Posts Tagged ‘disney’

Review: “Frozen” – Disney Marketing, Meet Me at Camera 2

by Weathermanon November 27, 2013
Quick, someone tell me what Disney’s new animated movie Frozen is about.  If you said, “a wacky, slapstick adventure through a snowy place that somehow involves a woman who can freeze things, a lunkhead with a sled, and a talking snowman called Olaf,” congratulations: you’ve seen any/all of the ads that Disney has made for […]

Review: “Planes” Blu-ray – A Flight Worth Taking

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2013
I may be the only critic who had really positive things to say about Pixar’s Cars and Cars 2, so the fact that I also really enjoyed Disney’s Planes could mean I have a soft spot for talking vehicles with big eyes on their windshields, or that deep down I have the critical tastes of […]


Maleficent Trailer

by Alex Beanon November 13, 2013

NY Times on the Uncertain Reception for Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Wind Rises”

by Ed Liuon November 11, 2013
The New York Times has looked at the potential trouble spots in the US release of Hayao Miyazaki’s latest film The Wind Rises, based on the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the designer of the Japanese Zero fighter. While right-wing elements in Japan have criticized the film for being too pacifistic, the concern is that the […]

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PR: Disney’s Marvel & Netflix to Develop Four Series Epic + Miniseries Event

by Ed Liuon November 8, 2013
Disney’s Marvel and Netflix Join Forces to Develop Historic Four Series Epic plus a Miniseries Event Based on Renowned Marvel Characters  Landmark Deal Brings Marvel’s Flawed Heroes of Hell’s Kitchen, led by “Daredevil,” to the World’s Leading Internet TV Network in 2015 Burbank, Calif. –  Nov 7, 2013—The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix […]

Disney Returns To The Jungle

by Alex Beanon November 8, 2013
Disney is in negotiations with director Jon Favreau to oversee a live-action remake of “The Jungle Book”, based on the famous Rudyard Kipling novel. Favreau, who has directed “Elf” as well as the first two “Iron Man” films in that franchise, has mentioned that this remake of the film will incorporate more “mythic elements” and […]


Review: “Monsters University” Blu-ray – If Only Real College Was This Great

by Weathermanon November 4, 2013
Let’s gets this out of the way right off the bat. Is Monsters University and good as Monsters Inc? No, but that’s kinda like asking “Is Miguel Cabrera as great as Babe Ruth?” One is incredible, and one is amongst the greatest of all time. With that out of the way, Monsters University is a […]


CLIP: “Ultimate Spider-Man” & “Hulk & the Agents of SMASH” Premieres for November 3, 2013

by Ed Liuon November 1, 2013
Marvel Entertainment has released the following clips from the next new episodes of Ultimate Spider-Man and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., set to premiere on Disney XD on Sunday, November 3, 2013, starting at 11:00 AM (Eastern)/10:00 AM (Central). OFFICIAL SYNOPSES: BIG HEROES! BIG VILLAINS! AND BIGGER ADVENTURES…this week Share Your Universe with brand […]

“Octonauts” Links with NOAA; Disney Premieres New Pre-School Toon on Disney Jr. App

by Ed Liuon October 29, 2013
The New York Times notes a deal between Silvergate Media, producers of the Disney Jr. show Octonauts, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to “raise awareness of ocean exploration and science and advance NOAA’s mission.” The deal is expected to include themed events at aquariums, joint development of educational materials, and collaboration on […]