The Princess & The Frog is Disney's first attempt to bring back the Disney classic animation style that has been successful for more than 70 years.
The story is based on the fairy tale "The Frog Princess". The action takes place in New Orleans : the prince Naveen, is changed into a frog by a mysterious wizard. In an attempt to get back to his human form, he mistakes Tiana, a black young woman, for a princess... who is turned into a frog as result.
This is a musical animated film, in the same tradition that Walt Disney brought since Snow White. Although, when compared to the classic Disney Princess films, it has a modern feeling : the prince is a bit on the womanizer side, and Tiana isn't the typical princess either, being hard working and having a strong personality.
The film has been released widely in theaters on December 11th, 2009 in the USA, which makes it the first traditionally animated Disney film released in theaters in five years. (since Home on the Range)
Will this film bring back the GOOD hand drawn films and lower the CGI/3D crude-humor films trend? Will Disney consider making more magic animated gems like they used to, being followed and taken for reference by the other companies instead of the opposite? This will all depend on the film success!
Yesturday I was looking at the chat, and figured... Maybe it'd be time for some changes!
The first change is a big one : now, the default chat on all sites is the Shared Shout Box! Which means that on all the sites, you'll be able to talk with everyone, whatever the site they're on!
The other change is : I have gathered all chat functions which were scattered and basic text links, into a buttons bar that you'll find right under the chat.
This includes things you probably never or rarely used, such as :
- Changing the chat background (list of backgrounds [...]
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The style is on English side only. You can always come back to the previous style in Choose a style option.
What comes at a total shock for me, totally unexpected coming from Disney, is the confirmation that Disney will be making a whole new series for "Ducktales", coming on Disney XD in 2017!
The official press release states that the new series is a reboot, while keeping the same main characters and even side characters (Gizmoduck, anyone?)
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Meet the newest animated Oscar winners: Big Hero 6 (left) and Feast (right).
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