Just yesterday I posed a question to a nice gentleman who is an admitted Marvel guy, as I asked, "If both film studios stick to their guns, which film would come out on top?"
The artists at Walt Disney Animation Studios have literally prepared a Feast. Which is the title of a brand-new short from first-time director Patrick Osborne. Osborne first came to John Kahrs' attention after he created an experimental animation test at WDAS.
Alright, alright, alright, it appears that for two major film studios for now May 6, 2016 is set. A gauntlet has been thrown down. Meaning an epic bat...
The widespread cultural belief in "soul mate ideology" undermines our chances at happiness because it makes us passive receivers of idyllic romantic expectations.
To celebrate Disney's fun female characters, Canadian animation student Miranda (aka @snarkies) created a collaborative ode to them, inviting nearly 100 artist friends on Twitter and Tumblr to choose one of their favorite ladies and illustrate her.
Lucasfilm announced today, via Publishers Weekly, four brand new books aimed at introducing new readers to the classic Star Wars saga by bridging the "multi-arc storyline in anticipation of the release of Star Wars Episode VII in December 2015."
If you're going strictly by attendance levels as well as the amount of money this theme park pulled in during its brief life span, then Hard Rock Park clearly was a failure. If -- on the other hand -- you're going by what happened in themed entertainment circles after 2008... Well, that's where this story gets complicated.
A cruise on the Disney Cruise Line's Dream turned into a nightmare for a 13-year-old female passenger who was allegedly molested while on board the sh...
Summer means a lot of things: School's out (a big "yay!" for the kids); sports like baseball and tennis kick into high gear; and families spend time at the pool and the beach, enjoying the fresh air and warmer weather. But summer wouldn't be complete without a great lineup of movies, and this season promises not to disappoint.
The judges were just dying to give Charlie White those "10s" his fans have been demanding. But...
There's a line from As You Like It carved into the ceiling of the New Amsterdam Room. It reads, "I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad.'' I imagine that a good many people are going to be made merry once they get the chance to experience this new musical comedy.
This second Captain America film centers on one basic premise as a question actually. As important as freedom is, should freedom be sacrificed for sec...
Like Elsa, Claire was born with something that makes her different. Something that puts her life at risk, something that many might think she should be ashamed of or at least try to conceal and minimize as much as possible.
It's this skillful mix of special effects, music, storytelling and ride systems that has made Mystic Manor the talk of the themed entertainment industry ever since this new HKDL attraction first opened back on May 17, 2013.
What you may not know is that the hugely popular film was also roundly criticized for relying on stereotypes and clichés at the expense of the cultures in which the fairy tale is set.
Though killing off a darling is a great storytelling device, storytellers need to think very carefully about it. If done well, it builds an emotional connection between audiences and characters. If done poorly, it becomes the proverbial bridge too far.