Tag: Disney

First Five Minutes of Disney’s ‘The Princess and the Frog’

Posted: October 6, 2009 at 9:54 am   /   Local, Movie News

Well here you go folks, the first five minutes of the return to traditional animation by Disney. There is some unfinished animation, but this clip has really piqued my interest in the project. As much as I love the detail, and substantial look of CG animation, it has become wholly overused. I still remember being […]

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Toy Story 3D Double Feature

Posted: October 2, 2009 at 5:13 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

I am desperately trying to think of what to say about the Toy Story movies that hasn’t already been said a million times.  It is one of the most beloved animated series ever created, and it launched a new animation house at the time, Pixar. Since Toy Story launched in 1995, Pixar has done 10 […]

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Fantastic Four to be Rebooted

Posted: September 1, 2009 at 9:22 am   /   Local, Movie News

The first two films of that Fantastic Four franchise did decent business, but they weren’t the blockbuster that Spider-man was. Although Fantastic 4 has never been as popular of a comic as Spider-man has been. Sure there is appeal there, but not as much as the high flying web-slinger. So it makes me wonder why […]

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Disney buys Marvel for $4 Billion

Posted: August 31, 2009 at 9:34 am   /   Local, Movie News

I can picture it now, Spidey is flinging through New York and on top of his head is mouse ears. I really don’t know how to feel about this. Marvel has finally started to realize how to market and film their characters correctly (or at least better than before), and I’m hoping the addition of […]

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A&E acquires Lifetime

Posted: August 27, 2009 at 1:19 pm   /   Local, Television

Big news today as Lifetime and A&E have merged under one umbrella now referred to as  A&E Television Networks. From Bloomberg.com: Aug. 27 (Bloomberg) — Walt Disney Co., Hearst Corp. and NBC Universal agreed to merge their Lifetime and A&E channels into a new company called A&E Television Networks, putting some of cable’s most-watched outlets […]

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Ponyo

Posted: August 13, 2009 at 11:00 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest is given the A+ voice over treatment for American audiences with the help of John Lasseter and the results are a beautiful looking animated tale full of wonder and imagination that is a bit all over the place and can’t sustain it’s full run time. Sosuke is a young boy that lives […]

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Disney-Pixar Announces “UP” on Blu-Ray and DVD on November 10th!

Posted: August 10, 2009 at 10:21 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Television

Coming to Blu-Ray™ Hi-Def and DVD with Disneyfile Digital Copy on November 10, 2009 Preorder Up: Up [Blu-ray] from Amazon.com Preorder Up: Single-Disc DVD from Amazon.com Burbank, California, August 10, 2009 — An exhilarating, hilarious and heartfelt animated adventure comes home when Disney•Pixar’s Up arrives on Blu-ray™ Hi-Def and DVD on November 10, 2009 from […]

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Rapunzel Has a Makeover, Checkout Disney’s New Animated Film

Posted: August 10, 2009 at 8:23 am   /   Local, Movie News

Rapunzel, set to be released by Disney on Christmas 2010, is being directed by Byron Howard and Nathan Greno. The art for the film was said to be inspired by the painting “The Swing,” by Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Check out his painting below on the left, and one of the concept art pieces from Rapunzel on […]

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Disney’s “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” Train Tour, Next Stop St. Louis

Posted: July 30, 2009 at 5:59 pm   /   Local

“Disney’s A Christmas Carol” Train Tour is coming to St. Louis Union Station this weekend! July 31st through August 2nd. Sponsored by HP and driven by Amtrak, the Train Tour will travel more than 16,000 miles and pass through 36 states. Amidst a winter wonderland with holiday décor and Christmas carolers, visitors will see footage […]

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