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13 years ago to this day, a revolutionary short film dubbed Destino made its American debut at the Rhode Island Film Festival, just a few months after its world premiere at the Annecy Animation Film Festival. For those who don't know about this revolutionary short, thankfully the full film has been making the rounds again, and we have it here for you to watch below. This short film took a whopping 58 years to complete, after starting as an iconic collaboration between artist Savador Dali and Walt Disney.
Nameless TV came across this short film on YouTube, which was posted back in 2011. Back in 1946, Walt Disney and Salvador Dali created this animated story of Chronos, the personification of time who falls in love with a mortal. Here's what the opening title card on this short film states.
"In 1946, two legendary artists began collaboration on a short film. More than half a century later, »
In the ’50s and ’60s, the Ussr frequently used dogs for orbital space flights in order to determine whether human spaceflight was possible. If you ever wanted to see a cute animated version of their exploits, look no further than “Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon,” the sequel to the global hit “Space Dogs 3D.” The film follows Pushok (Samuel Witwer), a teenage astronaut determined to find his missing astronaut father. Pushok stows away on a Us rocket ship to the moon, but soon finds he is not alone, as he’s reunited with his mom and encounters a macho monkey and a baby alien. Together, the furry heroes learn the true meaning of teamwork as they join the search for Pushok’s dad. Starring Alicia Silverstone and Ashlee Simpson as Belka and Strelka, the first dogs in space, “Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon” is a fun, »
- Vikram Murthi
Can studios really expect theater audiences to keep coming back to old franchises decades after their original release? Looking at data over the last couple decades, the answer has become a resounding yes. This is an in-depth look at why that is.
We all know that sequels are rarely better than the original film. And sequels of sequels tend to be even worse. Audiences are aware of this fact, which is why traditionally sequels usually gross less in theaters than the original film. If audiences don’t respond to the sequel as well as the original film, they are less inclined to see it more than once, or tell their friends to go see it.
It becomes a matter of diminishing returns; studios try to eke out as much business from one franchise before it no longer makes financial sense to release another sequel. And with each sequel making less money, »
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The Simpsons is paying tribute to Disney characters in the past way ever. Veteran animator Eric Goldberg, known for his work on classic Disney flicks such as Aladdin, Pocahontas and Hercules, animated The Simpsons' couch gag for the Sunday, April 24 episode. In the opening sequence, Homer, Marge, Lisa, Bart and Maggie all take on various Disney characters. Homer has a Jungle Book inspired look, Marge is straight out of Snow White, Lisa is Cinderella, Maggie is the classic Mickey Mouse and Bart takes on Fantasia Mickey. There's classic Disney whimsy while sticking with the Simpsons style viewers have come to know and love. Goldberg's other credits include Fantasia 2000, The Emperor's New Groove, »
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