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Please Tell Me It’s A Joke.

First, if you haven’t seen it already, go watch the new trailer for Rapunzel.

For years I’ve worried that executives and marketing slobs were ruining Disney animation. Now I’m starting to worry that they already have.

Has the vast studio bureaucracy – ranks upon ranks of Vice Presidents and marketing mavens – really salted the [...]

The Princess and the Frog and the Website

Well, color me surprised. Disney has gone live with their website for next year’s The Princess and the Frog. The site features a brief teaser for the film; it doesn’t show actual scenes from the movie itself but rather breaks the fourth wall to give a sense of the film’s humorous tone and New [...]

Up is…. Well, you know.

On the heels of its panel at the San Diego Comic Con, Disney has gone live with the new website for Up, Pixar’s 2009 release. It features a brief teaser – the animation looks, as expected, astounding. More details will follow, but for the time being… check it out.

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Alert the MCP…

The first video has leaked from Disney’s panel last Thursday at San Diego’s Comic Con, during which they showed a three minute teaser for the heretofore rumored sequel to the 1982 film TRON. The video is, of course, somewhat hard to see and poorly framed, but it gives an unexpectedly good idea of the aesthetic [...]

We have liftoff… (and WALL-E viewing for Tarheels)

Well, the big day is here and WALL-E is opening on thousands of screens across the country. There’s little I can say here to meaningfully elaborate on the excitement over the new Pixar feature or to underscore the breathless reviews the film has been getting. Adding to the excitement is the fact that we’ll [...]