Cinematical rifts rhapsodic about the new director hired to helm Dark Crystal 2: The Power of The Dark Crystal. Some plot secrets are exposed, so read with caution if you don't like spoilers. But the big news is that Genndy Tartakovsky is on board. That makes me go 'hmmm' since I recall that Genndy was
Most NFL games average a viewership of somewhere in the 20-30 million range. But the Super Bowl brings in well over 90 million viewers. Why do those other viewers tune in? Well for the commercials, of course. If that's your thing, and you don't want the 'game' to be spoiled then read no further. Treehugger
In the interest of extending Paris Hilton's 15 minutes of fame here she is at Disneyland riding the Matterhorn. No word on who is hiding behind her wind-swept hair. Reminds me of the time I saw Anna Nicole Smith (pre-trimspa treatment) flirting with her boy at the Grand Californian. I'm still trying to get that
Scott Holleran of reviews his recent trip to the Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland. Disneyland is an idea that goes deep into one's soul. It transforms adults into children and children into wide-eyed players in a benevolent universe. It stands for competence and optimism and it is part of a proud, middle class American
Oscar nominations for animated features have been announced. And as a sign of how far Disney's feature animation department has fallen, no Disney film was even nominated this year. Instead we have two stop-motion films, one from an upstart studio in Portland, OR and one from a British master, and one hand-drawn film from the
With award season for 2005 winding down and the mega-merger of Pixar and Disney on the fast-track, CartoonBrew looks ahead to 2006 and the veritable glut of animated films we'll be enduring as audience members. 2006 will be the great shake-out of computer animated features. More CG films are planned for release in 2006 than
For many years Disneyland had Disneyland University. It was the place where new cast members got indoctrinated into a system of customer service (and all of business is customer service, just different customers depending on your job) that became the envy of all business worldwide. Van Arsdale France was the principle architect of the DU