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5 Disney Films That Barely Broke Even

Even if you don’t count the LucasFilms and Marvel properties that are now part of their portfolio, there’s no denying that Disney owns a large cache of film properties that continue to print money for the house of mouse. However, what most people don’t know is that many of these films weren’t profitable when they originally debuted, and some even struggled to break even. Here are 5 of the ...

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Disney Planning Live Action Take on Fantasia’s Night on Bald Mountain

According to a recent report by The Hollywood Reporter, Disney is planning to produce a live action movie based on the Night on Bald Mountain segment of their 1940 animated classic Fantasia. The project is still in the early stages of development, but Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless have already been tapped for script-writing duties while also serving as executive producers. The Night on Bald ...

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Walt Disney Records: Legacy collection

Walt Disney Records announced on May 6th that they are releasing a line of collectible CD’s on the anniversaries of of Disney’s most loved films. “Through 2015, Walt Disney Records will celebrate 12 anniversaries including Pinocchio (75th), Fantasia (75th), Cinderella (65th), Lady and the Tramp (60th), Sleeping Beauty (55th), Mary Poppins (50th), The Lion ...

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Disney Prepping a Fantasia Game for the Xbox One

Disney is currently prepping a brand new Xbox One/Xbox 360 videogame based on the Fantasia franchise titled FAntasia: Music Evolved, and they are targeting 2014 for its release. The game promises to have an eclectic mix of music, with songs coming from Queen, to Bruno Mars, to Bach and Tchaikovsky. Fantasia: Music Evolved will be taking advantage of Microsoft’s motion-sensing Kinect ...

Disney Interactive Media and Youtube Form a Content Partnership
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Disney Interactive Media and YouTube form a content partnership

A recent NY times report has revealed that two of the most powerful media companies in the world, Youtube and Walt Disney Interactive, have entered into a partnership that will help both companies deal with difficulties that they are encountering lately. The agreement between the two companies may seem like a small thing if you look at it from a financial standpoint; Disney Interactive Media and ...

Bambi Diamond Edition Blu-ray and DVD review
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Bambi Diamond Edition Blu-ray and DVD review

After years of waiting (and hoping and pleading) Disney is finally bringing Bambi to Blu-ray. The fifth animated feature in the long line of Disney films, Bambi is truly a classic in all meanings of the word. The story is that of a young fawn and his journey to grow into an adult deer — both in the struggles with danger, and the more whimsical moments of finding friends, and love. It is ...

Bambi Diamond Edition on Disney Blu-ray and DVD today
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Bambi Diamond Edition on Disney Blu-ray and DVD today

In 1942, nearly 70 years ago, the world got it’s first glimpse of Walt Disney’s fifth animated feature, Bambi. Based on Felix Salten’s “Bambi, A Life in the Woods”, the story told the tale of Bambi, his parents, and his friends; Thumper, Flower, and Faline. Now today, March 1st, we can finally celebrate the home release of Bambi Diamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD, ...

Disney's Bambi Diamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD
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Disney’s Bambi Diamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD

In a little more than one week, cartoon fans can relive a timeless classic as Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment brings Bambi Diamond Edition home on Blu-ray and DVD. Thankfully cracking free from the Disney vault (though surely for just a brief, limited time) Bambi Diamond Edition features the adorable wide-eyed fawn and his forest friends in Blu-ray high-definition for the first time, ...

Bambi and friends are Twitterpated for March 1st
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Bambi and friends are Twitterpated for March 1st

Twitter didn’t always relate to social media. Honest! (though, while we’re on the subject…) Back in the day, the forest critters associated the term with falling in love. Deer, bunny, skunk… didn’t matter your style, once the female version of you walked through the trees, you were trapped – completely enthralled by her ways. Twitterpated! As Disney ...

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Superman Classic is fan animation meets comic book perfection

Superman has had a lot of exposure. Nearly 75 years of comic books, serials, cereals (both!), cartoons, toys, half a dozen films, etc. Every example has a different perspective on the character, from look to personality. Some are hit and some are miss, and those associated, from Smallville’s Tom Welling to Bryan Singer’s recent Superman Returns. But it’s the fans who make ...

Alice in Wonderland 60th Anniversary Edition DVD and Blu-Ray review
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Alice in Wonderland 60th Anniversary Edition DVD and Blu-Ray review

Disney has a large stable of animated tales in it’s long history. There’s the Disney Princess flicks (Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Mulan), the Animal films (the Jungle Book, Tarzan, Lion King, 101 Dalmatians), and even a CG category (Toy Story, The Robinsons, UP). Then, there’s a film like Alice in Wonderland… which fits no category. In Disney’s original, ...

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