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Progress City Home Theater: The Princess and the Frog (2009)

Walt Disney Animation Studios recently released their latest effort, 2009’s The Princess and the Frog, to home video on DVD and Blu-ray disc. The film, highly publicized as Disney’s first traditionally-animated release since 2004 and their first fairy tale since 1991, also received a great deal of attention due to its protagonist – the [...]

Dumb, Dumb, Dumb

Last December, we pointed out that on the announcement of the 2010 slate from Walt Disney Pictures, the upcoming animated feature Rapunzel was listed as a “working title.” This squared with a couple of comments I had seen on animation-related blogs; most noticeably, the comments section of the Animation Guild’s blog featured speculation that [...]

Purchasing Princess

Disney dropped the deets today on the upcoming home video release of their recent animated feature The Princess and the Frog. The film hits store shelves on March 16th, 2010; of course, its also possibly still playing at a theater near you so if you haven’t yet – see it.

The release, unsurprisingly, follows [...]

Progress City Radio – The Princess and the Frog: Original Songs and Score

With the release of Disney’s first animated fairytale in many years, fans get to experience what was once an annual ritual – the release of a new musical soundtrack. Originally intended for long-time Disney composer Alan Menken, The Princess and the Frog was eventually re-assigned to John Lasseter’s self-professed favorite composer, Randy Newman. In [...]

Peek At A Princess

Early last month, the first five minutes of The Princess and the Frog appeared online. You’ve most likely seen it already, but I’m excited about the impending release so I don’t care. Early reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, and the fact that merchandise has been selling out for weeks now despite the fact that the [...]