Tag Archives: Ariel

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to Star as Sulley in Live-Action ‘Monsters, Inc.’ for Disney Star

“Disney has been capitalizing on fan nostalgia for their animated classics with a string of live-action remakes, including ‘Aladdin’ (2019), ‘The Lion King’ (2019), ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2017), and upcoming projects like ‘The Little Mermaid’ and ‘Lilo & Stitch.’ The casting choices for these films have sparked numerous discussions online. Recently, during the London […]

Monsters Inc. offers lessons on fixing capitalism

Don’t be misled by the animation; ‘Monsters, Inc.’ carries a deeper message than you might recall. While many see the film as a charming buddy adventure featuring Sully, Mike, and Boo, it actually delves into more profound themes. Beyond the surface, ‘Monsters, Inc.’ is a tale of confronting a corrupt oligarchy in Monstropolis and the […]

Cracking the Enigmatic Codes of Gravity Falls

Alex Hirsch’s beloved animated series, “Gravity Falls,” is an exploration of all things mysterious and inexplicable. The storyline follows the summer escapades of Dipper and Mabel Pines, voiced by Jason Ritter and Kristen Schaal, respectively. Together, they delve into the enigmatic supernatural occurrences that haunt Gravity Falls, Oregon. Given the show’s intense focus on unraveling […]

Why Aladdin 2 Went Direct-to-Video and Its Impact on Disney

The enduring cultural significance of Disney’s Renaissance era and its iconic animated films is undeniable. This is evident in the ongoing wave of live-action remakes produced by Disney, where out of the 16 live-action and photorealistic reinterpretations released by Walt Disney Pictures since “Maleficent” in 2014, five have been based on Renaissance titles. Notably, three […]

Disney Parks Enthusiasts Upset Over Artist’s “Insensitive” Comic Regarding Maleficent Fire

The Maleficent fire incident that occurred at Disneyland Park recently evoked strong reactions from Disney Parks enthusiasts. The incident prompted both tributes and discussions among fans, leading to debates about those who found humor in the midst of the flames. Fortunately, no injuries were reported, but the beloved Fantasmic! animatronic suffered extensive damage in the […]

Disney Rumored to Approach Florence Pugh for ‘Tangled’ Live-Action Film

Recently, a scoop from Daniel Ritchman on his Patreon page (followed closely by The DisInsider) has sent ripples of excitement through Disney fans – it appears that the entertainment giant is in the early stages of bringing the beloved animated film “Tangled” to life in a live-action adaptation. This news comes in the wake of […]

Preview the upcoming additions to Tokyo Disney: new sections based on ‘Frozen,’ ‘Tangled,’ and Peter Pan

Tokyo Disney is a must-visit for many Disney fans, and next spring, it will become even more exciting with the opening of a major expansion centered around beloved Disney franchises. Named Fantasy Springs, this expansion will become the park’s eighth port, akin to themed lands in DisneySea’s context. It’s set to encompass three distinct areas: […]

Cinderella’s 4K restoration team discovered long-standing color inaccuracies

In the recent restoration of Cinderella, veteran Disney animator and director Eric Goldberg had a specific goal in mind: to rectify the color discrepancies that had plagued the beloved animated classic over the years. Goldberg humorously acknowledges that Cinderella’s hair and dress had undergone various color shifts, from her hair resembling “Cheez Whiz” to her […]

Animator’s aim in Cinderella restoration: ‘Recreate original artistic intent

As Disney+ ushers in a new era of cinematic fidelity, the much-beloved film ‘Cinderella’ makes its grand debut today, August 25th, in a resplendent 4K rendition. Amid the ongoing festivities leading up to the monumental milestone of Disney’s 100th anniversary on October 16th, this release stands as a luminous gem. The meticulous labor of love […]

The creator of Gargoyles dismisses rumors about a live-action film with director Kenneth Branagh

Greg Weisman, the visionary creator behind the iconic animated series Gargoyles, has firmly refuted recent reports that acclaimed writer and director Kenneth Branagh is set to helm a live-action adaptation of the beloved 1990s cartoon. This revelation comes as a surprise to fans who had been intrigued by the idea of Branagh, the mastermind behind […]