What Could Have Been? Tony Baxter’s ‘Mary Poppins’ Attraction.
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What Could Have Been? Tony Baxter’s ‘Mary Poppins’ Attraction.

On this day 52 years ago, “Mary Poppins” flew down from the sky and into our hearts. It easily became the most Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious film in Walt Disney’s collection. And it would seem to be a film that is ready-made for a theme-park attraction. Unfortunately, the closest we’ve ever gotten to a “Mary Poppins” anything (beyond character … Continue reading »

‘Inside Out’ Review and All-Access Q&A
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‘Inside Out’ Review and All-Access Q&A

It’s been two long years since we last saw a Pixar film (“Monsters University”) and three years since we’ve seen a non-sequel Pixar film (“Brave”), but the extraordinarily talented folks from that Northern California studio are finally ready to unveil something new. And man, was “Inside Out” worth the wait. Pete Docter (director of “Monsters … Continue reading »

‘Tomorrowland’ Boots ‘Captain EO’ From Epcot, at Least for Now
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‘Tomorrowland’ Boots ‘Captain EO’ From Epcot, at Least for Now

The Brad Bird-directed “Tomorrowland” is getting preview screenings of scenes from the film at Epcot starting next month, and it’s giving Michael Jackson the boot. Directed by Oscar winner Brad Bird and starring Academy Award winner George Clooney, “Tomorrowland” tells the story of a jaded scientist and an optimistic teen who embark on a danger-filled … Continue reading »

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Adds Stars, Gets Release Date
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Adds Stars, Gets Release Date

With the live-action “Cinderella” having done boffo numbers in its opening weekend, Disney took a moment Monday to announce when fans can expect its next live-action fairy tale remake, “Beauty and the Beast”: March 17, 2017. Two more stars were also added to the already-glittering cast. Emma Thompson and Kevin Kind have joined Beauty And … Continue reading »

Disney Announces ‘Frozen’ Sequel
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Disney Announces ‘Frozen’ Sequel

Get ready for more Anna, Elsa and Arendelle fun! At Thursday’s annual shareholder meeting, Disney had Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios chief creative officer John Lasseter and Josh Gad (the voice of Olaf) on hand to make an eagerly anticipated announcement: “Frozen” is officially getting a full-length sequel. Forecast: Winter weather ahead! Disney Animation developing … Continue reading »