“Frozen Fever” Images and Details Released

by Ed Liuon February 5, 2015
USA Today has posted details and stills from “Frozen Fever,” the new short film follow-up to Disney’s smash hit feature film Frozen, which promises a return to the kingdom of Arendelle and the royal sisters Queen Elsa and Princess Anna. The movie is set screen ahead of Disney’s live-action Cinderella, which opens on March 13, […]

Tales from Earthsea

Review: “Tales from Earthsea” – Patronizing Boredom in Fantasy Form

by Neo Yion February 5, 2015
Tales From Earthsea has an infamous shadow hanging over it, being the directorial debut of Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro Miyazaki. At the height of its release, there was a nervous air as Studio Ghibli’s fans wondered if lightning can strike twice from the same family. Whether he expected it or not, there was an immense […]

Elena of Avalor

New Latin Disney Princess Elena of Avalor Coming in 2016 to Disney Jr.

by Ed Liuon January 29, 2015
A DISNEY PRINCESS INSPIRED BY LATIN CULTURES, “ELENA OF AVALOR,” WILL BE INTRODUCED IN 2016 ON DISNEY JUNIOR CHANNELS AND PROGRAMMING BLOCKS AROUND THE WORLD Princess Elena of Avalor, a confident and compassionate teenager in an enchanted fairytale kingdom inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore, will be introduced in a special episode of Disney […]