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Monsters University – Gets A New UK Trailer, Website, and Message From the Dean

Posted on 16 February 2013 by

Until just recently about all we’ve gotten from Disney/Pixar surrounding Monsters University, the prequel to Monsters, Inc., was a teaser trailer.  I was beginning to wonder if we’d ever see a full trailer before the movie makes its premiere on Friday, June 21, 2013.  Thankfully the first of what I hope to be several full-length [...]

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Disney Buys Lucasfilm Ltd. – Plans Star Wars: Episode 7 For 2015

Posted on 30 October 2012 by

  It was just announced this afternoon that The Walt Disney Company will acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. for approximately $4.05 billion dollars adding another huge property to Disney’s portfolio which already includes ESPN, Pixar, Marvel and ABC.  Also announced was Disney’s plans to begin work on the final trilogy of the Star Wars franchise with Star [...]

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Frankenweenie – New 2nd Trailer and Interactive 360º Set Tour

Posted on 02 July 2012 by

Way back in March (You remember March, right?  That was when it wasn’t 4000º during the day.) we showed you the first trailer of the Disney-backed Tim Burton creation Frankenweenie.  (If you didn’t see it, you can still check it out here: Frankenweenie – (Re)Animated Stop Action Fun)  That trailer gave you a good idea [...]

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Monsters University Teaser Trailer

Posted on 20 June 2012 by

It’s been over 10 years since Monsters, Inc. hit movie screens.  Wow, has it really been that long?  Well, we’re finally getting a chance to see our favorite monsters in action again, only this time as younger versions of themselves as students of the University of Fear. Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an [...]

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Brave – 3 New Videos, “Witch” Is Your Favorite?

Posted on 10 June 2012 by

Disney/Pixar have recently released 3 new videos for their upcoming animated feature Brave.  If you haven’t figured this out yet, I really love animation and am especially fond of Pixar’s projects.  In the hopes that you, too, happily consume anything related to this upcoming fun-fest of a film I’ve got all 3 videos right here [...]

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Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph First Trailer – 8-Bit Bad Guy Wants A Change

Posted on 06 June 2012 by

Wreck-It Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) is the bad guy in a classic 8-bit arcade game named Fix-It Felix Jr., a game in which Felix (Jack McBrayer) fixes buildings destroyed by Ralph.  Ralph, who after 30 years of being the villain, longs to be a good guy for a change and sets out to [...]

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Pixar’s Brave – Final Trailer, Featurettes

Posted on 24 April 2012 by

Very early this morning, Disney/Pixar released the final theatrical trailer for Brave.  In it we find out more about Merida’s family and her relationship with her mother.   Merida is a very independent young woman whose archery skills are unmatched, so her mother’s desire to arrange a marriage doesn’t exactly set well with the fiery [...]

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Brave – New Trailer! Synopsis! Magic!

Posted on 19 March 2012 by

Okay, maybe that last bit about magic is misleading.  Maybe.  What I’m referring to is the “magic” that Disney & Pixar seem to create in a movie that makes it connect with so many viewers.  In that vein, “Brave” looks to be filled with such magic and the trademark humor we’ve come to expect from [...]

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John Carter of Mars – Better than you think

Posted on 17 March 2012 by

John Carter was released on March 9th and we went to see if the movie was as good as the book series it was based on. The story was written by Edgar Rice Burroughs (Tarzan) nearly 70 years ago. After seeing the film to a nearly empty theatre one has to wonder why so few [...]

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Frankenweenie – (Re)Animated Stop Action Fun

Posted on 14 March 2012 by

Way back in 1984 an up-and-coming young animator by the name of Tim Burton was working for Disney.  He had an interesting, if not slightly macabre, idea for a twist on the old “a boy and his dog” story.  It involved a young boy so distraught over the death of his beloved pet that he [...]

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John Carter 2012 – A Century In The Making

Posted on 05 March 2012 by

The latest effort from Disney, John Carter, debuts Friday, March 9 and despite the lackluster marketing campaign I am very excited to see this film.  The story centers around the titular character, a Civil War veteran from Virginia who ends up transported to Barsoom (Mars) through mysterious means while in a cave in the American [...]

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