Month: September 2019

Abominable opens to $20 million

Abominable performed more or less when in with where expectations had it this weekend, opening to $20 million, Box Office Mojo is reporting. That was slightly above where tracking had it, beating the $18 million projection by roughly $2 million. Unlike How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Universal never seemed to give Abominable a full marketing push in the […]

Dev Patel to headline English dub for French animated film I Lost My Body
Disney going for “massive” scale with live-action Mulan
New Frozen II poster, song sneak peek released

A “special look” at a song from Frozen II has been released online, and can be viewed in the player above (fair warning that it may or may not contain plot spoilers). Also revealed was a brand new poster for the film, which shows a strange lack of smiles for a Disney movie, as Anna and […]

The final trailer for Spies in Disguise blasts online

The final trailer for Blue Sky Studios’s Spies in Disguise is now online, and you can check it out in the player above. The film marks the first movie to come from the animation company since the Disney acquisition of 20th Century Fox. The James Bond-style action comedy arrives in theaters everywhere Christmas Day. Super spy […]

Sony and Disney resolve Marvel deal; third Spider-Man movie to happen after all
Abominable opens

Dreamworks’ Abominable opens in 4,242 theatres today according to Box Office Mojo. The film is doing well with the critics, earning a 76% rating at Rotten Tomatoes. Their consensus: “Working with admittedly familiar ingredients, Abominable offers audiences a beautifully animated and overall engaging adventure that the whole family can enjoy”. BOM projects a first place […]

DreamWorks’ Marooned opens with Abominable in select theaters

The narrative is very basic, almost to the point of being detrimental. Nevertheless, Abominable is a charming enough film with simple, yet beautiful animation, likable characters, and nice music.

Marvel mastermind Kevin Feige is developing a Star Wars movie
Laura Dern, Sam Neill, and Jeff Goldblum all confirmed for Jurassic World 3
Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton, Rachel Matthews, Jason Ritter added to expanding Frozen II cast
Simpsons and Rick & Morty producer J. Michael Mendel passes away
Key Disney executive leaves amid “lackluster” Star Wars Galaxy attendance
“All Is Found” with the latest Frozen II trailer

Disney has released the latest trailer to the highly-anticipated Frozen II, which can be viewed in the video above. As first aired on Good Morning America, the trailer reveals just a little more about the film’s narrative. A mysterious force threatens the kingdom of Arendelle and it may be connected to the magic Elsa possesses. […]

New international Frozen II posters released

A pair of international posters for Frozen II have been revealed via the IMP Awards, and you can check them out below. Both posters feature previously unseen artwork. Frozen II arrives in theaters November 22nd. Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she’ll set […]

The Lion King roaring onto disc in October
Watch the new Jurassic World short film Battle at Big Rock

The next (and supposedly final) Jurassic World movie isn’t for a couple of years, but in the meantime, fans can whet their appetites for it with a brand new short film which premiered on FX tonight and is now available online for you viewing pleasure. You can check it out in the player above, and catch Jurassic […]

D23 Expo 2019 Exclusive

Dan and Randall recap Disney’s biennial event, including coverage of the Disney Studios, Disney+, and Disney Legends presentations, The Little Mermaid 30th Anniversary, and Tarzan 20th Anniversary!

Seth MacFarlane scores fourth win for Best Voice Over category at Emmys
The Simpsons wins Outstanding Animated Program at The Emmys
The Lion King is still in the top five after nine weeks of release

You probably saw the movie months ago, but The Lion King is still hanging around at the box office, maintaining a spot in the top five according to Box Office Mojo. Granted, some may argue that’s been due to other movies performing poorly, but Simba is displaying a strong staying power regardless. To date, The Lion King has made $533 […]

Original Scooby-Doo voice cast talks show’s legacy, pot jokes, and more