Disney and Pixar have released character bios and portraits for the new characters in Incredibles 2, including a new female superhero who looks up to Elastigirl.Read More
These Rumors About Handmaid’s Tale Director Reed Morano Joining the Star Wars Family Are Too Much for Us to Handle
Reed's work is beautiful and intense. It tells not just a narrative story, but an emotional one. We would love to see what she would do with Star Wars. And yes, the fact that is a woman makes this prospect all the more exciting.Read More
The last remnants of the old haters have been swept away.
Luke had his shoulder brush, and now Rian Johnson has his microphone drop.Read More
The fourth Pixar installment—a love story between Woody and Bo Peep—has found a promising new writer.Read More
"It’s about Giselle 10 years later going, ‘What is happily ever after?’" says director Adam Shankman.Read More
Disney has come under fire for reportedly "browning up" white extras on the Surrey, UK set of the live-action adaptation of Aladdin. According to The Sunday Times, "the company says it resorted to darkening white people for roles requiring skills that could not be readily found in the Asian community, such as stunt men, dancers and camel handlers." WHAT.Read More
Shannon Tindle, one of the creators behind Kubo and the Two Strings, recently shared some work from a since-scuttled Haunted Mansion show that he was developing at Disney.Read More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi had not one, but several climactic scenes to go with a few of its various, intertwining storylines, and you might have left the theater (after your first, third, or however many viewings) wishing you could recapture the rush without buying another movie ticket. Until the home video release arrives, we'll have to rely on some clever animators to make that happen, and a few have answered our distress call so far.Read More
According to Screen Geek, an anonymous source "close to the film’s production" told the site that the executives are now bracing themselves for a major disaster with the film.Read More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has only been in theaters for a little over a week, and already, a lot has been said about the movie, its quality, the way it handles fan expectations, the important representation it continues to boost in the franchise, and more. But we're not here to talk about any of that.Read More
And am I a traitor if I did?
Hector's denied entry to the land of the living, and having it played for laughs, is just one of the reasons I left the theater feeling deeply conflicted about Coco.Read More
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Whether you loved The Last Jedi or hated it—which, the internet has informed me, are our only options—it's hard to argue that it didn't have a single flaw. The biggest of those flaws was the continued snubbing of Lando Calrissian by the current movie trilogy.Read More
Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Doesn’t Come Out Until November 2018, But Have a Beautiful Trailer Anyway
Directed by Lasse Hallstrom, the film stars Mackenzie Foy as Clara, who "enters the Fourth Realm to take on a tyrant called Mother Ginger", played by Helen Mirren.Read More
Art imitating life, to be fair.
Much has been made of Donald Trump's appearance in Disney's Hall of Presidents, including the hope that talk of big renovations to the attraction might mean that we'd all be spared a talking Donald Trump robot. Sadly, that was not to be, and now Disney has revealed their Trump bot in all its appropriately horrifying glory.Read More
The Last Jedi Strikes Back.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the longest Star Wars movie ever made at about 2.5 hours, and that's without all the stuff that Director Rian Johnson eventually had to cut to make the movie manageable. He's already stated that the original version of the movie was over three hours long, and now it looks like we may yet get to see some of that material when the movie comes to home video.Read More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi may finally be out in theaters to answer all of our burning questions about the storylines set up in The Force Awakens, but for those who have seen it, it's already time to look ahead to that wide open future set up by Director Rian Johnson's installment—and that means the potential for even more things to get upended in the process.Read More
Layoffs, Fewer Films, and Congressional Antitrust Hearings: The Snags and Consequences of That Disney-Fox Deal
We can all get excited about the fictional possibilities of the Disney-Fox deal, but the real-world implications are far less sunny: layoffs, fewer films released per year, and congressional antitrust hearings.Read More
Along with Misty Knight, who appeared in comics the same year (1975), Storm (Ororo Munroe) is one of the first female black comic book superheroes. While the character has a messy history sometimes, as the result of mostly being written by white men throughout a majority of her existence, she is still, along with Black Panther, one of the most important black characters. Which is why her live-action counterparts have been some of the most hotly debated casting choices.Read More