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Some Disconcerting Pixar News

Some Disconcerting Pixar News

By | July 19, 2010 at 6:00 am | 5 comments

Last week, three separate news articles on /Film about Pixar appeared in three days.  All of them to me were a bit strange considering the Pixar we've known is all about story first and does not usually make decisions for a quick buck....

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The Case for Closing Mr. Toad

The Case for Closing Mr. Toad

By | July 14, 2010 at 6:00 am | 8 comments

On September 7, 1998, the Magic Kingdom incarnation of Mr. Toad's Wild Ride closed its doors and made way for The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh to open on June 4, 1999.  While many fans to this day lament the Florida Mr. Toad's passing to this day, I never seemed to...

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Song of the South: Disney’s Very Own Hunchback of Notre Dame

Song of the South: Disney’s Very Own Hunchback of Notre Dame

By | June 20, 2010 at 6:00 am | 11 comments

I have to be honest, Will. I'm having a really difficult time hearing anything you have to say today because your hair looks like a briar patch. I keep expecting racist animated Disney characters to pop up and start singing songs about living on the bayou. - Sue...

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The Vault: Why Does it Exist?

By | March 29, 2010 at 12:00 am | 8 comments

You've seen the commercials: "Buy (insert movie) on DVD before it goes back into the vault!" But what exactly is the Vault? Why does it exist?The Vault has its origins from the days before home video. Originally, Disney would re-release its animated films into theaters...

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How to Push Blu-Ray Sales

By | March 23, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 8 comments

Disney has been a supporter of the Blu-Ray format since it was first introduced. From the beginning, Disney announced its high definition format of choice would be Blu-Ray instead of the now-defunct HD-DVD.Today, Toy Story and Toy Story 2 were released on Blu-Ray for the...

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