Walt Disney shows off an incredible invention his studio created in the 1950s – a camera which could capture multiple layers simultaneously to produce impressive background depth, a dramatic advancement in animated filmmaking.
BuzzFeed catalogs yetmorethings that would seem quite off-putting if done by human adults. In this case, the weird stuff Disney characters do. We’re surprised the guy wasn’t around rubbing his lamp and talking to it.
If any work of cinema captures the decadence and depravity that comes with shady financing it’s Disney’s Blank Check. Watch Preston Waters tearing things up years before DiCaprio channeled Belfort in this clever trailer parody.
Del Toro released a limited edition line of chukkas and slippers featuring Disney characters Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Pinocchio. The chukkas have nappa leather or denim uppers while the slippers have velvet uppers.
Disney gives us the backstory of the imposing villainess from the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty, a girl who once led a peaceful life, but rises to become the land’s protector with a heart of stone. Stars Angelina Jolie as Maleficent.
A musical number from Disney’s animated flick Frozen, in which a snowman named Olaf longs for summertime fun. A catchy, Broadway-quality tune by Kristen Anderson-Lopez (In Transit) and Robert Lopez (The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q).
(NSFW: Language) The problematic elements of Disney’s Aladdin have been pointed out for a while now but FilmCow really let loose on the absurdity of the storyline in this animated short. It’s ok. You’re still our diamond in the rough Al.
Taking place after KH 3D: Dream Drop Distance, Kingdom Hearts III brings back the gang from the first game: Goofy, Donald, King Mickey and Sora, who’s now a teenager. The game will be released for the PS4 and the Xbox One.
The trailer for The Imagineering Story, a documentary about Walt Disney Imagineering. WDI is the creative group responsible for designing Disney’s world famous theme parks and other attractions. Coming in 2016.
Matt Givot and Dan Douglas take us on a brief time-lapse journey through the Disneyland and California Adventure theme parks. They snapped over 20,000 still images to create their magic, then set it to the ethereal sounds of Pogo.
Disney Shorts keeps the hits coming with another amusing retro-style cartoon featuring Mickey, Minnie, and an elusive hot dog that leads Mickey on a chase through New York City. Betty White guest voices in this episode.
Another retro-infused original Disney Animated Short features Mickey Mouse courting Minnie with his yodeling. Unfortunately, they live right in an avalanche zone. We’re thrilled to see Disney revisit its classic cartoon roots again.
Disney’s upcoming Frozen is based on a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale which involves a young girl on an mission to find her sister, whose icy powers have trapped their kingdom in eternal winter. (Thanks Ferdi!)
Swoozie returns to regale us with another tale of working at Disney World, this time telling us about his annoying co-worker, Steven, who manages to get away with acting like a child instead of actually doing his job.
We were hoping for more classic arcade game references in the international trailer for Disney’s first movie about living inside a video game – that doesn’t have TRON in the title. Out 11/2 in the U.S.