Posts tagged "Disney"

Pete’s Dragon

Directed by David Lowery Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford and Oakes Fegley In UK Cinemas August 12th, 2016 by Duncan Mclauchlan I loved Pete’s Dragon as a kid. I loved the story, the animation, and the songs. Actually, come to think about it, especially the songs.  ‘Bill of Sale’ was a particular fave – “We gotta Bill […]

Preview: Disney’s The Jungle Book

Disney’s The Jungle Book Directed by Jon Favreau In UK Cinemas April 15th, 2016 by Haresh Patel As Disney’s schedule to re-do all of its back catalogue in live action – or at least Three Dee action – rolls on, the next installment is The Jungle Book. The 1957 classic has embedded itself into the […]

Zootopia (Zootropolis)

Directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Jared Bush Starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba and Jenny Slate In UK Cinemas March 25th, 2016 by Richard Hamer I hope we can all agree that we’ve entered a new golden age of Walt Disney Studios. Whether they’ve returned to the height of their 90’s powers […]

Cannes Film Festival: Walt Disney & Disney.Pixar Animation Presentation by John Lasseter

On May 20th, Walt Disney and Disney.Pixar Animation Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter gave a two-hour presentation on the future projects of the animation studios.  Presented at the 68th Cannes Film Festival, Lasseter humorously began by presenting his own brand of Rosé wine, before taking the audience through the studios’ impressive film plans for 2015 […]

Planes 2: Fire and Rescue

Directed by Roberts Gannaway Starring Dane Cook, Ed Harris & Julie Bowen In UK Cinemas August 8th, 2014 by Amanda Farley Planes was always going to be a tough gig to follow. Given the general failings of the first film, the sequel had a lot of work to do to try and create something from […]