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Mickey Mouse as Corporate Shill

Anyone who is upset at the artistic license taken in representing Mickey Mouse in the new animated shorts should take a gander at this 1955 version of the classic character as envisioned by legendary Disney animator Tom Oreb. Mickey was given this modern update for… Read More »Mickey Mouse as Corporate Shill

New Poster and Trailer for The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger will ride into theaters on July 3rd and everyone will see if Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp can recapture the magic of the early Pirates of the Caribbean films. In the meantime, we get our first look at a new poster for the film today and Yahoo Movies has released a teaser trailer to the pre-game Super Bowl ad coming this weekend:Read More »New Poster and Trailer for The Lone Ranger

ESPN Muppets Crossover in Latest Ad

There’s something to be said for synergy. If you add up it’s own library, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and other purchases Disney now owns the rights to well over 25,000 characters. Disney acquired The Muppets early in this string of acquisitions. As such they’ve had the… Read More »ESPN Muppets Crossover in Latest Ad

Buzz Lightyear Themed Commercials for Disneyland

With the major changes at Disney California Adventure due to roll out, the Disneyland Resort is expecting major crowds this summer. That said, it’s always a good idea to tell people that there’s something new to see. With that in mind, Disney has rolled out… Read More »Buzz Lightyear Themed Commercials for Disneyland