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  • Don’t Miss: Pixar Week at The House Next Door
    Don’t Miss: Pixar Week at The House Next Door

    It’s Pixar week at The House Next Door, a blog which features writing about the art of movie craft from some of the industries leading artists and critics. The week kicked off with a masterpiece article by Todd VanDerWerff that attempts to weave the cinematic threads linking each Pixar animated…

  • Troubled Tarzan Production Dooms Theater
    Troubled Tarzan Production Dooms Theater

    A touring stage production of Disney’s “Tarzan” musical set to open in Atlanta and then move to San Jose has failed without raising the curtain even once. This has had unfortunate effects: The American Musical Theatre of San Jose says it is filing bankruptcy after losing $225,000 it invested with…

  • Bolt: New Poster revealed as release nears
    Bolt: New Poster revealed as release nears

    With the 800 pound gorilla that is Harry Potter out of the way, the pressure will be on BOLT to reign at the box office. Those who saw the whole film at the recent Walt Disney Studios press junket have been guardedly optimistic. Most said Disney has regained the heart…

  • An Opera based on Walt Disney’s life
    An Opera based on Walt Disney’s life

    Famed composer Philip Glass has been comissioned to compose an Opera based on novel “The Perfect American”. That novel by Peter Stephan Jungk examines the last few months of Walt Disney’s life as seen through the eyes of a fictional animator who worked for him. The New York City Opera…

  • The El Capitan Movie Palace in Hollywood is for sale
    The El Capitan Movie Palace in Hollywood is for sale

    Since The Walt Disney Company is the only tenant at the El Capitan movie palace in Hollywood, most people probably don’t realize that Disney doesn’t own the actual historic theater. Yes, they hold most of their movie premieres there. Yes, they did invest millions in renovating it; but they just…

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