Directed by first-timer Dan Scanlon, Monsters University reunites the beloved voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, and Steve Buscemi while introducing a powerhouse supporting cast! It is my pleasure to report that real Pixarian heart and humor are back for summer 2013.Read More
Oz The Great And Powerful is the lesser of the three Oz movies the last century has seen, but I suppose it could be a lot worse….it could have been Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland!Read More Disney, featured, James Franco, joey King, L. Frank Baum, Michelle Williams, mila kunis, oz, Rachel Weisz, Return to Oz, Sam Raimi, Tim Burton, Zach Braff
For 13 years I anxiously waited to find a copy of and the time to watch 2000’s epic five-part fairytale miniseries The 10th Kingdom. Netflix finally made that happen.Read More 10th kingdom, Cinderella, daniel lapaine, Dianne Wiest, ed o'neill, fairytale, john larroquette, kimberly williams, Merlin, miniseries, NBC, NYC, scott cohen, Snow White, traveling mirror, TV, wolf
It’s 2013! A new year of movies and a new year of Video Vaults! Why don’t we start it off right with a movie that celebrates the movies, 1997’s box office disaster, Cats Don’t Dance! The only film ever produced by Turner Feature Animation Studio (before being absorbed in the Time Warner/Turner Broadcasting merger), this [...]Read More animation, ashley peldon, cats don't dance, don knotts, Gene Kelly, Hollywood, jasmine guy, John Rhys-Davies, mark dindal, Michael Jackson, musical, randy newman, scott bakula, Video Vault, Warner Bros.
The standards for what is acceptable in cinema are in a constant state of evolution as we move toward a more compassionate and politically correct world. While I can’t condone the following controversial material, it is still interesting to see the “artistic choices” of filmmakers of yore. Now having given you the obligatory Leonard Maltin “it was a different time” preface, I am pleased to present to you this list of questionable animated shorts that don’t quite understand the meaning of the holidays. There is something off about these cartoon Christmases
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For many of us the combination of Disney and Christmas is the culmination of all things magical and good in this world. In Southern California the holidays aren’t even official until you see Sleeping Beauty’s Castle glisten in seasonal lights! But old Walt was producing Christmas memories long before Disneyland opened. Here are some of the best animated Christms moments, pre-1950′s. We [...]Read More animation, christmas, Disney, Disneyland, donald, duck, eyvind earle, featured, las posdas, mary blair, melody time, mickey, mickey's good deed, mouse, once upon a wintertime, santa, santa's workshop, silly symphonies, snow fight, three caballeros, twas the night before christmas, Vintage, walt
While the kids today don’t know who Max Fleischer was, his contributions to the advancement of animated family entertainment are pretty important. Betty Boop, Popeye, and Superman are just a few of the many characters he brought to the big screen, along with some pretty significant creative and technical innovations. His characters possess distinctly more [...]Read More animation, betty boop, cartoon, christmas, dreamland, featured, fleischer, fleischer studios, grampy, holiday, max, orphanage, Penguin, popeye, red-nosed, reindeer, rudolph, toys