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    The New Princess: Disney’s Rebirth from ‘Tangled’ to ‘Frozen’

    In its storied history of technical trailblazing and making dreams come true for those of all stripes, Walt Disney Animation Studios has been inconsistent at best when it comes to character complexity and thematic significance. That is, until recently. Disney’s most iconic animated characters of the pre-Renaissance are marked by passivity, or, at their worst, […] More

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    Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 121: ‘Frozen’

    OK, we know that we kept you waiting for an extra week, but finally, it’s time for Mousterpiece Cinema to get cold. In fact, we’re so cold, we’re…wait for it…Frozen! Yes, this week, Josh and Gabe take a look at Walt Disney Animation Studios’ newest film, a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen featuring the […] More

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    “Epic Mickey” Video Game Debut

    Just in time for the Christmas shopping season, here comes one of the newest Wii games, greatly anticipated by many, Epic Mickey. Video game veteran, Warren Spector has been unknowingly preparing for the creation of this Mickey-centric video game his entire life. An article in the Austin American Statesman, describes how a life-long obsession with […] More

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    “Tangled” to be Disney’s Last Fairy Tale?

    When I was in Los Angeles a few months ago, publicity for Disney’s Tangled was everywhere. The oversized posters plastered against sides of buildings consisted of nothing but swirling, blond hair with two faces peeking out.  I thought it was some sequel to Shrek that I didn’t care about. I was just as annoyed with […] More

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    The Five Best Disney Films

    In spite of having grown up as a part of the Disney “VHS Generation”, one of the first groups of children to have the privilege and opportunity to enjoy nearly every Disney classic in the comfort of my home on demand, I don’t have much nostalgia for my childhood favourites. They still have a special […] More

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    Tuesday Movie Poster Round Up

    1. Hatchet II: Grade B Let’s get ready for horror season. This is a fun gritty poster. The tagline is a little unimaginative, and so is the rest of the poster, but it excites the horror fan in all of us, with its subtle homage to horror movies past, even if you didn’t care for […] More