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Disney’s 50th animated feature part 2 – Tangled

For part 1, click here. Yesterday I talked about this movie’s very complex backstory, its critical reception and my personal history with it. So instead of recapping that, let’s talk about the original Rapunzel fairytale. I’m going to try to … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 50 part 1 – Rapunzel

We’ve reached the Disney Animation Studio’s 50th feature film. As such, I’ll be splitting this into two posts. For part 2, click here. There are several reasons I’m doing this. First, 50 movies is a significant achievement for a single … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 49 – The Princess and the Frog

Although Bolt was fairly well received by critics and even better by fans, it was only mildly successful. After a string of box office bombs and mild success stories, Disney Animation Studios and John Lasseter, head of Disney’s entire animation … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 48 – Bolt

I talked a bit about how Disney bought Pixar in early 2006 in my previous post. Although John Lasseter did help improve Meet The Robinsons a bit, he took over the entire animation department a bit too late in production … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 47 – Meet The Robinsons

Before we get into this movie, let’s talk about Pixar for a moment. Pixar was first founded in 1979 as the Graphics Group, part of Lucasfilm’s computer division. It separated to become its own company in 1986 with funding from … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 46 – Chicken Little

Around the time that Animated Disney movies weren’t doing so well in the early 2000’s, DreamWorks was coming out with a number of mega hits. Probably their most well-known early hit, 2001’s Shrek, won the very first Academy Award for … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 44 – Brother Bear

Brother Bear is the second Disney Animated Movie starring native characters from the North American continent. More specifically, this one stars Inuit characters, who generally live in the far north of Canada or in Alaska, in Greenland and a handful … Continue reading

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