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Learn About Mexico's 'Day of the Dead' in Trailer for a Doc Experience

"Each year, for one day, the dead return." Epic Pictures is releasing this observational documentary film experience titled Day of the Dead to celebrate the Mexican tradition. The film's full title is officially Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life, and it's made by a graphic designer / doc filmmaker named Denise Richards. Each year, the spirits of the dead return to visit the living in this fascinating look into the famous Mexican tradition, Day of the Dead also known as Día de Los Muerto...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Mexico, Documentaries, Pixar, Denise Richards, Dia de los Muertos, To Watch, Epic Pictures

‘Once Upon a Snowman’ Directors Explain How ‘Back to the Future Part II’ Inspired Their ‘Frozen’ Prequel Short [Interview]

What happened to Olaf the talking snowman in the window of time between his creation and his first meeting with Anna during Frozen? The new Disney short Once Upon a Snowman answers that question. It turns out that Josh Gad’s warm hug-loving character had a bit of an adventure, full of hijinks and existence-defining moments. And according to directors Trent Correy and Dan Abraham, it was all inspired by Back to the Future Part II. Once Upon a Snowman is streaming now on Disney+, so before or aft...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Movies, Interview, Disney, Features, Animation, Anna, Pixar, Chris Pratt, Dan, Trent, Olaf, Looney Tunes, Sven, Josh Gad

‘Once Upon a Snowman’ Clip: Watch Olaf Become Self-Aware in the Animated Short Available on Disney+ Today

Remember when the runtime Pixar’s Coco was increased by nearly a third of the film’s total length due to the fact that Disney attached the 22-minute short film Olaf’s Frozen Adventure to it? It was a brutal experience, especially for families who just wanted to take their kids to see a Pixar movie. Well, Disney is at it again with a new Frozen short film focusing on Olaf. Thankfully, Once Upon a Snowman clocks in around only seven minutes, and you can watch one minute of it right now On...
Tags: Amazon, Elsa, Frozen, Movies, Disney, Animation, Sequels, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Peter, Olaf, Josh-Gad, Short Films, Disney/Pixar, Disney Today, Becky Bresee

mmhmm, Phil Libin’s new startup, acquires Memix to add enhanced filters to its video presentation toolkit

Virtual meetings are a fundamental part of how we interact with each other these days, but even when (if!?) we find better ways to mitigate the effects of Covid-19, many think that they will be here to stay. That means there is an opportunity out there to improve how they work — because let’s face it, Zoom Fatigue is real and I for one am not super excited anymore to be a part of your Team. mmhmm, the video presentation startup from former Evernote CEO Phil Libin with ambitions to change the con...
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Brendan Kane on Hook Points!

In this Marketing Over Coffee: Learn about Grabbing Attention, Process Communication Model, and Subverting Expectations! Direct Link to File Brought to you by our sponsors: Upfluence and Blueshift After One Million Followers the new book is Hook Point: How to Stand Out in a 3-Second World and the Hook Point Master Class The three pillars of hook points USP vs. Hooks – Warby Parker, InstaCart, Disney Multiple hook points and refreshing them The Amazon Hooks 8:59 With Upfluence, marketers c...
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25 gifts for toddlers that will keep them entertained longer than the boxes they come in

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Toddlers have strong opinions, so finding gifts they'll love more than the boxes they come in can be a challenge.As a mom of a 2-year-old, I've already gone through that process and have rounded up 25 toddler toys and gifts they're sure to love. You can check out all of our 2020 holiday gift guides here to shop for everyone on your list.Toddlers can be picky little humans. You know this if y...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Parenting, Trends, Walmart, Features, Gifts, Toddler, Lego, Pixar, Pluto, Diwali, Gift Ideas, Cadillac, Crocs, Kohl

CS Soapbox: Franchises That Need to End Following Fast & Furious

CS Soapbox: Franchises that need to end following Fast & Furious “Overstaying its welcome.” It’s a phrase I’ve often heard when discussing television but very rarely in the film world, despite a number of franchises running far past their expiration date, and with the recent confirmation that Universal Pictures’ Fast & Furious mainline series would be coming to an end after two more films, I think it’s high time we look at some of the many movie series out there, be they our favorites or most...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Matt Damon, Superman, Disney, Ford, Oscar, Hasbro, Toho, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chucky, Lebron James, Batman, Harrison Ford, Sylvester Stallone, Bryce Dallas Howard

“Reverse Toonification” of Pixar Characters

Using an AI-based framework called Pixel2Style2Pixel and searching for faces in a dataset harvested from Flickr, Nathan Shipley made some more photorealistic faces for Pixar characters. In response to a reader suggestion, Shipley fed the generated image for Dash back into the system and this happened: I cannot tell where these images should live in the uncanny valley. You can see some similar experiments from Shipley here: a more realistic version of Miles from Spider-Verse, images of ...
Tags: Pixar, Jason Kottke, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Shipley, Pixar Characters, Nathan Shipley, Nathan Shipley Pixar

All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus — from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Right Stuff'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+/Business Insider Disney Plus has a ton of new shows based on big franchises, like Star Wars, Marvel, and High School Musical. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries, including "The World According to Jeff Goldblum," "Encore!" with Kristen Bell, and a program all about Disney Imagineering.Disney Plus costs $69.99 a year for an annual subscription or $6.99 a mont...
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Raya and the Last Dragon Teaser Introduces Disney’s New Badass Hero

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Raya and the Last Dragon Teaser Introduces Disney’s New Badass Hero Walt Disney Animation Studios has finally released the official Raya and the Last Dragon teaser trailer for their highly-anticipated animated fantasy film, providing us with our first look at Kelly Marie Tran as her character tries to restore peace within her world by trying to find the last dragon. Check out the Raya and the Last Dragon teaser in the player below! RELATED: Luca: Pixar Announces New Italy...
Tags: Video, Movies, Disney, Pixar, Morty, Luca, Tran, Raya, ComingSoon, Movie News, Kelly Marie Tran, Kelly Marie Tran Star Wars, Helm Disney, John Ripa, Raya And The Last Dragon, Adele Lim Crazy Rich

Day Shift: Jamie Foxx Leads Netflix’s Vampire Hunter Film

Day Shift: Jamie Foxx Leads Netflix’s Vampire Hunter Film Coming off from starring in Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman’s superhero film Project Power, it looks like Oscar winner Jamie Foxx has already set up his next Netflix project as he officially signs on for the leading role in the upcoming vampire hunter film titled Day Shift. On top of headlining, Foxx is also set as an executive producer. The film hails from John Wick director Chad Stahelski who is serving as a producer through his 87Ele...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Army, Streaming, Jamie Foxx, Pixar, Marvel Studios, John Boyega, Foxx, LACMA, San Fernando Valley, John Wick, Teyonah Parris, Chad Stahelski, Peter Baxter, Movie News

Raya and the Last Dragon Poster Debuts Ahead of Tomorrow’s Trailer

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Raya and the Last Dragon Poster Debuts Ahead of Tomorrow’s Trailer Walt Disney Animation Studios has released the first official Raya and the Last Dragon poster for their highly-anticipated animated fantasy film starring Star Wars alum Kelly Marie Tran and Golden Globe winner Awkwafina. Featuring a glimpse of the titular lead, you can check out the full poster below and catch the full trailer tomorrow! Check out the poster for Raya and the Last Dragon, and tune in to @GM...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Golden Globe, Morty, Walt Disney Studios, Luca, Tran, Qui Nguyen, Raya, Movie News, Kelly Marie Tran, Kelly Marie Tran Star Wars, Helm Disney, Awkwafina

Disney Storybook Collection Advent Calendar: $19.99 (33% off)

For a limited time, you can buy the Disney Storybook Collection Advent Calendar for only $19.99 (33% off). Get FREE Super Saver shipping on orders of $25 or more (or with Amazon Prime ). About the Advent Calendar: All new and festive content for 2020! Count down to Christmas with all your Disney and Pixar friends.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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My kind of Advent calendar(s)

Bottom line: Kid-friendly Advent calendars filled with 24 miniature children's books to lead up to Christmas. The post My kind of Advent calendar(s) appeared first on Want Not.
Tags: Deals, Frozen, Books, Holidays, Marvel, Christmas, Disney, Amazon deals, Pixar, Children's Books, Nickelodeon, Advent, For the kids, Advent Calendar, Hot Hot Hot, Children's Gifts

Exclusive: John Boyega Teases Tone & Production Start of They Cloned Tyrone

Exclusive: John Boyega teases tone & production start of They Cloned Tyrone While talking with the 28-year-old star for his role in the forthcoming Steven McQueen-helmed anthology series Small Axe, chatted with John Boyega about another of his upcoming projects, the Netflix-set sci-fi mystery They Cloned Tyrone, in which he stars alongside Jamie Foxx (Soul) and Teyonah Parris (Dear White People). RELATED: Star Wars: John Boyega Calls Out Treatment of POC Characters ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Netflix, Jamie Foxx, Steve McQueen, Mike Tyson, Pixar, Exclusive, John Boyega, Stephen, Finn, Foxx, Chi Raq, Tyrone, Parris, Boyega

Disney+ Movies and TV Titles for November 2020 Revealed!

Disney+ Movies and TV Titles for November 2020 Revealed! Disney+ has revealed the full list of new movies and TV titles that will be available to the streaming service this coming November 2020. This includes new episodes of Disney+ original series such as: The Mandalorian Season 2, The Right Stuff, and One Day at Disney as well as the debut of LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special! Next month will also see the world premiere of Ashley Avis’ upcoming drama film adaptation of Anna Sewell’s children’...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, Alaska, TV News, Streaming, Kate Winslet, Pixar, Alexander, Mickey Mouse, Leslie Evans, Anna Sewell, Mackenzie Foy, ComingSoon, Movie News, Disney Movies

The Quarantine Stream: I Should Be Watching Good Television, But Instead I’m Just Watching ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Show: Guy’s Grocery Games Where You Can Stream It: Hulu The Pitch: Divisive Food Network host and fashion nightmare Guy Fieri invites four chefs into a giant grocery store set, where they must compete in various cooking challenges that involve them rushing through the aisles and literally collecting their ingredients. But since this is...
Tags: Movies, Features, Food Network, Pixar, Guy Fieri, Fieri, Middle America, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Quarantine Stream, Guy's Grocery Games, Divisive Food Network, Tacky Food Network

New ‘Soul’ Trailer Unlocks the Music of Life, Reveals Additional Voice Cast

“Life is full of possibilities,” Jamie Foxx‘s Joe Gardner says in the new Soul trailer. “You just have to know where to look.” It’s just the kind of inspiring message we might need right now from the Pixar film, which Disney is debuting on Disney+ this December. In the wake of the direct-to-streaming move, Disney has released a new Soul trailer that reveals the Disney+ premiere date and new additions to the voice cast. Soul Trailer Do you like jazz? Jamie Foxx’s Joe Gardner, a middle-sc...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Disney, Earth, Soul, Animation, Nebraska, Tina Fey, Jamie Foxx, Movie Trailers, Pixar, Joe, Pete Docter, Dez, BFI London Film Festival, Disney/Pixar

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special Adds Kelly Marie Tran, Billy Dee Williams & Anthony Daniels

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special Adds Kelly Marie Tran, Billy Dee Williams & Anthony Daniels Disney+ is bringing together some of the brightest stars in the Star Wars galaxy for the ultimate holiday family reunion, the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special. The streaming service also revealed a first look at the key art for the special, which you can check out below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh ...
Tags: Movies, Lego, Streaming, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Billy Dee Williams, Skywalker, Lego Group, Jedi Temple, Anthony Daniels, ComingSoon, Movie News, Kelly Marie Tran, Dee Bradley Baker, Keith Malone, Pixar Disney

New Soul Trailer for Pixar’s Upcoming Disney+ Release!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Soul Trailer for Pixar’s Upcoming Disney+ Release! Disney and Pixar have released a brand new trailer for their upcoming Disney+ release Soul from visionary filmmaker Pete Docter, the Academy Award-winning director behind Inside Out and Up, and co-director/writer Kemp Powers, playwright and screenwriter of One Night in Miami. Check out the new Soul trailer with lots of new footage below! RELATED: Lana Wachowski is “Going to Change the Industry Again” with Matrix 4 ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, New York City, Disney, Norman Lear, Miami, Tina Fey, Jamie Foxx, Pixar Animation Studios, Pixar, Cannes film festival, Trent Reznor, Joe, Kemp, Pete Docter, Jon Batiste

Disney, Pixar Drop New Trailer for ‘Soul’ on Disney Plus

Disney and Pixar have released a new trailer for jazz-focused animated film “Soul,” which begins streaming on Disney Plus from Dec. 25, bypassing cinemas. “Soul” features the voice of Jamie Foxx as Joe Gardner, a middle-school band teacher with a serious passion for jazz music. In the film, Gardner is on the brink of getting […]
Tags: News, Disney, Global, Soul, Jamie Foxx, Pixar, Gardner, Disney Pixar, Joe Gardner, Disney Plus

Disney, Pixar Drop New Trailer For Direct-To-Streaming Title ‘Soul’

Disney and Pixar have released a new trailer for jazz-focused animated film “Soul,” which begins streaming on Disney Plus from Dec. 25, bypassing cinemas. “Soul” features the voice of Jamie Foxx as Joe Gardner, a middle-school band teacher with a serious passion for jazz music. In the film, Gardner is on the brink of getting […]
Tags: News, Disney, Global, Soul, Jamie Foxx, Pixar, Gardner, Disney Pixar, Joe Gardner, Disney Plus

One More Full Trailer for Pixar's 'Soul' Now Set for Disney+ Release

"Whoa! It's my life… Can you help me get back?" Disney has released another new full trailer for Pixar's Soul, which is now set for a streaming debut on the Disney+ service starting Christmas Day. They decided to pull the movie from its theatrical release in November, and show it virtually right away. Soul is about a jazz musician who has lost his passion for music is transported out of his body and must find his way back with the help of an infant soul learning about herself. Featuring the ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Disney, Animation, Jamie Foxx, Pixar, Jon Batiste, To Watch, Ahmir Khalib Thompson, Joe Gardner Tina Fey, Daveed Diggs Phylicia Rashad, Disney Release, Johnnetta Betsch Cole

‘Nine Days’ Trailer: Winston Duke Guides Lost Souls in Sundance Award-Winning Existential Drama

What if Pixar’s Soul was an existential arthouse drama? That sounds like the premise for Nine Days, the Sundance darling by first-time director Edson Oda which won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award in the Dramatic section at the Park City film festival. Winston Duke stars in Nine Days as a guide for unborn souls before they make their way into the human world. Watch the Nine Days trailer below. Nine Days Trailer Winston Duke leads a stacked cast which includes  Zazie Beetz, Bill Skarsg...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Fantasy, Sony, Movie Trailers, Pixar, Park City, Terrence Malick, Cannes, ODA, Sony Pictures Classics, Benedict Wong, Bill Skarsgård, Sony Classics, Zazie Beetz, Winston Duke

‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ Trailer: A Teen Dreams of Being a Drag Queen in This Musical Adaptation

Over the weekend, the LGBTQ community celebrated National Coming Out Day, spreading awareness and encouraging lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer people to “come out of the closet” and reveal who they really are. In honor of this special day, 20th Century Studios released the first trailer for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, an adaptation of the stage musical of the same name about a 16-year old boy who dreams of being a drag queen, and it looks wonderful and fabulous. Everybody’s Ta...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Disney, Teen, Movie Trailers, Musical, Pixar, 20th Century Fox, Sharon Horgan, Jamie, Arnon Milchan, Sarah Lancashire, Dan Gillespie, Richard E Grant, Max Harwood, Disney/Pixar

Netflix Plans to Release Six Animated Movies Every Year

Netflix has become an unexpected hub for animated television, and now the streaming giant is looking to become the premiere place for animated feature films as well. Following the success of its first two animated films Klaus and The Willoughbys, with the former getting nominated for an Oscar, Netflix is gearing up to release six original animated feature films a year. That’s triple the amount of major animation studios like Pixar or Disney, which often release two films a year. Netflix co-C...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Netflix, Animation, Richard Linklater, Pixar, Ted Sarandos, Toro, Klaus, Wendell, Henry Selick, Business and Industry News, Willoughbys, Nora Twomey, Oscar Netflix

Daily Podcast: Green Lantern, Spider-Man, Soul, Wonder Woman 1984, Cleopatra, The Social Network 2 & Space Mountain

On the October 12, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Green Lantern, Spider-Man, Soul, Wonder Woman 1984, Cleopatra, The Social Network 2 , and Space Mountain .  In The News :  Ben: ‘Green Lantern’ TV Series Flies to HBO Max, Plot Details Revealed Chris: ‘Spider-Man 3’ Brings in Benedic...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Aaron Sorkin, Disney, Mulan, Pixar, Paramount Pictures, Social Network, Chris, Ben, Ben Pearson, Peter Parker, Space Mountain, Patty Jenkins, Peter Sciretta

Walt Disney announces reorganization to focus on streaming

Disney is going all-in on streaming media.  On Monday, the company announced a massive reorganization of its media and entertainment business that will focus on developing productions that will debut on its streaming and broadcast services. Disney’s media businesses, ads, and distribution, and Disney+ will now operate under the same business unit, the company said. Its major reorganization comes just days after activist investor Dan Loeb, a major investor in the company through his Third Point...
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Revisiting ‘Frank and Ollie,’ the Documentary About Two Men Who Defined What a Disney Legend Could Be

(Welcome to Out of the Disney Vault, where we explore the unsung gems and forgotten disasters currently streaming on Disney+.) The Disney Renaissance was a heady time, not just for the animation industry at large but for the Walt Disney Company. The 1980s began as a dark time for Disney but concluded as the company began to ascend new heights of creative and financial success, largely thanks to the innovative animation at the heart of films like The Little Mermaid . The 1990s were an even m...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Features, Bird, Walt Disney Company, Snow White, Pixar, Richard, Walt Disney, Brad Bird, Frank, Howard, Bambi, Ollie, Howard Ashman, Walt

Disney And Pixar’s Soul Decision Has European Cinema Operators Sounding A Warning Siren

The Pixar film recently made the call to move to streaming.
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