The numbers from this weekend’s box office will be tough to swallow at the house of mouse on Monday morning. $27 million for BOLT! versus $70.5 million for Twilight. BOLT! didn’t even creep into second place on the charts. That was reserved for super spy… Read More »BOLT! sucked dry by Vampire Romance Flick
Walt Disney Studios
After the amazing reviews and copious amounts of praise it received, this should come as a surprise to no one; but Disney has reportedly decided to push for an Oscar Nomination for Pixar’s WALL-E in both the Best Picture and Best Animated Film categories. Back… Read More »Disney Rolls Out Wall-E for Oscar Best Picture Consideration
Beverly Hills Chihuahua’s pint sized stars racked up another victory at the box office coming in first over two usually big named box office stars. BHC earned $17.5 million over the weekend, taking its 10-day haul to $52.5 million. The new terrorism thriller “Body of… Read More »Diminutive Disney Dogs have Big Box Office Bit
A $1.1 billion deal to convert more movie theaters to modern digtal 3-D projecters has been announced by a panel of mega movie studios including the Walt Disney Studios. Many in Hollywood see 3D technology as key to the film industry’s survival. It boasts higher… Read More »Disney and other studios to pay for 3-D Theater Upgrades
The Walt Disney Company will report its 3rd quarter fiscal results this Wednesday. We await a look at how the weak performing Narnia: Prince Caspian affected the studios performance and if rising gas prices and reduced flight schedules have already begun to change the numbers… Read More »Disney to Report 3rd Quarter Numbers, will softening be revealed?
Trying a new format for the roundup tonight. What do you think? At Disneyland: The OC Register reports that Monorail Red, the first of the new fleet of Mark VII Monorails, will start some limited soft openings for resort guests tonight. Keep your eyes open,… Read More »Independence Day Eve Roundup
DSC_0860. Originally uploaded by cuehefnerr Update: Sigh. These photos have been removed too. The photos may have been removed from that other blog, but flickr user cuehefnerr has uploaded a few into this Flickr Set. He’s a cute little fellow in real life, isn’t he.… Read More »WALL-E, Real, Live, and in person???
Michael J. Ruocco writes the excellent animation blog “For The Birds.” He recently finished a three-part series that provides visual proof on how Disney’s animators reused animation footage multiple times over the years. For instance, you may have thought that Bambi’s mother was killed early… Read More »Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Disney Animator’s caught reusing footage