Drink up me 'earties, yo ho! On this second episode during Movie Attractions May, we hope aboard the MASSIVELY successful first installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, The Curse of the Black Pearl. Before we can get into the epic-scale that was Gore Verbinski's pirate adventure, we look into the history of the Disneyland attraction which inspired the film, its evolution from Walt's original vision of the attraction to the still wildly successful ride we know today. We then journey through the process of bringing this attraction to the big screen, and how it exceeded even the most generous of expectations.
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Shut. UP! This episode is all about The Princess Diaries! We discuss the Meg Cabot story that came to life courtesy of Garry Marshall, starring 18 year old newcomer Anne Hathaway and Dame Julie Andrews, in her first feature film in 15 years!
We discuss the changes from book to screen, the...
Ka-Chow! This time around, we get stranded in Carburetor County as we look back on the gem that kicked off Pixar's second biggest franchise to date, Cars.
We discuss the meticulous process of animating anthropomorphic cars to be as life-like as possible, the debate over placement of eyes on...
This week, your favorite Disney nerds end our discussion of the Disney adaptation of Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame. We dive into just how dark Frollo's spiritual and literal descent becomes in the second half of the film, what changes were made in the relationship triangle of Quasi,...