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25 Years Ago, ‘The Return of Jafar’ Kicked Off the DTV Era of Disney Animation

The summer of 1994 was a big deal for the Walt Disney Company. Primarily, it marked the release of the studio’s biggest animated film to date, The Lion King , a film with a rocky production history that has become one of their most incredible success stories. But it was a summer of upheaval and major change, both among its top executives and within the studio’s storied legacy of animation. The Lion King celebrates its quarter-century anniversary in mid-June, but another 25th anniver...
Tags: Japan, Movies, Australia, Youtube, Robin Williams, Disney, Features, United States, Animation, Williams, Sequels, Walt Disney Company, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Little Mermaid, Pixar, Entertainment Weekly


For Better and Worse, ‘Oliver and Company’ Ushered Disney Into the Modern Age of Animation

(Revisiting the Renaissance is a bi-weekly series in which Josh Spiegel looks back at the history and making of the 13 films of the Disney Renaissance, released between 1986 and 1999. In today’s column, Spiegel discusses the 1988 Charles Dickens adaptation Oliver & Company .) When Michael Eisner, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Frank Wells joined the C-suite at the Walt Disney Company in 1984, they did so with the intent of boosting the company’s profile, internally and externally. In the mid-1980s...
Tags: London, Movies, New York City, Disney, Features, Tom Hanks, Animation, Billy Joel, Beverly Hills, Charles Dickens, Walt Disney Company, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Arthur Conan Doyle, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Bette Midler, Coca Cola


A primer for using music in marketing

Indoor cycling company Peloton pedaled into some legal trouble in March—to the tune of $150 million—when the brand was sued for trademark infringement by a group of music publishers representing the likes of Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars. For Peloton, which has made a name for itself by selling a fitness experience built on music, the lawsuit exemplifies a larger issue that newer brands face as they grow from scrappy upstart to seasoned marketer. “The small startups may get away with using music wit...
Tags: Advertising, Bob Dylan, Italy, Lady Gaga, Dylan, Ulmer Berne, Anheuser Busch Inbev, Eisner, Scott Rogers, Peloton, Hallandale Beach Florida, Bruno Mars For Peloton, Owen Sloane, Eric Sheinkop, SoStereo, Sloane He


How ‘The Great Mouse Detective’ Helped Save Disney Animation During Its Darkest Hour

(Revisiting the Renaissance is a bi-weekly series in which Josh Spiegel looks back at the history and making of the 13 films of the Disney Renaissance, released between 1986 and 1999. Today’s column both serves as an introduction to the series, and tackles the first film of the Renaissance, 1986’s The Great Mouse Detective .) The future of animation at the Walt Disney Company was bleak in 1984. It was a transitional year for the company as a whole, in which Disney narrowly avoided being the...
Tags: London, Movies, Disney, Basil Rathbone, Features, Animation, New York Times, Walt Disney Company, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Sherlock Holmes, Cinderella, Little Mermaid, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Peter Pan, Paramount Pictures, Larson


Disney’s Hollywood Studios Turns 30 – and Few Major Theme Parks Have Undergone So Many Massive Changes

You don’t have to go far online, whether on discussion forums, Disney Twitter (it’s a real thing, trust me), or the like, to find one of the oldest quotes from Walt Disney. It goes like this: “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination in the world.” Flowery second sentence aside, the basic notion that the theme parks of the Walt Disney Company wouldn’t exist in the 21st century as they did on their opening days makes sense. Technology evolves,...
Tags: Energy, Star Wars, Hollywood, Movies, Abc, France, Robin Williams, Michael Bay, Disney, Dhs, Features, Pandora, Harry Potter, Cbs, Walt Disney Company, Theme Parks


Free Comic Book Day: 10 issues you’re going to want to get

Free Comic Book Day was always one of the fun days of the year for me and my littlest daughter before she got big. The annual event held on the first Saturday of May meant we’d get up early, head out to the comic book shops around us, and try to hit as many as we could until we either ran out of energy or shops or both. You had to go to more than one because traditionally there’s a limit on how many each store will allow each customer to get, and different stores order different quantities and t...
Tags: Books, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, New York Times, Gotham City, Disneyland, Avengers, Catwoman, Janes, Marjorie, Eisner, Lauren Myracle, Bruce Timm, Wendell, Jason Aaron


Constellation Advisers appoints business development and marketing head

Constellation Advisers LLC, an investment management consultancy, has hired Frank Napolitani as global head of business development and marketing. He will be based in the firm’s New York office. Previously, he was a director and national head of business development for the financial services practice at EisnerAmper LLP. PRESS RELEASE New York, NY (May 1, 2019) – Constellation Advisers, LLC (“Constellation”), a premier investment management consultancy, announced that it has hired Frank Napolita...
Tags: New York, US, Trends, People, United States, Frank, Eisner, Greg Farrington, EisnerAmper LLP, Frank Napolitani, EisnerAmper LLP PRESS RELEASE New York NY, Constellation 's Headquarters, Napolitani, Concept Capital Markets LLC, Cowen Prime Services Commenting, Boris Greg


Eisner Awards have 3 local nominees

Rob Salkowitz has a good write-up on Forbes. We'll quote him about Tom King: "Among individual creators, acclaimed writer Tom King got 5 nominations:  Best Short Story (from DC's  Swamp Thing Winter Special ), Best Continuing Series ( Batman ), Best Limited Series ( Mister Miracle ), Best Graphic Album­–Reprint ( The Vision  hardcover), and Best Writer." Our other local nominations are for Best Comics-Related Book:Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Ca...
Tags: Comics, Tom King, Eisner, Mike Rhode, Rob Salkowitz, Martha H Kennedy University Press of Mississippi, Marc Singer University of Texas Press


Disney Scraps Fox’s ‘Mouse Guard’ Two Weeks Before Production Begins

Disney has laid the trap for the first major film casualty of its acquisition of Fox. Two weeks before it was set to go into production, Mouse Guard, the feature film adaptation based on David Petersen’s beloved comic series, has been scrapped. Directed by The Maze Runner‘s Wes Ball, Mouse Guard was set to star Idris Elba, Andy Serkis, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Sonoya Mizuno, in a motion-capture animated film that would bring to life Petersen’s vivid Eisner Award-winning illustrations. Howeve...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Disney, Fox, Netflix, Andy Serkis, James Cameron, 20th Century Fox, Petersen, David Petersen, Hollywood Reporter, Eisner, Sonoya Mizuno, Disney Fox, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar


Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy Renewed for a Second Season

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy renewed for a second season Following speculation and rumor online, Netflix has announced that The Umbrella Academy has been renewed or a second season. The live-action superhero series will return with a 10-episode order with production set to start this summer in Toronto, Canada. Netflix also released an announcement video for Season 2, which you can check out below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gp...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, Canada, TV News, Streaming, Jeff, Eisner, Gerard, Gerard Way, Netflix Original Series, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá, Reginald Hargreeves


April 18: Solid State Books Music Graphic Novel Book Club: Billie Holiday

Music Graphic Novel Book Club: Billie Holiday https://www.solidstatebooksdc.com/events/2019/4/music-graphic-novel Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:30 PM 9:00 PM Join a group of music enthusiasts, led by Jeremia...
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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 2 Poster: Adora vs. Catra

BEGIN SLIDESHOW She-Ra and the Princesses of Power season 2 poster: Adora vs. Catra Netflix has released the official poster for the highly-anticipated second season of DreamWorks Animation’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, featuring our titular hero Adora going head-to-head against her former best friend Catra. The animated series is scheduled to return on April 26. Check out the full poster in the gallery below! (via Vital Thrills) PB = PB || {}; P...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Dreamworks Animation, Alexa, New Black, Neflix, Eisner, Noelle Stevenson Lumberjanes Nimona, Catra, Princesses of Power, Castaspella, Krystal Joy Brown Motown, Chuck Austen Dawn, Adora


‘Splash’ at 35: This Tom Hanks Sex Comedy Was a Huge Turning Point for Disney

(Welcome to The Disney Discourse, a recurring feature where Josh Spiegel discusses the latest in Disney news. He goes deep on everything from the animated classics to the theme parks to live-action franchises.) 1984 was a transitional period for Hollywood. You don’t have to be deep in the weeds of film history to know this is the year when the MPAA introduced the PG-13 rating, a response to frustrated parents who felt that the PG-rated films Gremlins and Indiana Jones and the Temple of D...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Fifty Shades Of Grey, Tim Burton, Disney, Features, Tom-Hanks, Oliver Stone, Mpaa, Walt Disney Company, Lincoln, Shakespeare, Splash, Indiana Jones, Steven Spielberg, Tron


She-Ra Celebrates International Women’s Day in a Powerful Video

She-Ra celebrates International Women’s Day in a new powerful video In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, DreamWorks Animation has released a brand new video focusing on the powerful messages that She-Ra and the Princesses of Power have conveyed to many young women. The video features testimonies by the cast, crew and young fans of the popular animated series talking about the importance of the show’s unconventionality, diversity, inclusiveness, and how much the show meant...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Dreamworks Animation, International Women's Day, Alexa, New Black, Eisner, RA, Noelle Stevenson Lumberjanes Nimona, Princesses of Power, Castaspella, Krystal Joy Brown Motown, Chuck Austen Dawn, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, Ra Karen Fukuhara Suicide Squad


March 10: Chip Kidd - Shazam!: The Golden Age of the World's Mightiest Mortal

Shazam!: The Golden Age of the World's Mightiest Mortal (Paperback) Upcoming Event Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 3 p.m. at 5015 Connecticut Ave NW pre-order a signed book ...
Tags: Comics, Ebay, Superman, New York Times, Alex Ross, Kidd, Eisner, Charles M Schulz, Chip Kidd, Mike Rhode, Lisa Birnbach, Connecticut Ave NW, Chip Kidd Geoff Spear, Kidd Spear, New York City Geoff Spear, Vogue Entertainment Weekly GQ Newsweek


Who is The Umbrella Academy? New Featurette Unmasks the Netflix Series

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Who is The Umbrella Academy? New featurette unmasks the Netflix series Ahead of The Umbrella Academy‘s debut tomorrow, Netflix has released a new featurette for their newest comic book series. The video features interviews by the main cast talking about their characters and the show’s main theme. Check out the video below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[],...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Mary J Blige, Jeff, Universal Cable Productions, Eisner, Gerard, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá, Reginald Hargreeves


Paramount Developing ‘Kill Them All’ Movie Based on the Graphic Novel

Kill Them All is the latest comic book property coming to the big screen. The 2015 graphic novel by Kyle Starks is being developed into a feature film by Paramount Pictures with Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse producers Josh Abblebaum and André Nemec attached to adaptation. Variety reports that Paramount Pictures is developing Kyle Starks’ graphic novel Kill Them All, which centers on a betrayed “murderess” who seeks revenge by partnering up with a hard-drinking former cop. In a send-up of pulp...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Comic Books, Adaptation, Miami, Deadpool, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Tom Clancy, Morty, Rick, Eisner, Action/Adventure, Oni, Andre Nemec, James Coyne


Kill Them All: Paramount Acquires Rights to Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kill Them All: Paramount acquires rights to graphic novel adaptation Paramount has acquired the adaptation rights to Kyle Starks graphic novel Kill Them All, with James Coyne set to write the adapted screenplay, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = g...
Tags: Movies, Miami, Sherlock Holmes, Jackson, Paramount, Tom Clancy, Rick, Starks, Eisner, Dolph Lundgren, ComingSoon, Movie News, Luchadore, Oni Press, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec


Listen to an Exclusive ‘Umbrella Academy’ Track From Netflix’s New Superhero Series

This week, the strange, stylish superhero series The Umbrella Academy drops on Netflix, bringing the Eisner award-winning comics to life. In anticipation of the premiere, we’re debuting an exclusive Umbrella Academy soundtrack track, from the staggeringly prolific Jeff Russo. Hear the exclusive track below. Umbrella Academy Soundtrack Jeff Russo is in high-demand. The composer has created scores for shows like Fargo, Altered Carbon, The Night Of, Snowfall, Channel Zero, Star Trek: Disco...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Mary J Blige, Lucy, Lakeshore Records, Jeff Russo, Eisner, Russo, Gerard Way, Comic Book/Superhero, Soundtracks, Netflix/Streaming Video, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá, Reginald Hargreeves


The Umbrella Academy Promo: Hazel and Cha Cha Have the Best Job

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Umbrella Academy promo: Hazel and Cha Cha have the best job Netflix has released a new promo for the upcoming The Umbrella Academy, giving us a closer look at the show’s main villains Hazel and Cha Cha. Starring Golden Globe-nominated actress Ellen Page, Robert Sheehan and Academy Award-nominated actress/singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige, the show will be available for streaming on February 15, exclusively on Netflix. Check out the video below! PB ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Mary J Blige, Jeff, Hazel, Cha Cha, Universal Cable Productions, Eisner, Gerard, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy


She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Renewed for Season 2

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power renewed for season 2 Netflix has announced that She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, the reboot of the 1985 animated series, will be returning for a second season following a very successful debut outing. The series will return on April 26. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Alexa, New Black, Eisner, RA, TV Premiere, Noelle Stevenson Lumberjanes Nimona, Princesses of Power, Castaspella, Krystal Joy Brown Motown, Chuck Austen Dawn, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, Ra Karen Fukuhara Suicide Squad


New Umbrella Academy Trailer Reveals a Super Dysfunctional Family 

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Umbrella Academy trailer reveals a super dysfunctional family Netflix has released the full trailer for The Umbrella Academy, revealing a super dysfunctional family of unlikely heroes in the upcoming comic book adaptation. Starring Golden Globe-nominated actress Ellen Page, Robert Sheehan and Academy Award-nominated actress/singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige, the show will be available for streaming on February 15, exclusively on Netflix. Check out the video below! ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Mary J Blige, Jeff, Universal Cable Productions, Eisner, Gerard, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá, Reginald Hargreeves


My Condolences to Friends and Family of Batton Lash

Word is trickling out through friends who would know that Batton Lash has passed away from brain cancer. The always-dapper Lash was the author and artist of Wolff and Byrd, Counselors of the Macabre, later renamed Supernatural Law, since 1979. He stuck with it through comic strip, issues, webcomic, and waxing and waning movie interest, finally moving to Kickstarter to put out book collections. He ran Exhibit A Press with his wife Jackie Estrada, who is administrator of the Eisner [...]
Tags: Comics, Kickstarter, Wolff, Eisner, Comic News, Batton Lash, Jackie Estrada


PR: Adam Hughes In-Store Signing at CC&C

Adam Hughes In-Store Signing at CC&C From the Store that Brings You...   Adam Hughes will be at Cards, Comics & Collectibles on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 from 3:30pm to 6:30pm! A long-time friend and recurring guest of the Baltimore Comic-Con, Adam is the artist on ...
Tags: Comics, Ben, Harvey, Adam, Eisner, ALICIA, Adam Hughes, Johnny Storm, Mike Rhode, Reisterstown, Ben Grimm, Cards Comics Collectibles, Marc Nathan, Reisterstown Maryland, Baltimore Comic Con Adam, Gaijin Studios Hughes


Netflix Debuts The Umbrella Academy Teaser Trailer

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Netflix debuts The Umbrella Academy teaser trailer Netflix has released the first footage from their next comic book adaptation with The Umbrella Academy teaser trailer! Check it out in the player below and look for the series to debut on February 15, 2019. PB = PB || {}; gptAds = PB.gptAds || {}; var opts = {"asBool":false,"adUnit":"\/4403\/cr\/comingsoon\/ros","adDiv":"pb_prebidjs_300x250_a","sizeStr":"[[300, 250]]","ma...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Mary J Blige, Jeff, Universal Cable Productions, Eisner, Gerard, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, TV Premiere Dates, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá


Map shows homicide hotspots in medieval London

This map shows the 142 murders that were committed in London from 1300 to 1340Each clickable pin reveals the grisly details as recorded in contemporary coroner's reportsThen as now, stabbing was the main method of killing in London – but the murder rate was three times higherIt's January 1322 and William, the son of Henry the Goldsmith at Rowe, is peeing in the public urinal in Cheapside. The man next to him complains that William is spraying on his shoes. William doesn't like the sound of that...
Tags: Maps, London, Crime, History, Innovation, Cardiff, William, University of Cambridge, Lucy, Alice, Forensics, Philip, Agnes, Eisner, Rowe, Leadenhall Market


Relive Medieval London’s Bloody Murders With This New Interactive Death Map

It was the priest in Dunstan Parish with the small knife, the brother in the Tower of London with the stave, the Welsh tailor in St. Mary Woolnoth with the broad-bladed knife—or so the new “London Medieval Murder Map,” an interactive database of 142 brutal 14th-century homicides, tells us. The macabre tool, which draws on city coroners’ rolls dating to between 1300 and 1340, is the brainchild of the University of Cambridge’s Manuel Eisner, an expert in the history of violence. As Eisner tells th...
Tags: London, History, Guardian, University of Cambridge, Genealogy, Eisner, Nicola Davis, Manuel Eisner, Genealogy News, Genealogyblog, Dunstan Parish, Mary Woolnoth


She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

I am excited to see that She-Ra and the Princesses of Power has been so well-received. This relaunch of the 1980s cartoon show has a more modern sensibility, and it allows the character to stand on her own instead of being a He-Man adjunct. (I haven’t had a chance to see the show yet, but I believe it, since the revamp was created by Noelle Stevenson, whose Nimona, which did something similar to fantasy adventure stories, won an Eisner a [...]
Tags: Comics, TV News, Eisner, Noelle Stevenson, Princesses of Power


Legendary Developing Black Hammer Comic Series for Film & TV

Legendary developing Black Hammer comic series for film & TV Legendary Entertainment is extending Jeff Lemire’s Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer universe, one of the world’s most popular comic franchises, into television and film. Lemire will serve as an executive producer with Dean Ormston, the co-creator and illustrator of the comic series. Black Hammer is an epic multi-book saga of interweaving stories — both past and present — detailing the trials and tribulations of the heroes as well a...
Tags: Comics, TV, Movies, TV News, Ryan Gosling, Jeff Lemire, Legendary Entertainment, Essex County, Eisner, Dark Horse Comics, Movie News, Waypoint Entertainment, Lemire, Black Hammer, Dean Ormston, Spiral City


Know Your Limits: The Law of Grandiosity

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from Robert Greene’s new book, The Laws of Human Nature. We humans have a deep need to think highly of ourselves. If that opinion of our goodness, greatness, and brilliance diverges enough from reality, we become grandiose. We imagine our superiority. Often, a small measure of success will elevate our natural grandiosity to even more dangerous levels. Our high self-opinion has now been confirmed by events. We forget the role that luck may have played in the su...
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