Have you ever noticed that familiar whistle at the start of Disney animations? Or the quick clip of Mickey behind the wheel of a ship? That’s a nod to Steamboat Willie, the start of Mickey Mouse.
We’re officially in the era of live action remakes, and our troopers have mixed feelings about it. This week, we’re chatting about all the movies in the pipeline – plus a few animations we think would be perfect for a live action version. Do you agree with our opinions?
When Disney animation first began, the studio used real-life models to develop movement and mannerisms for their characters. These models dressed in full costume, and interacted with physical set pieces to help animators bring scenes to life.
Disney characters tend to have instantly recognizable voices. Who could forget the sultry voice of Ursula, or the fast-paced banter of the Genie?
Amazingly enough, many actors have doubled down on Disney characters, sometimes playing 3, 4, or even more!
It’s been a while since we’ve done a Movie-sode! This round, Jessica talks about one of her childhood favorites…The Fox and the Hound.
Learn more about this forgotten Disney film, and how it managed to both divide and bring together two different generations of Disney animators.
Disney’s newest princess is on her way, and so far the details of her story have been fairly elusive. Here’s a recap of everything we know so far about the Pacific Islander princess: Moana.