Tag: animation

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Jonathan Groff from FROZEN

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Jonathan Groff from FROZEN

| December 4, 2013 | Reply

Jonathan Groff and I grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, out in towns that were considered rural areas.  In the predominately Amish town of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where Jonathan grew up, he also worked at a local theme park.  No, it wasn’t Hershey Park, but Dutch Wonderland.  In our area, this was the first theme [...]

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Disney’s Newest Animated Feature “Frozen” Flurries Into Theme Parks On Both Coasts

Disney’s Newest Animated Feature “Frozen” Flurries Into Theme Parks On Both Coasts

| November 20, 2013 | Reply

Walt Disney Animation’s 53rd animated feature Frozen, which arrives in theaters later this month on November 27th just in time for the holiday season, has been integrated heavily into both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Park. Frozen tells the story of two sisters, Anna and Elsa, who are princesses of a Scandinavian-inspired land called [...]

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Dave Bossert Remembers Roy E. Disney

Dave Bossert Remembers Roy E. Disney

| November 11, 2013 | 1 Reply

On January 10, 2010, at Roy Edward Disney’s memorial service at the El Capitan Theatre, Roy’s widow, Leslie DeMeuse Disney said, “You couldn’t help but love Roy. He was all of us. He was so much like us. He never put anybody below him. He was always your equal no matter what you did with [...]

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Disney’s Best Halloween Movies, TV Specials, and Shorts

Disney’s Best Halloween Movies, TV Specials, and Shorts

| October 19, 2013 | 9 Replies

Halloween is a special holiday to many.  It kicks off the holiday season by introducing pumpkin-flavored everything, but for many adults it also takes us back to our time growing up. There are many different traditions surrounding Halloween like trick-or-treating, picking out a pumpkin at the pumpkin patch, and visiting haunted houses. Halloween is also [...]

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Review: “The Little Mermaid” Diamond Edition Blu-ray

Review: “The Little Mermaid” Diamond Edition Blu-ray

and | October 3, 2013 | 2 Replies

The 1980s were tough for Walt Disney Animation. The Fox and the Hound was released in 1981 and was considered a financial success, despite Don Bluth and other animators leaving the company in the middle of production. Afterwards, Disney hit a rough patch with The Black Cauldron, The Great Mouse Detective, and Oliver and Company. Bluth on the other [...]

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Preserving Walt Disney’s Visions

Preserving Walt Disney’s Visions

| February 10, 2013 | 1 Reply

“We are eager to build a better Mouse sanctuary, not a better mousetrap. We want to keep Mickey around for a very long time.” – Theo Gluck, Director, Walt Disney Studio Library Restoration & Preservation The Walt Disney Family Museum and The Walt Disney Studios are both dedicated to preserving the art of Walt Disney [...]

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