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Progress City Home Theater: Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)

The third of the new documentary releases we’re reviewing, Waking Sleeping Beauty looks at the animation renaissance that occurred at Disney in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Directed by longtime Disney producer Don Hahn, the film is an absolute cannot-miss must-see treat for any fan of animation. The quality of the film itself [...]

Progress City Library – Project Future, The Inside Story Behind the Creation of Disney World

It’s been a busy year here in Progress City so perhaps it’s not surprising that we’re just now catching up on our critical reading material from 2010. Of the Disney park-related books published this year, few made as big a splash as Project Future, The Inside Story Behind the Creation of Disney World by [...]

Progress City Library – Warp And Weft: Life Canvas of Herbert Ryman

Seeing as we’ve dedicated this month to Disney artist Herbert Ryman on the occasion of what would have been his 100th birthday, it’s only appropriate that we review at last a book about Mr. Ryman that came out earlier this year. Warp and Weft: Life Canvas of Herbert Ryman is far from a conventional [...]

Progress City Home Theater: Up (2009)

For some time, we here at Progress City have wanted to review new releases of note from Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar. What better way to start, then, than the home video release of this year’s Pixar success, UP? The simple tale of a boy and his dog… and an old man… and a [...]