How popular was The Lone Ranger back in the day? Silver, his horse, had his own comic!
Obviously, The Disney movie has a lot to live up to, so training Silver is very important. Follow the jump to watch a video about training The Lone Ranger’s legendary horse.
Continue reading Hi Yo Silver, Away! Training The Lone Ranger’s Horse!
Disney has released an lovely new, dialogue-free montage of scenes culled from its upcoming CG film Disney’s Planes, which opens August 9th. Check it out after the jump.
Continue reading Epic Montage: Disney’s Planes Takes Flight!
Pay no attention to the hole in the middle of Oz the Great and Powerful. While much of the film is admirable, James Franco is too hip, too modern and too in on the joke. While the rest of the cast are playing their (mostly thinly developed characters), Franco is winking at the audience and that’s just annoying most of the time.
On the other hand, the film is a magnificent tapestry of visuals and some of the characters work beautifully (Joey King’s China Doll provides the heart; Zach Braff’s Finley provides the real comic relief, and Rachel Weisz’s evil Evanora provides the gusto).
Continue reading Oz The Great and Powerful – Pay No Attention To The Hole In The Middle!
Here are two photos from Muppets… Again! – starring Ricky Gervais (see photo following the jump – along with synopsis and cast).
Muppets… Again! will be unleashed upon an unsuspecting public on March 21, 2014.
Continue reading More Muppets! Yay!
As has been trumpeted over the last few days, Disney has confirmed J.J. Abrams as the director of the next episode in the Star Wars saga. The official press release arrived this morning. Let’s hope he can for Star Wars what he did for Star Trek…
Check it out following the jump.
Continue reading J.J. Abrams to Direct Star Wars: Episode VII
It looks like Sam Raimi has done it again – the trailer is intriguing… and gorgeous!
Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie isn’t the first instance of someone remaking his own work (in this instance, a live-action short Burton did in his short time at disney when he was just starting out) and it won’ be the last. It will probably be the strangest – as the film’s first full –length trailer suggests.
What more do you need to know? (Just in case you want more, though, the full press release follows the jump.)
Continue reading Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Begins Production; First Photo Of Angelina Jolie In Character Released!
The Studio Ghibli adaptation of Mary Norton’s The Borrowers, The Secret World Of Arrietty, is a tiny tale told extraordinarily well.
Continue reading The Secret World Of Arrietty Is A Wondrous Place!
We all know the story – the beautiful Belle sacrificing her freedom to save her father; the arrogant princeling whose ill treatment of a poor old woman leads to being cursed to become a beast until he finds someone who can love him despite his ferocious appearance. The question is whether it’s worth seeing the film in 3D.
Short answer: Yes!
Continue reading Ho-Hum! Beauty And The Beast 3D Is Just Another Brilliant Disney Classic!
On February 17, 2012, Walt Disney Studios will present The Secret World of Arrietty – Studio Ghibli’s adaptation of Mary Norton’s classic novel, The Borrowers. Co-written by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki, and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi [a key animator on Miyazaki’s brilliant Ponyo], the English voice cast of The Secret World of Arrietty features Bridgit Mendler [Wizards of Waverly Place], Amy Poehler [Parks & Recreation], Carol Burnett [The Carol Burnett show, Horton Hears a Who], Will Arnett [Up all Night, Arrested Development], David Henrie [How I Met Your Mother], Moises Arias [Astro Boy].
Follow the jump for the trailer, official synopsis and three stills.
Continue reading The Secret World of Arrietty: Beloved Classic – The Borrowers – Gets Animated!