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Director Gary Ross moves from Hunger Games to Peter Pan

I’ve been a fan of director Gary Ross’ work since his directorial debut in Pleasantville (about a brother and sister transported to a television world of black and white and a powerful metaphor for discrimination in America). Ross started out … Continue reading

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green – A Disney Fable That Doesn’t Ask Too Much

Disney’s entry into the feel good family film category this year is “The Odd Life of Timothy Green.” It fits the mold very nicely, while at the same time, introducing a little something extra you don’t normally get from those … Continue reading

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Future Disney and Pixar Films Announced

Today at CinemaCon, Disney Studios’ President of Production Sean Bailey was joined by John Lasseter from Pixar in revealing the slate of upcoming Disney films. Pixar announced that an animated film based around the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp on his ideas behind Tonto from The Lone Ranger

The first image from Disney’s The Lone Ranger provided quite a shock for those expecting a close allegiance to the original TV series characters. Discussion about Johnny Depp’s unique take on the character of Tonto dominating the conversation. Entertainment Weekly … Continue reading

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Production Finally Begins on The Lone Ranger starring Johnny Depp

Walt Disney Picture’s modus operandi of late is to try and schedule one tent-pole movie every summer. One film ‘guaranteed’ to rake in close to a billion dollars (if not more) at the box office that will make up for … Continue reading

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