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Tangled shows how Mother Gothel knows best
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Tangled shows how Mother Gothel knows best

Mother Gothel is a modern day Ursula. Or Scar. Or Maleficent. Summing it up, she’s the baddest of the bad types in the world of Disney villains. In Tangled, it’s Mother Gothel who locks Rapunzel in a tower, tricking her into thinking it’s for protection. The modern day take on the Grimm Brothers classic fairy tale clearly took a few liberties in the retelling, but were ...

Disney gets Tangled in video footage
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Disney gets Tangled in video footage

Just days remain until Rapunzel can swing her way out of the tower, and into your living room, as Disney brings Tangled home on Blu-ray and DVD. In anticipation of the March 29th release date, how’s’about we take a stroll through some video footage of the 50th film in Disney’s Animated Classic Feature Series? Check out the following clips with Flynn and Rapunzel as Disney ...

Getting Tangled with John Lasseter
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Getting Tangled with John Lasseter

On March 29th, Disney will bring Tangled home to Blu-ray and DVD, as well as downloadable formats. Tangled retells Rapunzel, the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. In addition to offering a fresh take on the iconic story, the film is also the 50th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, appropriately lofting yet another Princess to Disney lore. John Lasseter, of ...

So long, Snow White; Disney too Tangled in fairy tales
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So long, Snow White; Disney too Tangled in fairy tales

In roughly two weeks, Disney will bring Tangled home to Blu-ray and DVD. As the 50th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, Tangled is a retelling of the classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale Rapunzel. Though it generated over $500 million, it’s lofty $260 million budget makes it the second most expensive film of all time – perhaps enough so to have Disney avoid ...

Disney brings Tangled to Blu-ray and DVD March 29
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Disney brings Tangled to Blu-ray and DVD March 29

In a little less than two months, fans around the globe can whip their hair back and forth, as Disney brings Tangled to Blu-ray and DVD. And we’re no longer limited to just “regular Blu-ray” anymore; this modern-day retelling of the classic Rapunzel story will also be available on the new Disney Blu-ray 3D for those of you with 3D TVs out there (and a hand full of goggles!). ...

Waking Sleeping Beauty, Disney's build to The Little Mermaid
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Waking Sleeping Beauty, Disney’s rebound to The Little Mermaid

Last week, fans were invited to learn one of the greatest Disney stories ever – not Rapunzel’s Tangled (though that was a great film!) – this time, it’s the story-behind-the-story that has us fascinated. Waking Sleeping Beauty notes Disney’s past 20 years, with The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Toy Story, UP, The Princess and the Frog, ...

Disney's Tangled triumphs at the box office
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Disney’s Tangled triumphs at the box office

Just one week after narrowly losing the top spot to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Disney’s Tangled brings Rapunzel’s tale to the top spot at this past weekend’s box office. Granted, both were much lower, comparatively, than they were the week earlier, but the battle of wizards and princesses continued to wage between them. Megamind, the only other animated tale on the ...

Harry Potter tops Rapunzel's Tangled at the box office
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Harry Potter tops Rapunzel’s Tangled at the box office

Wizards and princesses topped the list this weekend at the box office, as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows narrowly beat out Tangled for the number one spot. Harry’s adventure was in the second week, forging another strong tally after bringing in a whopping $125 million during last week’s debut. And though the top spot was taken, Disney’s latest Princess adventure made a ...

Rapunzel stars in Disney's Tangled, in theaters today
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Rapunzel stars in Disney’s Tangled, in theaters today

The wait is over. Today, November 24th, the House of Mouse introduces Rapunzel to the world as the latest Disney Princess in the new film Tangled. The gorgeously rendered CG and 3D toon is opening up on roughly 4,000 screens across the U.S., ready to entice audiences with the modern take on the Brothers Grimm fairytale. Along with Flynn, Pascal and Maximus, Rapunzel’s goal is to escape ...

Disney's Tangled creates a stylized world for Rapunzel
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Disney’s Tangled creates a stylized world for Rapunzel

On November 24th, Disney will welcome a new Disney Princess to their collection: the first since the Princess and the Frog’s Tiana. This time, the House of Mouse is going back to the Brothers Grimm for another tale, Rapunzel, remaking the classic as Tangled. So much effort is being put into the visuals and animated style of the film, which will be the 50th animated classic from Disney. ...

Disney's Tangled brings Rapunzel to theaters November 24th
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Disney’s Tangled brings Rapunzel to theaters November 24th

Once upon a time, a king and queen were expecting a child when, unfortunately, the queen grew very ill. Willing to do anything to save the baby, a servant went to steal a magical healing plant from Gothel, an evil witch. So far so good, as the plant restored the queen and saved the baby Rapunzel. However, Gothel wasn’t too happy with her stuff being taken, so she kidnapped the child, ...

Mother Gothel goes evil in Disney's Tangled
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Mother Gothel goes evil in Disney’s Tangled

Every great story needs a great villain. Star Wars has Darth Vader, Thundercats has Mumm-Ra, Scooby-Doo has … well, hundreds of different monsters and creepy old guys in masks. In Disney’s latest film, Tangled, the House of Mouse has pitted Rapunzel and Flynn Rider against a malevolent, yet funny, villainous named Mother Gothel. Not only does she have her own magical garden, but ...

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