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#WowWednesday: These magical Disney soundtracks will take you to different worlds!

#WowWednesday: These magical Disney soundtracks will take you to different worlds!

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Over nearly 80 years, Walt Disney becomes beloved for their iconic fairy tales, memorable comic-relief sidekicks, terrifying villains, and some of the greatest songs in cinema history. Be it Frozen’s Let It Go or the happy-go-lucky song Hakuna Matata, each song takes you to a different world full of memories and adventures, and you can’t help but getting glued to it! Here’s our pick from recent times: Let It Go – Frozen: Elsa’s soulful independent track – Let It Go created a spur in the industry. The music and lyrics were composed by husband-and-wife songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. The song was performed in its original show-tune version in the film by American actress and singer Idina Menzel in her vocal role as Queen Elsa. "Let It Go" reached the top fiv
#TuesdayTrivia: These animated Disney villains can scare the hell out of you!

#TuesdayTrivia: These animated Disney villains can scare the hell out of you!

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Love them or hate them, but you cannot ignore them! Villains are an integral part of animated Disney movies. Just imagine of a situation that there are no bad persons, then how would you suppose to know that the hero is really the good guy? Over its more than 90 year history, Disney has brought to life more than 125 different villains from films, sequels, television, video games, books and even the Disney theme parks. Here's a bit of a trip down memory lane: Ursula – The Little Mermaid: Voiced by American actress Pat Carroll, Ursula is a villainous sea witch who tricks the mermaid princess named Ariel into trading her voice for a pair of human legs, at first appearing to be providing the character with an opportunity to become human by temporarily transforming her into one so that she
#SuperSaturday: Do you know these fascinating facts about Disney movies?

#SuperSaturday: Do you know these fascinating facts about Disney movies?

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Disney movies are indeed crazy – be it the killer animation and soundtracks of or the intense history behind them. We all love Disney classics, but are you aware of the extra facts behind them? If yes, then tell us how many dots are there in 101 Dalmatians? Which is the most expensive movie ever made? Hmm! Confused! Don’t be… From Frozen to Cinderella, here are some fun and fascinating facts about Disney movies: During the production of "Snow White", Walt Disney kept many animals on set as a reference for the animators. "Dumbo" is the shortest feature-length film, at only 64 minutes. "101 Dalmatians" is one of only four Disney films where both parents are alive throughout the entire film. The others are "Peter Pan", "Lady and the Tramp" and "Mulan." “Jungle Book” was
From Frozen to Moana: 5 feminist animated movies that are inspiring for kids!

From Frozen to Moana: 5 feminist animated movies that are inspiring for kids!

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Animated movies, a portrayal of important issues, are the best way to educate children about societal matters. For most of us, animated movies acted as our first introductions to feminism. There are many animated films which have extremely powerful female characters, portrayed in a positive light, exercising their agency. Take a look: Moana: Moana is the story of a teenage girl; whose destiny is one day to take over for her father as the chief of a small Polynesian island. The film tells the story of Moana, the strong-willed daughter, who is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical relic with a goddess. When a blight strikes her island, Moana sets sail in search of Maui, a legendary demigod, in the hope of returning the heart of Te Fiti and saving her people. Interestingly,
Finally! Star Wars: The Clone Wars to return on Disney’s streaming service

Finally! Star Wars: The Clone Wars to return on Disney’s streaming service

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Disney to bring back Star Wars: The Clone Wars to customers. During the 10th Anniversary, Clone Wars panel at San Diego Comic-Con, creator and producer Dave Filoni announced that the show would return on Disney’s streaming service, finishing off the story that was widely considered to be left hanging after the show’s abrupt cancellation in 2013. The show will be coming back with the seventh season consisting of 12 new episodes for Disney’s upcoming streaming service. Check out the trailer here: From 2008 to 2013, The Clone Wars ran on Cartoon Network, revealing the massive war that took place between the theatrical, live-action movies Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. After the show went off air abruptly, many fans were left feeling the show’s s
Robins Kaplan LLP files opposition to Disney’s motion to dismiss the copyright infringement lawsuit

Robins Kaplan LLP files opposition to Disney’s motion to dismiss the copyright infringement lawsuit

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National trial firm Robins Kaplan LLP has filed an opposition to Disney’s motion to dismiss the copyright infringement lawsuit that it faces over the blockbuster movie Inside Out. As one may recall, the firm’s initial complaint had included detailed allegations that The Walt Disney Company and Pixar misappropriated the central concept and characters behind the animated hit from a nationally recognized child development expert, Denise Daniels, who had pitched her original material and characters to top studio executives beginning in 2005. The firm filed this opposition on Friday, after Disney moved to dismiss the case last month
Throwback Thursday: Five best animated documentaries ever

Throwback Thursday: Five best animated documentaries ever

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  All these days in the year, we talked about various formats of animation. But today, the penultimate week of the year, we decided to focus on animated documentaries leaving all aside. We have got for you best five documentaries that we have seen and want to tell you about. The five movies listed below push well beyond the short-form, sustaining animated non-fiction for an hour or more. These are the films that show how a drawn documentary can work and why this approach is more than just a gimmick. Victory Through Air Power (1943) Walt Disney, the master animator was always a master propagandist, selling a vision of placid middle-class living that even now people confuse with how this country actually was in the mid-20th century. He was so impressed by Russian-born aviator Al...
Coco doing splendidly well in the US and China

Coco doing splendidly well in the US and China

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Coco, the Disney/Pixar’s movie has certainly brought the U.S. box office to life with a collection of $71.2 million over the weekend. Earlier, Disney-Pixar has repeatedly raised the bar of animated movies by telling stories that would appeal to children and adults alike. Disney-Pixar has continuously raised the bar of animated movies by telling stories that would appeal to both children and adults alike. But unlike their past couple of films that seemed to miss that crucial element of storytelling, Coco is an original tale and a highly imaginative one at that. Directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina, the movie had the fourth best debut at the domestic box office over the weekend after Disney’s Frozen ($93/5 million), Moana ($82 million) and Toy Story 2 ($80.1 million). The film als
Marvel another prospector to buy out 21st Century Fox!

Marvel another prospector to buy out 21st Century Fox!

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For a few days now, everyone has been guessing as to what would happen to the offer that Disney had made to buy out 21st Century Fox. A few days ago one was fed with the information that Walt Disney is in talks to buy 21st Century Fox. The news is already a big deal because more than 90% of mainstream entertainment production in the US is controlled by only five companies, and Walt Disney buying 21st Century Fox would reduce that number to four – because it would end the long running feud between Fox and Marvel over the film rights to several popular Marvel IPs, including the X-Men and Deadpool. However, there may be a potential spanner thrown in the works here, as a news has been broken that telco Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox, with an interest in acquiring the company’s ent
Amid spate of losses, Disney announces creation of new Star Wars films

Amid spate of losses, Disney announces creation of new Star Wars films

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Amid declines in its cable, broadcasting and studio Q4 earnings, Disney has announced that The Last Jedi helmer Rian Johnson will create a new trilogy of Star Wars films. Ahead of the highly anticipated December 15 premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Disney has got into a deal with Johnson to develop a brand-new Star Wars trilogy that will be all together new from the episodic Skywalker saga. Disney will also develop an original live-action Star Wars TV series for its direct-to-consumer SVOD service. The show is expected to launch by the end of 2019. Other new programs heading to the SVOD will include original TV series adaptations of Pixar’s Monsters Inc. and Disney Channel’s High School Musical franchise. An original series from the Marvel universe is also in the works. Disne