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    Film Review: Alice Through the Looking Glass

    By Steven Guttman Alice Through the Looking Glass was not what Lewis Carroll had envisioned. Quite frankly, it was not what I was expecting either considering that the script’s author is Linda Woolverton, the same person who penned Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland. To create a successful movie based on a Lewis Carroll novel, a […]

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    Tim Burton to Direct ‘Dumbo’

    According to the Wall Street Journal, Tim Burton will direct Disney’s Dumbo. The Oscar-nominated filmmaker is attached to direct a live-action version of the 1941 animated classic. In the latest move by the studio in making live-action versions of its animated classics. The original story followes a ridiculed baby circus elephant, who, with the help […]

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    Why is Disney Pushing Ralph over Brave?

    If you looked at this evening’s Variety website you’d think that Disney is pushing Wreck-it-Ralph over its two other nominees, Brave and Frankenweenie. On the cover page of Variety’s website you see five ads promoting Ralph but not one mention of the other two! Do they know something that we don’t? Go figure. Yes, I […]

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    Disney Oscar Nods

    Of the seventeen nominations, Disney produced five nominees, Brave, Frankenweenie, Wreck-it-Ralph, The Avengers, and Paperman. The remaining twelve are for Lincoln, which was distributed by Touchstone Pictures but not attributable to The Disney Studios. The 85th Academy Awards will air live on ABC on Sunday, February 24. Be sure to check out Oscar.com for a complete list of the […]

  • Attractions
    Frankenweenie Exhibit at DCA’s Animation Academy

    The Animation Academy on Hollywood Boulevard at DCA’s Hollywood Land has a special Frankenweenie Exhibit that runs through November 5. The exhibit has samples of the real sets, puppets and props made for this movie. There are four main display cases. The first is an assembly of many of the puppets used in various scenes. The next one is […]

  • It’s a Happy Halloween at Phantom Manor!

    Tim Burton, his wife Helena Bonham-Carter and their children, Billy Ray (9) and Indiana Rose (5), posed with Jack and Sally, characters from “The Nightmare before Christmas” in front of the famous Phantom Manor attraction at Disneyland Paris. photo: © Disney Tweet

  • DbM Scuttlebutt

    Fantastic Fest announced Walt Disney Pictures’ Frankenweenie will have its world premiere on September 20 as the opening night film for the 2012 Fantastic Fest Film Festival, in Austin, Texas. Frankenweenie is scheduled to be released in U.S. theaters on October 5, 2012. The Disney Vacation Club plans to close its Chicago sales center September […]

  • Cast Members
    DbM Scuttlebutt

    Walt Disney Animation‘s upcoming Big Hero 6, about a heroic superhero team, is currently an open writing assignment, with no scribe currently attached to the project. The film will be produced by Kristina Reed. Rumor has it that the cast members at The American Adventure in the World Showcase will loose their Colonial dress for a […]

  • Tim Burton – The Un-Disney Legend

    Tim got his first real break as an animator’s apprentice at The Walt Disney Studios. He worked as an animator, storyboard artist, and concept artist on films like The Fox and the Hound, The Black Cauldron, and Tron. Tim’s Disney films include Vincent (1982), Frankenweenie (1984), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), James and the Giant […]