“Star Wars: Episode VII” isn’t slated to hit theaters until summer 2015, but that isn’t stopping industry analysts from forecasting the film’s chances at the box office.
Not surprisingly, “Episode VII” is expected to do very, very well — to the tune of $ 1.2 billion in global ticket sales. Credit Suisse analyst Michael Senno came up with that figure, adding that $ 733 million… Continue reading 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Ticket Sales Expected to Ease Disney's 'Lone Ranger' Pain
Merida from “Brave” is not your typical Disney princess. Pixar’s first female protagonist may be beautiful, but she is not in any way dreaming of her prince to come. Instead, the firstborn heir of the Scottish kingdom of DunBroch, would rather sling her arrows and defend her homeland than primp and prepare for the eventuality of being queen — which makes her a refreshing alternative to the canon of Disney… Continue reading Is Princess Merida Of 'Brave' Disney's Best Female Role Model? (OPINION)
As soon as America’s entrance into World War II became official following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, war production took precedence over consumer goods — shifting the U.S. to ration everything from tires and meat, to sugar and women’s nylons. As a morale booster, Disney created a 1942 short film called Food Will Win the War that highlighted America’s agricultural abundance. The cartoon posited that a blizzard of
Earlier today Movies.com had the pleasure of speaking with Marti Noxon, a series writer and producer on fantastic shows like Mad Men, Glee, Angel and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, ahead of the December 13th DVD and Blu-ray release of her last feature film, Fright Night. We spoke mostly about how she approached updating the beloved ’80s vampire film, how the gender politics help pin it to… Continue reading Marti Noxon to Re-Write Disney's Live-Action Tinkerbell Movie; Discusses 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Problems (Exclusive)
Trust us, you want to know what the no-budget version of The Avengers trailer looks like. And no, you’re not the only one who kinda wants to watch this one over the real one.
On one hand it’s surprising to see how easy it is to match up scenes from animated Disney movies with Robert Rodriguez’s crazy-sexy-cool Sin City adaptation, but then again no it isn’t. We’ll take those dancing mice… Continue reading Afternoon Filler: 'The Avengers' Trailer Sweded, Walt Disney's 'Sin City,' and William Shatner's Bohemian Rhapsody