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When I sit through a film such as Zootropolis, Rango, Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, Eddie The Eagle or Coraline, I can’t help but be thankful somebody has bothered. As a parent as well as a movie lover, I’ve grown to really dislike family movies that just turn up to act as a surrogate babysitter for 90 minutes, with no intention of becoming anybody’s favourite film. The films I'm going to talk about are the family movies therefore that I think both try and do something a bit more, yet continue to fly under many people's radar.
A bonus mention before we get going, and number 26 in the list, much to my surprise: Alvin & The Chipmunks 4. I was expecting next to zero from it, courtesy »
Stephen Anderson confirms that he's got a new feature project in the works at Walt Disney Animation Studios.
The revival in the fortunes of Walt Disney Animation Studios - which continues with the incoming Zootropolis - can be traced back to films such as Bolt and Tangled. But I'd go earlier, and suggest the turning point was the underrated Meet The Robinsons. The 2007 film was directed by Stephen J Anderson, who also co-directed the also-underappreciated Winnie The Pooh.
And now, it turns out that Anderson has a new film up and running at Walt Disney Animation Studios. He's not giving too much away just yet, but chatting to The Traditional Animation Show, he confirmed to host Stephen Anderson that "I'm developing a new feature at Disney".
Details? Not yet. "It's a little early, it's a little too early unfortunately for me to talk about. I'm very excited about it, »
Talented screenwriter Daniel Gerson, who co-wrote Monsters, Inc., died Saturday at home. He was 49. Gerson had been battling brain cancer, according to a statement released by his family, but before he passed he left an incredible footprint behind. Often collaborating with Robert L. Baird on Disney-Pixar films, Gerson was responsible for prequel Monsters University and Big Hero 6, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. The 49-year-old screenwriter was also credited with working on Up, Chicken Little and Inside Out, so he basically had a hand in every amazing creation to come out of Disney-Pixar's studios. He also worked on Meet the Robinsons, debatably one of Disney's most underrated animated »
3 items from 2016
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