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The Best and Worst of Disney – Part XII.V: Live Action Remakes/Retellings

  When people say Hollywood have run out of ideas, this is the kind of thing they’re talking about. It’s hard not to be cynical about all of these live action remakes, especially since Disney has announced so many of … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst of Disney – Part IX.V: The Disney Fairies Series

These films get their own section because there are a whole lot of ‘em. After John Lasseter shut down production on the many direct-to-video sequels, satellite studio DisneyToons was tasked with creating films for the Planes series (a spinoff of … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst of Disney – Part IX: Sequelitis & Direct To Video Hell

  Starting with The Return of Jafar in 1994 and finishing (for now) with The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning in 2008, Disney released an absolute shitload of direct-to-video sequels to many of the films in its canon. Unlike The Rescuers Down Under and Fantasia 2000, … Continue reading

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The Best & Worst Of Disney – Part VI: The Second Dark Age

Whoo boy was there a lot of crap released during this era. I’ve always found the situation inexplicable. Disney was doing so well with the Renaissance films. Some people would place the beginning of the second “Dark Age” at just … Continue reading

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The Best & Worst Of Disney – Part II: The Wartime Films

For the most part, only huge Disney buffs bother to see the films produced and released during WWII. They are not what people think of when they think of the Disney feature film; rather than one cohesive narrative, these films … Continue reading

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The Best & Worst Of Disney – Part I: The Golden Age

  These were the first five feature films released by Walt Disney Studios. The 5 films are collectively considered masterpieces (they are certainly fascinating in their ambitious artistic endeavours). They each have a certain artistry and care taken in their … Continue reading

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