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"Alice in Wonderland: Classic Film Collection" Coming to DVD on March 30, 2010

Infinity Entertainment Group will be releasing Alice in Wonderland: Classic Film Collection on March 30, 2010. The DVD set will include two of the “Alice” short films made by Walt Disney in the 1920′s starring Virginia Davis and 1966′s animated Alice of Wonderland in Paris, in addition to a silent film adaptation from 1915 and […]

Lasseter: No Release Date Yet for 3-D "Beauty and the Beast"

John Lasseter has stated to MTV’s Movies Blog that released in 3-D on February 12, 2010, and that other than that movie and the two Toy Story re-releases, there are currently no other plans to re-do any other Disney films in 3-D. Beauty and the Beast was to be released in 3-D on February 12, […]

"Princess and the Frog" Coming to DVD/Blu-ray on March 16, 2010 (UPDATED w/Box Art)

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that The Princess and the Frog will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 16, 2010. The release will be on a single-disc DVD, Blu-ray disc, and a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack which will also feature a digital copy of the movie. Special features common to all versions […]

"Princess and the Frog" Score Ruled Ineligible for Oscar

Variety reports that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has ruled that the score to The Princess and the Frog is ineligible for an Academy Award for violating the Academy rule prohibiting “scores… diminished in impact by the predominant use of songs.” The rule was created in the 1990′s after a series of […]

"The Princess and the Frog": Acceptable But Familiar

The Princess and the Frog is safe territory for Disney’s return to 2D animation. It feature princesses, handsome princes, evil baddies who bring temptations of riches (and ulterior motives!), “clock strikes midnight” deadlines, and lavish musical numbers that are all throwbacks to not only their earliest work, but to their late ’80s/early ’90s blockbusters. In […]

"The Princess and the Frog" News Story Round-Up

Several news stories about Disney’s The Princess and the Frog are being published in time for the movie’s nationwide release today, December 11, 2009: The Star-Telegram discusses how John Lasseter began re-hiring many animators laid off when Disney shuttered its hand-drawn animation division, and also looks at the research for the character design. The Wall […]

Toon Zone Presents 2 Clips and 1 "Making Of" for "The Princess and the Frog"

Toon Zone News is proud to present the following 3 clips from Disney’s The Princess and the Frog. The Princess and the Frog is currently playing a limited engagement in New York and Los Angeles, and opens nationwide on Friday, December 11, 2009. For more details, read Toon Zone News’ earlier coverage.

"The Princess and the Frog" News Roundup: Interviews, Ultimate Disney Review/Photos

Several interviews with the cast and crew of The Princess and the Frog are surfacing in advance of its wide premiere date of December 11, 2009: Canada’s Movies Online has spoken with directors Ron Clements and Jon Musker, composer Randy Newman, and executive producer John Lasseter about several specific scenes in the movie. Musker and […]

Jim Hill Interviews Klay Hall on Directing "Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure"

Jim Hill Media has interviewed Klay Hall on how he went from directing episodes of The Simpsons, King of the Hill, and Father of the Pride to Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure, the latest direct-to-video CGI animated movie starring Disney’s iconic fairy character. Among other topics, Hall discusses how he was inspired by the […]

Latino Review Talks with "Princess & the Frog" Directors

Latino Review has posted a lengthy interview with Ron Clements and John Musker, the directors of the upcoming Disney animated feature film The Princess and the Frog. Among other topics, Clements and Musker discuss the workflow changes that have been instituted at the Disney studio at the suggestion of Disney Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter, […]

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