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Cool Stuff: Hallmark’s 2020 Disney Animation Ornaments for ‘101 Dalmatians’, ‘Dumbo’, ‘Bambi’ & More

It’s Thanksgiving week, which means if you aren’t getting your Christmas tree out, then you’re already behind. If you’re looking to beef up your collection of ornaments inspired by the magical films of Walt Disney Animation Studios, then Hallmark has you covered with several new additions to their Keepsake Ornaments line for 2020. This year, the 2020 Disney Hallmark ornaments include Beauty and the Beast, Bambi, Dumbo, The Aristocats, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid, Snow White ...
Tags: Movies, Pua, Disney, Animation, Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, The Little Mermaid, Ariel, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Anna, Belle, Collectibles, Cool Stuff


This Video Takes a Tour of the Hidden Tunnels Underneath the Original Disney Animation Buildings

What do Paris, Disney, and sprawling nuclear fallout shelters have in common? Catacombs!Read more...
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The 80 Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History [Part Seven]

(Welcome to The Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History, a limited series where Disney expert Josh Spiegel selects and ranks the defining moments in one of the greatest, most important, and most influential collections of films ever made.) This part of the ongoing list covers entries 20 through 11. 20. Fantasia 2000: The opening shot of “Rhapsody in Blue” The best sequence of Fantasia 2000 is, hands down, the “Rhapsody in Blue” sequence directed by Disney animator Eric Goldberg. W...
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The 80 Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History [Part Six]

(Welcome to The Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History, a limited series where Disney expert Josh Spiegel selects and ranks the defining moments in one of the greatest, most important, and most influential collections of films ever made.) This part of the ongoing list covers entries 30 through 21. 30. The Jungle Book: The last shot Mowgli’s journey in The Jungle Book has a definitive end point: he’s to be brought back to the man-village because it’s not safe for a human in the ju...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Maleficent, Movies, Disney, Features, Animation, Shakira, Walt Disney Company, Cinderella, Snow White, Ariel, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Gazelle, Maui, Zootopia


The 80 Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History [Part Five]

(Welcome to The Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History, a limited series where Disney expert Josh Spiegel selects and ranks the defining moments in one of the greatest, most important, and most influential collections of films ever made.) This part of the ongoing list covers entries 40 through 31. 40. Tangled: I see the light Some folks will tell you that Tangled is one of the better modern Disney movies. (I am not among those folks. It’s fine, but not as good as The Princess a...
Tags: Maleficent, Movies, Robin Williams, Kingdom, Disney, Features, Animation, Williams, Snow White, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Peter Pan, Belle, Ed Sullivan, Lumière, Peter, Timothy


Disney+ is One Year Old Today – Here’s How It Can Improve in Year Two

Impossible though it may be to believe, we’re just one year removed from the first day that Disney+ was made live to the general public. Yes, it’s true. One year removed from the first episode of The Mandalorian , one year removed from Disney+ including generalized language warning parents about potentially inflammatory content, and one whole year removed from the fad known as MacLunkey. (Remember MacLunkey?) A year later, Disney+ has become one of the most powerful streaming services ava...
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The 80 Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History [Part One]

(Welcome to The Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History, a limited series where Disney expert Josh Spiegel selects and ranks the defining moments in one of the greatest, most important, and most influential collection of films ever made.) Walt Disney Animation Studios has, over nearly 85 years, created 58 animated feature-length stories that have encompassed a vast swath of ideas, characters, and worlds. What began as a way to visualize some of the most well-known fairy-tale myths in Wester...
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Disneyland takes on 20 projects during coronavirus closure

One silver lining of the seven-month coronavirus closure of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure is that Disney work crews have had unfettered access to work on 20 construction, refurbishment and maintenance projects. Disney crews have been able to work on Avengers Campus, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway and a host of other projects In line with direction from government and health officials while the Anaheim theme parks remain closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Sign up for our Park L...
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‘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


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

Raya and the Last Dragon, the latest from Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Animation Studios, is set to debut a new trailer tomorrow on GMA. Before that, though, we have a new poster, which is just stylish and vague enough to catch some attention. In the upcoming film, which features the voices of Kelly Marie Tran and Awkwafina, “a lone warrior sets out to find the last dragon in existence and save the kingdom of Kumandra from the villainous Druun.” Check out the poster below. Hey, that...
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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...
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‘Once Upon a Snowman’ Trailer: Find Out Olaf’s Unlikely Beginnings in this ‘Frozen’ Prequel Short

Everyone’s favorite summer-loving snowman has another animated short dedicated just to him. In Once Upon a Snowman, we finally get to see Olaf’s unseen origins in a Frozen prequel short film coming to Disney+ this month. Watch the Once Upon a Snowman trailer below. Once Upon a Snowman Trailer The film, which is set to debut on Disney+ later this month, “follows Olaf’s first steps as he comes to life and searches for his identity in the snowy mountains outside Arendelle.” And as we see f...
Tags: Frozen, Movies, Disney, Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Movie Trailers, Abraham, Olaf, Josh Gad, Gad, Short Films, Arendelle, Correy, Peter Del Vecho, Once Upon a Snowman, Trent Correy


Disney+ Announces Premiere Dates for ‘Marvel’s 616’ & More, Promises ‘WandaVision’ is Coming This Year

Disney+ has unveiled its upcoming calendar of releases for the streaming platform, with legacy titles like the Tom Hanks classic Big and brand new shows like the anthology documentary series Marvel’s 616 locking down slots in the coming months. Find out what else is coming to the platform below, including the news that the original series WandaVision is still on track for 2020. We already knew that The Mandalorian season 2 would be arriving at the end of October, but this is the first conf...
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WandaVision Confirmed for 2020 in New Disney+ Promo

BEGIN SLIDESHOW WandaVision Confirmed for 2020 in New Disney+ Promo Disney has released a new promo revealing what fans can expect to see for the rest of this year on Disney+, including confirming that WandaVision will release in 2020! You can check out the video now in the player below to see what other movies and shows are headed your way on the streamer! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefre...
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Once Upon a Snowman: Disney+ Sets New Short With Olaf’s Origin Story

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Once Upon a Snowman: Disney+ sets new short with Olaf’s origin story After releasing the final episode of their short digital series At Home With Oaf last May, it looks like Disney+ isn’t ready to let go of Frozen‘s lovable and fan-favorite snowman as they officially announced their brand new animated short titled Once Upon a Snowman. Set to debut on Friday, October 23, the new Disney+ short will center around Olaf’s untold origin story with Josh Gad set once again repris...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Movies, Disney, Streaming, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Anna, Mike White, Chris Buck, Orient Express, Robert Lopez, Olaf, Josh Gad, Kristen Anderson Lopez


‘Once Upon a Snowman’ Disney+ Short Reveals the Unseen Origins of Olaf

Normal life may have been put on hold during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but Disney animators have been far from frozen in place. In fact, they’ve been busy as ever, putting out Disney+ animated shorts made entirely from home, usually revolving around everyone’s favorite snowman, Olaf. At the beginning of lockdown, the Disney Animation team banded together to give us a series of Frozen shorts, titled Olaf at Home, and now, as Hollywood begins to kick back into gear, they’ve given us ye...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Anna, Olaf, Josh Gad, Kristoff, Disney Animation, Arendelle, Peter Del Vecho, Once Upon a Snowman, Trent Correy


Disney Recasts Raya and The Last Dragon With Kelly Marie Tran as New Lead

Disney recasts Raya and The Last Dragon with Kelly Marie Tran as new lead In a historic move, Disney has chosen to recast the forthcoming animated adventure Raya and The Last Dragon with Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) now taking over the titular role and becoming the first Southeast Asian to lead a Disney animated film, according to Deadline. RELATED: Disney Reveals Updated Release Schedule for Soul & Raya and The Last Dragon PB = PB || {}; P...
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‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Official First Look Released; Kelly Marie Tran Cast in the Lead Role

Walt Disney Animation has unveiled the first look at Raya and the Last Dragon. The upcoming fantasy-adventure animated film has only teased gorgeous pieces of concept art until now, but today, we finally got to see the Raya and the Last Dragon first look image in its fully-rendered CG glory. Along with the release of the new image, Disney has announced the casting of Kelly Marie Tran in the lead role of the Southeast Asian warrior princess Raya, making the Star Wars: The Last Jedi star the firs...
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Disneyland removes ‘Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah’ from playlist as part of Splash Mountain makeover

Disneyland has quietly taken the first small but symbolic steps toward removing the controversial “Song of the South” theme from Splash Mountain in preparation for a new “Princess and the Frog” transformation of the Critter Country log flume ride. Disneyland has removed the “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” song from the Downtown Disney background music loop and stripped any reference to the “Song of the South” from the Splash Mountain website. Disneyland remains closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pan...
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Watch: Terrific Hit Man CG Animated Short Film 'The Box Assassin'

"This guy is nothing but a killing machine!" Who is he?! Known only as "The Box Assassin", he shows up in boxes of all kinds to take out his target. The Box Assassin is a terrific short about a pizza delivery boy's unforgettable night of running into a slick, legendary assassin that defeats his enemies in clever ways you couldn't imagine. The short is made by animation filmmaker Jeremy Schaefer, who directed this as his final thesis project studying animation at the Ringling College of Art &...
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What to expect when Disneyland rethemes Splash Mountain

The Splash Mountain makeover coming to Disneyland will transform the classic log flume ride with a new Princess Tiana backstory that will take riders down on the bayou and tie the venerable Critter Country attraction to the New Orleans Square themed land next door. Disney plans to update the Splash Mountain log flume rides at Disneyland in Anaheim and Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Florida with a new theme based on the “Princess and the Frog” animated movie. The Princess Tiana makeover wi...
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Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 Trailer Gives BTS Look at Animated Sequel

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 trailer gives BTS look at animated sequel Ahead of the six-part docuseries’ debut on the streaming service this week, Disney+ has unveiled the trailer for Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2, giving audiences a special behind-the-scenes look at the record-breaking sequel. The trailer can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 Six-Part Series Coming to Disney+ PB = PB || {}; ...
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‘Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2’ Trailer: A Thrilling Look Inside the Making of Disney Blockbuster

It takes three or four years to make an animated movie. The creative process is even more strenuous when working on a sequel to one of the biggest animated hits of all time. A new documentary series coming to Disney+ this week will let you be a fly on the wall as Disney’s hit sequel Frozen II moves towards the film’s premiere with one year left on the production schedule, with uplifting highs and frustrating lows. See how Disney magic is created by some of the most talented people in the busine...
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Details on Disney’s New Animated Movie ‘Encanto’ from ‘Zooptopia’ Directors Come to Light

The next movie we get from Walt Disney Animation Studios is Raya and the Last Dragon. Originally slated for release in November, the coronavirus pandemic forced a schedule change that pushed it back to March 2021. We haven’t even seen a trailer for this movie yet, but we’re already getting details on the original animated movie that will come after that. That movie is currently going by the title Encanto. It comes from Zootopia directing duo Byron Howard and Jared Bush, and not only will it wil...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Disney, Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Miranda, Moana, George Miller, Lin Manuel Miranda, Encanto, Byron Howard, Jared Bush, Happy Feet, Raya, Disney Animation


Disney+ Movies and TV Titles for July 2020 Revealed!

Disney+ Movies and TV Titles for July 2020 Revealed! Disney+ has revealed the full list of new movies and TV titles that will be available to the streaming service this coming July 2020. This includes the premiere of Hamilton, the filmed version of the original Broadway production that combines the best elements of live theater, film, and streaming to bring the cultural phenomenon to homes around the world for a thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime experience. You can check out the full July 2020 li...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, Los Angeles, Hawaii, Broadway, TV News, Streaming, Congo, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Bill, Peter Pan, Pixar, Madrid, Smith, Sam


Annecy Film Festival Includes Frozen II, Chicken Run Reunion & More!

Annecy Film Festival lineup includes Frozen II, Chicken Run reunion & more! Annecy Film Festival, the largest animation festival in the world, will be following in the footsteps of numerous others this year and be taking this year’s events online with special presentations including Frozen II, a Chicken Run reunion and stop-motion masterclass with director Henry Selick (Coraline), according to Variety. RELATED: ATX Television Festival’s Virtual Edition Programming Revealed The festival is ...
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At Home With Olaf Final Episode: Disney Releases New Frozen Song

BEGIN SLIDESHOW At Home With Olaf final episode: Disney releases new Frozen song Walt Disney Animation Studios has released the final episode for Frozen‘s short digital spinoff series At Home With Olaf, featuring a special new song titled “I Am With You,” which was composed and written by Oscar winners Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Also featuring a montage of clips from Disney’s animated film classics to their modern hit films including Lady and the Tramp, Alice in Wonderland...
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New Disney+ Series ‘Into The Unknown: Making Frozen 2’ Will Take Us Behind-the-Scenes of the Hit Disney Sequel

Disney+ is ready to head Into the Unknown with a new six-part look behind-the-scenes of Frozen 2. Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 follows the cast and crew as they face challenges to assemble the highly-anticipated sequel, resulting in the biggest animated movie of all time. More info on the Making Frozen 2 docuseries below. The final year before the release of Frozen 2 will be chronicled in the Disney+ series Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2. All six episodes of the series are dropping o...
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How to Wake Up Early and Get More Done

We have all heard of the advantages of getting up early. For one it allows us to have room to do more and squeeze extra activities into our daily routine. Several studies point to rising early can lead to success in one’s career, instills discipline, improve concentration and allows you to achieve higher levels of productivity. Even Benjamin Franklin as a testament to waking up early penned his famous words’ Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise’ in his book Earl...
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Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 Six-Part Series Coming to Disney+

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 six-part series coming to Disney+ A couple of months after debuting the box office smash on the new streaming service early, Disney+ has unveiled an upcoming six-part series entitled Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 taking viewers behind-the-scenes on the animated sequel! RELATED: CS Video: The Cast & Crew of Frozen II! With the clock ticking and less than a year until the world premiere of Frozen 2, the creative team opened their doo...
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