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New Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue Clips

Two new clips from Disney “Planes: Fire & Rescue” have been released. Set in the world of Pixar’s “Cars” the new film takes the story of Dusty Crophopper on a new, dangerous, adventure where he learns the value of teamwork and second chances. The animation… Read More »New Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue Clips

Disney’s Planes Attempts Takeoff

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Disney’s Planes, set in the world of Pixar’s cars, started as Direct to Home Video project from DisneyToon Studios with most of the animation work done out of India via Prana Studios. At some point in the process the powers that be decided that the home video market wasn’t strong enough to support more releases and that the movie would need to be upgraded to a theatrical release. There isn’t one clearly identifiable moment but the shift in intensity is obvious between the start and end of the movie.

How can you tell? The world building got richer, the main character got a new voice with more of a spine, featured characters became multidimensional, supporting characters either fade into the background or gain more importance to the plot. It definitely makes for a stronger film, even if it has a bit of a multiple personality disorder.Read More »Disney’s Planes Attempts Takeoff

Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Rings the Bell

The world of fairies and sparrowmen that Tinker Bell inhabits is a fun place full of new characters and a familiar mythos that we’ve been introduced to through the Peter Pan stories and the previous two Tinker Bell movies. The third film, Produced by DisneyToon… Read More »Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Rings the Bell