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People are defending childless millennials’ right to visit Disney World

Twitter users are defending childless millennials right to wear Mickey Mouse ears, take a ride on the Tower of Terror and visit Cinderella. Theyre responding to a viral Tweet and a New York Post op-ed, which both claim that childless millennials should not visit Disney World. Twitter user Jennifer Kathleen posted an anonymous screenshot of a mom complaining about millennials at Disney World on Facebook. The mother detailed how her 3-year-old child wanted a pretzel at the theme park, but the lines were too long. The mom told her son…

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Why the Hell Would They Make Another Toy Story Movie?

Just when you thought youd cried your last tear over Toy Story When it was announced that there would be a fourth film in the Toy Story franchise, most people wondered why. In fact, it was even irritating. Not only was Disney and Pixar seems to have arrived at is: Why not? And you know what? Were OK with that. This isnt a surrender to commercial cynicism; what with Men in Black: International, and Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tony Hale, is trash. At least, he thinks he is. Hes a…

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This Dog Reacting to That Scene from the Lion King is Giving Me All the Feels

Amazing to see this pit bull terrier puppy instinctively (seemingly?) know something of importance is happening on-screen. As the owner describes on YouTube: “So Hannah and I were watching the Lion King while Luna played wildly with her toys. But right as Mufasa falls to his death, she stops and turns to the TV to watch. To see her crying at the TV was the sweetest thing I think I’ve ever seen. She even lays down right after Simba lays with his dad….We don’t deserve dogs. 💚 4 months old…

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Amazing VFX Reel Shows Who Framed Roger Rabbit Was Ahead of Its Time

A fascinating behind the scenes look at “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” before and after the animation composite. Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American live-action/animated comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis. The film stars Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Charles Fleischer, Stubby Kaye, and Joanna Cassidy. In 2016, the film was selected for the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/who-framed-roger-rabbit-before-after-behind-the-scenes/

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Pixar Makes People Cry By Presenting Kitbull, A Short Film About A Friendship Of Abused Pitbull And Stray Kitten

Just two weeks prior, Bored Panda wrote about Pixar’s newest short animation ‘Purl’. Well, the famous animation studio is treating us again with another short film – this time, it’s guaranteed to leave you weeping as it’s a story about one unlikely friendship between an abused pit bull and a stray kitten. Kittbull – a production of Pixar’s new SparkShorts program – was directed by Rosana Sullivan and produced by Kathryn Hendrickson and tells a heartwarming story of a rare kinship formed under the saddest circumstances. Get your tissues ready…

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Pixars New Short Film Focuses On The Hardships Of Females Trying To Fit In A Male-Dominated Workplace

Purl is faced with similar challenges as Lester when she begins a new job at  B.R.O. Capital “a fast-paced, high energy, male-centric start-up.” Pixar’s SparkShorts project objective is to highlight the studio’s up-and-coming animation artists. “The SparkShorts program is designed to discover new storytellers, explore new storytelling techniques, and experiment with new production workflows.  These films are unlike anything we’ve ever done at Pixar, providing an opportunity to unlock the potential of individual artists and their inventive filmmaking approaches on a smaller scale than our normal fare.” Watch the full short ‘Purl’…

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Still a year away from launch, Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenbergs Quibi keeps adding talent

Video won’t start rolling on Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg’s new bite-sized streaming service with the billion-dollar backing until the end of 2019, but talent keeps signing up to come along for their ride into the future of serialization. The latest marquee director to sign on the dotted line with Quibi is Catherine Hardwicke, who will be helming a story around the creation of an artificial intelligence with the working title “How They Made Her,” according to an announcement from Katzenberg onstage at the Variety Innovate summit. Whistle called “Benedict Men”…

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Someone Is Mad With Disney Princesses Being Too White, Gets Shut Down With Facts

This person defended Disney against any claim of whitewashing, with this (slightly wrong) geography argument P.S. Yes. Brave is set in Scotland, not Ireland, but that doesn’t make a huge difference as we know most scots are as white as a sheet of paper. And the comments on their argument was just as divided

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‘Artemis Fowl’ comes to life in Disney’s teaser trailer

Disney is making the 2001 novel Artemis Fowl into a movie and honestly it’s surprising that it took this long considering Hollywood’s rapacious appetite for adapting popular books into films. Artemis Fowl‘s first teaser trailer gives us quick glimpses at the fantastical world, including the titular criminal boy himself, the fairy he kidnaps for ransom money, and some of the expansive underground dwellings that are hidden away from most of the human race. To add to the somber vibe of the movie, we’ve got some nice Radiohead music to go…

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Someone Accuses Disney Of Whitewashing Their Characters, Gets Shut Down In The Most Epic Way

The subreddit MurderedByWords is described as “a place for well-constructed put-downs, comebacks, and counter-arguments.” These kind of thoughtful, factual and satisfying responses are increasingly worth their weight in gold in in this age of social media hysteria, where the bullies and trolls often get the upper hand.The latest example of a perfect comeback was uploaded to the forum by redditor BlackOrre. Somebody had criticized Disney’s choice of mixed race characters in the movie ‘Big Hero 6,’ discounting mixed race people as not truly ‘diverse’ and suggesting that characters should be ‘all…

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Artist Imagines How Disney Characters Would Look As Oil Paintings, And Youll Want To Hang Them In Your Room

American artist Heather Theurer creates Disney-inspired paintings that some viewers have likened to a Renaissance style, however, the artist herself says the style is more akin to the Pre-Raphaelites of the late 19th century. When creating her pieces, Theurer strived to go past mere physical resemblances of the characters, focusing instead on capturing and conveying their struggles, hope, and pride – attributes that wouldn’t be obvious to the naked eye. #9 Ariel #10 Rapunzel #11 Cinderella #12 Peter Pan And Wendy #13 Mr. Toad

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21 Disney Movie Details That You May Have Never Noticed

Imgur user Rizzivision recently published a fascinating post outlining a series of interesting details from various Disney/Pixar films. The list is full of tiny observations and cross-references to other films in the Disney/Pixar universe that will make any film geek giddy. If you enjoy reading about interesting and quirky details in films, be sure to check out the subreddit /r/MovideDetails! [via Rizzivision on Imgur] 1. In The Lion King, unlike the other lions, Scar’s claws are always displayed throughout the movie. 2. In Cars, the flies are actually tiny VW…

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star Dave Bautista responds to Disney firing James Gunn

Dave Bautista and Chris Pratt in 'Avengers: Infinity War.'Image: marvel/disney Guardians of the Galaxy actors have responded to Disney’s decision to fire series director James Gunn on Friday. The firing came after conservative personalities online resurfaced old tweets in which Gunn joked about pedophilia and molestation. Gunn himself apologized Thursday night in a series of tweets, and again Friday with an official statement after the firing went public. SEE ALSO: At Comic-Con, mixed feelings on James Gunn’s firing from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Of the core cast, only…

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