Tag Archives: Disney

Fantasia

Fantasia (1940) The world’s top conductor Leopold Stokowski was a bit of a rock star, associated with dating Greta Garbo and jetsetting around the world. Walt Disney pioneered family entertainment with the risky, but wildly successful Snow White. The two couldn’t have been more opposite, […]

Return to Oz

Return to Oz (1985) Fans of the original books beware: Disney Studios and Jim Henson’s Muppet factory go to great detail to lovingly recreate the art nouveau illustrations, but disreguard L Frank Baum’s books! Gone is clever rascal Tip, Princess Ozma’s pre-fem identity and wayward […]

The Black Hole

The Black Hole (1979) George Lucas once said that movies are binary, ones or zeros, they either work or they don’t… Obviously this quote was early in his career before his own films became a displaycase for a line of toys and merchandising tie-ins, but […]