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Pixar Movies 22 – Onward

The release surrounding Pixar’s Onward is rather unfortunate. It released widely in early March of this year, not too long before movie theaters started shutting down. As such, despite enjoying positive reviews and reception, it only earned $130 million on … Continue reading

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Disney Remakes 11 – The Lion King

Of all the Disney live-action remakes so far, this is the one which has the least to say about. From a story and character standpoint, it changes almost nothing from original animated movie. No expanded sub-plots. No deeper character analysis. … Continue reading

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Dragon Movies 4/DreamWorks movies 29: How To Train Your Dragon 2

Like with my first How To Train Your Dragon post, this doubles as an entry in my Dragon Movies theme month and jumping forward in my long delayed DreamWorks blog series. How To Train Your Dragon 2 released in July … Continue reading

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Dragon Movies 2/DreamWorks movies 19: How to Train Your Dragon

This is kind of a double blogathon movie post in a way. I’m mostly looking at dragon movies this month, but I’ve also got a long delayed DreamWorks movie project going on. Almost two years in, I’m only 12 movies … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 58 – Frozen II

As of this writing, the first Frozen movie remains the most profitable animated movie of all-time, breaking multiple records upon its release and earning almost $1.3 billion. Up until this year’s “live action” Lion King remake, it was also the … Continue reading

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Disney Associated Movies 14 – Mary Poppins Returns

In early September, I began this blog series looking at movies that involved Disney Animation Studios, but weren’t fully produced or released by the famed studio. Most of these movies combine live action with animation. Some of these movies only … Continue reading

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Disney Associated Movies 12 – Enchanted

Enchanted is somehow both a unique film in the Disney cannon, and not unique at the same time. It’s a mostly live-action musical comedy romance, mixed with traditional animation. It also happens to be the very first movie distributed by … Continue reading

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Disney Associated Movies 11 – James and the Giant Peach

Although Tim Burton has worked with Disney quite a bit over the years, he’s only been involved with two movies tied directly with Disney Animation Studios. Like with The Nightmare Before Christmas, the famed studio mostly focused on touch-up animation, … Continue reading

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Disney Associated Movies 10 – A Goofy Movie

Even in a blog series where every movie is unique in one way or another, this movie is particularly unique. But to get into what makes it unique, we first need to take a brief look at DisneyToon Studios. DisneyToon … Continue reading

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Disney Associated Movies 8 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit

The fact that this movie even exists is amazing.  For years, Disney and Warner Brothers were rivals in the animation world. Warner Brothers never quite found the same level of success as Disney Animation Studios when it came to feature … Continue reading

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