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!
Well, what did you expect? Frozen won two Oscars tonight: Best Animated Film and Best Song, "Let It Go." This marks the first time Disney has won an award in the Best Animated Film category, the first time it has won an Oscar since 1999's Tarzan (which also won Best Song), and the first time it has won two awards in the same year since 1995's Pocahontas.
Direcotrs Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, and producer Peter Del Vecho accept the award for Best Animated Film.
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Well, ladies and gentlemen, it has happened. Frozen has passed the $1 billion mark worldwide - ahead of expectations, and just in time for the Academy Awards.
This weekend, Frozen stayed in 8th Place at the domestic box office (and has now been in the Top 10 for the longest time for any movie since Avatar), and grossed around $3.6 million. That's way higher than the $2 million analysts estimated, and this is undoubtedly from families and critics wishing to watch the movie one final time before the Academy Awards tonight. Worldwide, it earned another $12 million more, which just [...]
Congratulations to Demonic-Fantasy for winning the site-wide Frozen contest! You just won a free digital download of the film!
The Lego Movie has dominated the box office once again! It was at the #1 spot for the third weekend in a row, raking in an impressive $31.5 million. To date, the animated hit has earned $183 million domestically and $234 million worldwide. Combined with the recent announcement that it will receive a sequel in 2017, The Lego Movie is on track to be one of the highest-grossing February releases of all time!
Frozen had a good weekend as well. It retained its 8th Place hold from last weekend, and earned about $4.5 million domestically. Considering it is in its 10th weekend of wide release, [...]
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