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  • Disney Oscar Nominees
    Disney Oscar Nominees

    Update: boy I was off my game this morning. Missed two more nominees: “Day & Night”: Teddy Newton from Pixar for Best Animated Short and “The Tempest” – Sandy Powell for Costume Design. That makes it 14 total nominations. Apologies to Teddy and Sandy. Congrats to the team at Pixar…

  • Tangled Brushes On A Box Office Win
    Tangled Brushes On A Box Office Win

    After winning the week, Tangled has also come in number one at the Box Office beating Harry Potter and a weak newcomer over a slower weekend. $21.5 million is a drop from last weekend, but it was enough to beat Deathly Hallows – Part one‘s $16.7 million. Tangled has so…

  • Don’t bury Fairy Tales at Disney just yet
    Don’t bury Fairy Tales at Disney just yet

    Yesterday the LA Times had a front page story that reported Disney Animation is closing the book on fairy tales. I immediately thought that this was either an over-reaction by the reporter or a purposeful statement by Disney to set expectations on Tangled, or both. Turns out both is likely…

  • ‘Tangled’ is Fun, But Could Have Been Better
    ‘Tangled’ is Fun, But Could Have Been Better

    Tangled, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ adaptation of the classic fairy tale Rapunzel, opens in theatres on November 24. It is Disney’s 50th animated feature. Tangled has as much ‘heart’ and adventure as Pixar’s latest release, Toy Story 3. One of the most moving elements is the backstory of the royal…

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