Posts Tagged ‘ Walt Disney ’

Advance Perspective: Disney’s Frozen Defies Expectations

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October 26, 2013
Advance Perspective: Disney’s Frozen Defies Expectations

I had the opportunity to see an early screening of Disney’s upcoming animated movie, slated for a Thanksgiving release. “Frozen” is the first Disney animated feature directed by a woman — Jennifer Lee. Despite this fact, I was a little nervous about seeing this movie, because the speculative articles I had read weren’t encouraging....
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Pop Culture Library: Disney’s Song Of The South, Star Trek Unauthorized, Doctor Who Memories

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February 3, 2013
Pop Culture Library: Disney’s Song Of The South, Star Trek Unauthorized, Doctor Who Memories

Who’s Afraid Of The Song Of The South? (And Other Forbidden Disney Stories) by Jim Korkis (Theme Park Press, 2012) This new book by  Jim Korkis (a sequel of sorts to his essential The Vault Of Walt) is a welcome in-depth look at Walt Disney’s first predominantly live-action feature – considering the convoluted path...
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Old Weird Comics: Walt Disney’s Space Age

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January 27, 2012
Old Weird Comics: Walt Disney’s Space Age

In the 1950s, Walt Disney’s empire grew hugely, expanding into records, live action films, nature documentaries, children’s magazines, theme parks, and (possibly most importantly) the emerging medium of television.  The Disneyland TV show launched in 1954, and played a huge part in changing the public image of the company from a mere producer of...
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