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The Lion King: Diamond Edition on Disney Blu-ray and DVD October 4th
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The Lion King: Diamond Edition on Disney Blu-ray and DVD October 4th

The King has returned! The Lion King, often regarded as Disney’s recent masterpiece, is now finally going to be available in the best format, as Disney brings The Lion King: Diamond Edition to DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D. Starting October 4th of this year, fans who have eagerly been waiting for years can finally proclaim Hakuna Matata, putting the past behind them! Everyone is back in ...

Despicable Me's Minions and the Despicable Banana
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Despicable Me’s Minions and the Despicable Banana

Of all the animated films to hit theaters in the past few years, there are a rare few where the audience is as intrigued by the main characters as they are with the secondary characters. Lion King’s Timon and Pumba are good examples, as are the teams of penguins and monkeys from the Madagascar franchise. Each of those films had so much success with the secondary group that those ...

Tron: Legacy, Tangled, Beauty and the Beast, and the Lion King on Disney's Blu-ray 3D
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Tron: Legacy, Tangled, Beauty and the Beast, and the Lion King on Disney’s Blu-ray 3D

Big things are happening in Disneyland for 2011. Two of Mickey Mouse’s most popular films, Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King are getting the Blu-ray and 3D treatment, completely remade for newer home video systems. In addition, two of the newest animated (and quasi-animated) adventures will be getting the same options with Tangled and Tron: Legacy. Apparently, we’re on a ...

Mirror mirror, on the wall. Whose the highest grossing of them all?
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Mirror mirror, on the wall. Whose the highest grossing of them all?

With all of Avatar‘s monster success, there has been a lot of talk lately about the biggest box office draw of all time. Sure, Avatar‘s numbers are great, but when compared to the 1939 classic Gone with the Wind, adjusting for the times and inflation, Avatar is way behind. That got us to thinking; with all of the recent animated blockbusters, what actually are the biggest, most ...

Roy E. Disney, gone but not forgotten
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Roy E. Disney, gone but not forgotten

2009 marked the year we lost one of the true heroes of the cartoon industry; Roy E. Disney, the son and nephew of The Walt Disney Company co-founders, Walt Disney and Roy O. Disney, passed away in December at the age of 79. During his 56-year run at Disney, he guided the studio into a new golden age of animation, with The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King – ...

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Scariest Cartoon Characters #10: Scar

« Back Next »   As King Mufasa’s younger brother in The Lion King, Scar sees his whole life as the outcast, living outside the kingdom. When Mufasa’s son Simba was born, the new cub lowered Scar’s ranking even further, replacing him as second-in-command. This boiled Scar’s rage, and he formed a plan to take over The Pride Lands. By doing away with his brother ...

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The Lion King meets Vegas

Disney will be bringing “the circle of life” over to Las Vegas in May of next year, as it openes The Lion King at Mandalay Bay.  The Lion King has run successfully on New York’s Broadway for years, always keeping fans happy with the very elaborate performance.  The costumes and songs come to life, providing all the power of the animated film, but in 3D!  The show opens May ...

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Walt Disney Animation Studios

Walt Disney Animation Studios has launched a brand new site that talks all about the studio’s amazing history.  Think about it, this is the place that created Cinderella, Snow White, The Lion King, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Lady and the Tramp…  everything!  Its definitely worth checking out, and taking a tour through (animated) ...

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