Dorothy McKim produced one of my favorite of the recent Disney short films, “Get a Horse,” which brought old-time Mickey Mouse into the era of 3D CGI with an eye-popping, with a hilariously intricate choreography that literally jumps out of […]
In honor of this week’s release of the glorious Diamond Edition of Disney’s classic “Sleeping Beauty,” the studio has released some crafts projects for families to enjoy.
Watch how Pixar uses the colors of the rainbow to create a mood, tell a story, and delight the eye.
I love this endearing story about how people in even the most unexpected of jobs can make a real difference.
I’m excited to be able to share a secret I’ve been keeping since April. I got to cross a big item off my bucket list when I was invited to visit LAIKA Studios and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of their […]
One of the questions I get asked most often is why parents in movies for children are always dead or otherwise out of the picture. As I wrote in my book, The Movie Mom’s Guide to Family Movies: This is […]
Disney’s “Big Hero 6” will be out this fall, featuring Maya Rudolph.
My friend Leslie Combemale, movie critic and animation expert, wrote a great post about the Maleficent character. I was so glad she included information about the great character actor Eleanor Audley. who voiced Maleficent and also the evil stepmother in […]
Time Out New York asked top animators to pick the greatest 100 animated films of all time. All the Disney, Pixar, and Miyazaki classics are there, plus some surprises. I have some disagreements, but am entirely in favor of the […]
I’m thrilled to have one of my all-time favorite Disney classics to give away: The Jungle Book. The last film personally supervised by Walt Disney himself, this one has brilliant voice talent (Phil Harris, Louis Prima, Sebastian Cabot) and some […]