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  • TRON: Legacy Screenwriters discuss Mythology of Tron
    TRON: Legacy Screenwriters discuss Mythology of Tron

    One of the strengths of the movie TRON: Legacy was also one of its greatest weaknesses. The movie had to spend a large chunk of time inside the world of Tron. The screenwriters took the legacy of TRON seriously and built out a whole timeline linking the two films together….

  • TRON: Legacy – 15 Easter Eggs
    TRON: Legacy – 15 Easter Eggs

    Warning: This post contains minor spoilers. If you’ve seen TRON: Legacy then you probably caught the 1979 movie poster for Disney’s The Black Hole in Sam’s bedroom. The TRON: Legacy director will also be helming a relaunch of The Black Hole franchise. IO9, one of my favorite sci-fi blogs, has…

  • A look at the three bids for Miramax
    A look at the three bids for Miramax

    Some more details on the three bidders for Miramax as well as some possible directions for its future. As it turns out the Weinstein brothers may have a leg up in the bid even if their bid is not quite as large as the others. The Weinsteins have had extra…

  • Behind the Kirby Heirs Lawsuit against Disney/Marvel
    Behind the Kirby Heirs Lawsuit against Disney/Marvel

    When the Walt Disney Company purchased Marvel Entertainment, they acquired a lot more more than just the 5,000 characters in Marvel’s stable, they also found a slate of lawsuits hiding under that  rock. Not only will Disney likely end up suing some of the other studios who have the movie…

  • Disney now selling Miramax Studios
    Disney now selling Miramax Studios

    Got a spare $700 million? I know two brothers you could make very happy. After laying off the last of the staff from Miramax, Disney has now announced that they’re putting the studios’ assets up for sale. Most likely suitor is Summit, which has produced the “Twilight” film series and…

  • G-Force a Disney DVD Delight
    G-Force a Disney DVD Delight

    If there is one thing Disney can be counted on it’s for releasing one or two solid films a year targeted to families. G-Force is Disney’s entry into that category this year. It’s a typical Jerry Bruckheimer movie with big effects, story that’s sometimes sacrificed for action, and aimed squarely…

  • WALL-E, Real, Live, and in person???
    WALL-E, Real, Live, and in person???

    DSC_0860. Originally uploaded by cuehefnerr Update: Sigh. These photos have been removed too. The photos may have been removed from that other blog, but flickr user cuehefnerr has uploaded a few into this Flickr Set. He’s a cute little fellow in real life, isn’t he. These photos show WALL-E at…

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