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Disney Animated Movies 28 – The Little Mermaid

While The Great Mouse Detective brought Disney Studios out of what some refer to as their first dark age, 1989’s The Little Mermaid kick started the Disney Renaissance. For pretty much the entirety of the 90’s, Disney released a major … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 23 – The Rescuers

The Rescuers, the second Disney Studios animated feature to release the same year as the original Star Wars, is also the first Disney animated movie that didn’t involve Walt Disney on any level. Based on a series of books by … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 22 – The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

1977 was kind of a big year for movies. James Bond’s The Spy Who Loved Me, which many consider an example of everything that makes James Bond great, and the recently deceased Roger Moore’s best Bond movie. I agree with … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 21 – Robin Hood

Disney’s animated interpretation of Robin Hood is a fascinating one, with a strange backstory. Shortly after Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs succeeded, Walt considered adapting the tales of Reynard the Fox, the main character in a literary cycle of … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 20 – The Aristocats

The Aristocats has the unique distinction of being the last full feature that Walt Disney approved of before his death. Seeing how it released in 1970, 4 years after Walt’s death, he didn’t have much to do with the creation … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 19 – The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book, the first Disney Animation Studios feature to release after Walt Disney’s death, still involved Walt quite a bit during its production. The movie is based on a series of stories by British author Rudyard Kipling collected in … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 18 -The Sword in the Stone

Before I get into this one, let’s talk about Walt Disney himself for a bit. Born in 1901 in Chicago, Disney showed an interest in drawing from a young age. He took art classes as a boy, and got a … Continue reading

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