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Disney Announces “Big Hero 6”

I must admit that I was surprised to find an announcement for Disney’s Big Hero 6 in my inbox. I’ve been privy to some top-secret, embargoed, pinky-swear stuff, and none of it mentioned this CG-animated 3D film set to hit theaters on November 7, 2014. … Read More »Disney Announces “Big Hero 6”

Disney’s Short Paperman is a Real Treat

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Disney's Paperman

If you were one of the many people to see Disney’s latest feature Wreck-It Ralph over the weekend then you were also lucky enough to see the animated short, Paperman, that preceded it. Chances are you were blown away like so many paper airplanes.

The overwhelming amazement derived from Paperman is equal parts wonderful story and beautiful animation, the proverbial chocolate and peanut butter of memorable movie-making. Paperman resembles its popular contemporary Pixar counterparts in both heart and scope. It also resembles some of the better Pixar shorts in that it doesn’t use any spoken language, relying instead on compelling art against a well-timed soundtrack and the captivating gift of storytelling. It’s a good gift.

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New Image from Brave Today, Full Length Trailer Tomorrow

A new image from the upcoming Disney Pixar film “Brave” was released today. In it, you see Princess Merida sitting on the throne with her family looking unhappy. According to co-director Mark Andrews, “She isn’t your typical princess. She doesn’t wear nice clothes except in… Read More »New Image from Brave Today, Full Length Trailer Tomorrow