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Disney to Adapt "Aladdin" as Broadway Musical

by Ed Liuon January 25, 2013
Disney Theatrical Productions is planning to adapt Aladdin as a Broadway stage musical, building on the 1992 hit animated movie with an eye to the curtain rising at the New Amsterdam Theatre in 2014, according to the Associated Press. Reports are that the genie, brought to memorable life by Robin Williams’ vocal performance and mercurial […]
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Review: "Frankenweenie" Is a Very Tim Burtony Kind of Film

by Weathermanon January 23, 2013
Victor Frankensteinn (that’s Frahnkunshteen! … No, no it isn’t) is a lonely young boy. He lives in a colorless world, in a faceless suburb called New Holland filled with bland adults and weird children. His parents are mostly oblivious, and his next door neighbor, Mr. Bergermeister, the town’s mayor, just plain doesn’t like Victor or […]

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Disney Cancels 3D Theatrical Release For "The Little Mermaid"

by Todd DuBoison January 17, 2013
The Walt Disney Company announced on Monday that it will not go forward with plans to screen a 3D edition of its 1989 film The Little Mermaid this year. After the 3D edition of The Lion King earned nearly $100 million in 2011 Disney had announced plans to convert the film to 3D for a theatrical […]
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PR: "Wreck-It Ralph" Early Debut of HD Digital/HD Digital 3D on Feb 12, 2013; Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD, SD Digital Coming March 5, 2013

by Ed Liuon January 4, 2013
GOLDEN GLOBE® NOMINATED FOR BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM Marking a Disney first, Wreck-It Ralph Released with an Early Debut of the HD Digital and HD Digital 3D Versions – Available for Purchase on February 12, 2013 Followed by the Blu-ray™Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D™, DVD, SD Digital and On-Demand Debuts March 5, 2013 Burbank, Calif., January […]

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PR: "Ultimate Spider-Man" Thwips Into Season Two with One-Hour Prime-Time Premiere on January 21, 2013

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2012
HIT MARVEL SERIES ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN THWIPS INTO SEASON TWO WITH A SPECIAL ONE-HOUR PRIMETIME PREMIERE ON MONDAY, JANUARY 21 ON DISNEY XD — “Marvel Comics Close-Up” Interstitials Promoting Literacy To Debut -– Hit Marvel animated series “Ultimate Spider-Man” thwips into season two with a special one-hour primetime premiere on MONDAY, JANUARY 21 (7:00 – 8:00 […]
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Review: "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Adventures in the Crystal Empire" & "Mickey & Donald Have a Farm"

by Ed Liuon December 21, 2012
In my review of the first season DVD set of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, I compared the show to playing the blues, noting that blues is simple music and simple music is the hardest music to play. The five episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic on the latest “soccer mom” DVD […]

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PR: Walt Disney Animation Studios Unveils Additional Cast for "Frozen"

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2012
WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS UNVEILS ADDITIONAL CAST FOR FROZEN Tony Award® Nominee Jonathan Groff Tapped to Voice Mountain Man Kristoff in Epic Comedy Adventure BURBANK, Calif. (December 19, 2012) — Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) has given voice to its extreme mountain man from the comedy-adventure “Frozen.” Tony Award® nominee Jonathan Groff (Broadway’s “Spring Awakening,” […]
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PR: Disney to Release "Brother Bear," "Hunchback of Notre Dame," "Mulan," and "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" on Blu-ray on March 12, 2013

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2012
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced the following Blu-rays slated for release on March 12, 2013: Who Framed Roger Rabbit: 25th Anniversary Edition Mulan & Mulan II: 15th Anniversary Edition – 2 Movie Collection The Hunchback of Notre Dame & The Hunchback of Notre Dame II – 2 Movie Collection Brother Bear & Brother […]

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Disney Releases New Looks at "Monsters University" and "Frozen"

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2012
Walt Disney Feature Animation and Pixar Animation Studios have released new looks at the upcoming animated features Monsters University and Frozen. Entertainment Weekly has posted a first-look at Monsters University, with several newly released stills of Mike and Sulley in college, along with new comments from director Dan Scanlon and producer Kori Rae. Monsters University […]
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Review: "Finding Nemo" Blu-Ray: Mission Accomplished

by Weathermanon December 14, 2012
If you don’t know what Finding Nemo is, what are you doing at an animation website? It’s only one of the most popular animated movies of all time, responsible for every “Hey, it’s Nemo! Look, Dorys! Hey Mom! Hey Mom! It’s Dory!” at every aquarium on earth for the last decade. It’s also the movie […]