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Watch the Genius ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Proposal That Breaks the Fourth Wall and Rewrites Disney

Anyone can go on bended knee, but Boston filmmaker Lee Loechler rewrote the idea of the marriage proposal when he ingeniously hacked his girlfriend’s favorite movie, Disney’s animated “Sleeping Beauty,” to ask for her hand.The fourth-stunt broke the fourth wall with its unique blending of animation and reality: Loechler literally animated his girlfriend into the […]

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For Santa Origin Story ‘Klaus,’ Production Designers Used Innovative 2D

With director Sergio Pablos’ “Klaus” (Netflix), the innovative 2D Santa origin story, Annie-nominated production designers Szymon Biernacki and Marcin Jakubowski achieved a unique retro look, channeling Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty” but looking forward instead of back.“Our mission was to revive 2D animation and make it relevant again for audiences,” said Jakubowski, who filled in the gap […]

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National Film Registry Adds ‘Clerks’, ‘Boys Don’t Cry’, ‘Purple Rain’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ & More

Another year has almost come to a close, and that means it’s time for the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress to add 25 more movies to their archive that protects and preserves “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant films.” This year, there seems to be a concerted effort to better represent a more […]

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‘Purple Rain,’ ‘Clerks, ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Added to National Film Registry

“Purple Rain,” “Clerks,” “She’s Gotta Have It,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Amadeus,” “Sleeping Beauty,””Boys Don’t Cry” and “The Last Waltz” are among this year’s additions to the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.The list also includes 1944’s “Gaslight,” starring Ingrid Bergman in an Oscar-winning performance; the 1955 film noir “The Phenix City Story,” based […]

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‘Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil’ Trailer: Angelina Jolie Returns To Revisionist ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Tale

It’s been roughly five years since Angelina Jolie said “I hate you” directly to a baby’s face in a Disney movie, and what a joy that was. Though 2014’s “Maleficent” wasn’t quite as memorable as its fierce lead performance, Jolie’s witty and regal turn as the “Sleeping Beauty” villain reimagined as an anti-hero was more […]

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‘Maleficent’ Sequel Moves Up to Fall 2019

Disney on Wednesday released the first poster for Angelina Jolie’s upcoming Maleficent sequel, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, and revealed that the film will be hitting theaters earlier than expected.The movie — a sequel to 2014’s live-action Maleficent, centered on the villainess from Disney’s 1959 animated hit Sleeping Beauty — will arrive in theaters Oct. 18, […]

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Robert Lindsay & Chiwetel Ejiofor Joining ‘Maleficent II’ As Cameras Roll

Just as Maleficent II starts production, it has been confirmed that Robert Lindsay (Wimbledon) is joining the cast, and that Chiwetel Ejiofor is definitely attached. The 12 Years a Slave was previously in talks. Maleficent II cameras are rolling at the UK Pinewood studios with Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning reprising their roles as the […]

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