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Disney Animated Movies 56 – Moana

With Moana, we’ve reached the end of this Disney Animation Studios blog marathon. I’ve been enjoying it, seeing both movies I remember fondly from my childhood, and movie’s I’ve never seen before. That said, it’s also a relief that it’s … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 55 – Zootopia

Disney Animation Studios released two movies in 2016. The first, Zootopia, released in March. It was one of four movies that earned more than $1 billion that year, all of which were released by Disney. In case you’re curious, the … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 53 – Frozen

This movie doesn’t need any introduction, but I’ll sum it up anyway. Frozen released in November of 2013, which happened to be the start of an unusually cold fall and an early winter throughout pretty much all of North America.  … Continue reading

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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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