Monday, August 14, 2017

The New ‘Frozen’ Musical Poster

The poster for the new Broadway musical "Frozen."CreditSerino Coyne
Originally reported by Erik Piepenburg
August 4, 2017
on NYTimes.com

Almost four years since the animated hit “Frozen” premiered, the Disney Theatrical Group readies to open a Broadway musical adaptation next spring.

Here are seven of over 100 concepts submitted by Serino Coyne that didn't make it:




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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman [PG-13]
Part 4 of the DC Entertainment Universe (DCEU)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
June 3, 2017 - Warner Bros.
Directed by Patty Jenkins

Grade A-
Up-graded from B

Par: Cast (featuring Gal Gadot as Diana/ Wonder Woman, Chris Pine as Steve Trevor).

+1: Amazons fighting.

Par: Story - the origin of a super-hero.

Par: Slow-motion battles.

+1: Franchise contribution.




Saturday, August 5, 2017

Logan

Logan [R]
Part 10 of the X-Men movie franchise
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
March 3, 2017 - 20th Century Fox
Directed by James Mangold

Grade A-
Up-graded from B

+1: Story and screenplay (James Mangold, Scott Frank, Michael Green).

Par: Cast (Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Daphne Keen).

Par: R-rated violence.

Par: Clone fighting.

+1: Franchise contribution.




Monday, May 8, 2017

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast [PG]
Family, Fantasy, Musical
March 17th, 2017 - Disney
Directed by Bill Condon

Grade A-
Up-graded from B

par: Screenplay (Stephen Chbosky & Evan Spiliotopoulos).

par: New songs (Alan Menken & Tim Rice).

+1: Costumes design (Jacqueline Durran) and production design (Sarah Greenwood).

par: CGI characters including Beast.

+1: Franchise contribution.




Saturday, April 29, 2017

Wonder Woman Trailer - 1970’s Style


Published by Don Jack on YouTube, Nov. 9, 2016

Shortly following Warner Bros.’s release of the second trailer for the Wonder Woman movie (2017), YouTuber Don Jack posted a parody version featuring clips from the 1970’s television program starring Lynda Carter cut to the audio track of the new trailer.


Published by Warner Bros. Pictures on YouTube, Nov. 3, 2016


Four months later, Don Jack posted a cut parodying the “Official Origin” trailer for Wonder Woman.


Published by Don Jack on YouTube, Mar. 28, 2017


Published by Warner Bros. Pictures on YouTube, Mar. 11, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

25 Rare Characters Came Out for Disneyland Paris’s 25th Anniversary

Reported on LaughingPlace.com
by Kyle Burbank April 12th, 2017
On April 12th, 2017, Disneyland Paris turned 25 and to mark the occasion, the park hosted a grand celebration in the morning and two encore cavalcades in the afternoon. In addition to some classic characters dressed especially for the event, there were also a number of long lost friends rarely if ever seen in the Disney parks (or at least the domestic ones) that made appearances. LaughingPlace.com thought to highlight 25 ultra-rare characters we spotted during Disneyland Paris's 25th Anniversary celebration:

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

LEGO Batman

The LEGO Batman Movie [PG]
Animation, Action, Adventure
February 15, 2017 - Warner Bros.
Directed by Chris McKay

Grade A
Up-graded from B

+1: Fun with the history of Batman in the movies.

par: Batman legacy.

+1: Will Arnett (voice: Batman/ Bruce Wayne) and Michael Cera (Robin/ Dick Grayson).

par: Theme: Family.

+1: LEGO builds and “LEGO-mation.”


Art by Bryan Mon