Sleeping Beauty (1959)

The 1959 poster of Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty is a 1959 American animated film produced by Walt Disney based on Charles Perrault’s novel Sleeping Beauty. Released in 1959, Sleeping Beauty was the first animated film photographed in the Super Technirama 70 widescreen process.  The movie was another hit following Lady and the Tramp released four years earlier. The … Read more

The African Lion 1955

The official 1955 poster of the African Lion

The African Lion is a Technicolor documentary film released in 1955 and directed by James Algar. The documentary was a part of Walt Disney’s True-Life Adventure series. The film follows the life of a lion over a period of 30-months in Kenya, Tanganyika, and Uganda. It focuses on the life of the … Read more

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1954 film personally produced by Walt Disney through Walt Disney productions starring Peter Lorre, James Mason, Kirk Douglas, and Paul Lukas. The movie is based on an 1870s novel by Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. The film is remembered for its splendid … Read more

Peter Pan (1953)

advertising poster for 1953 theatrical exhibition

Peter Pan is a movie based on J.M. Barie’s 1904 play “Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up”. It’s Disney’s 14th animated feature film about a boy who along with his friends visits the island of Never Land to stay young. Released in 1953, the film gained much success and … Read more

Alice in Wonderland (1951)

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Alice in Wonderland is a movie based on Lewis Caroll’s books, Alice. Released in 1951, the movie was considered a disappointment. As a result, Disney was forced to show it on television as one of the first episodes of his TV series Disneyland. It received tremendous success on television.  Later, it was … Read more

What Made Bugs Bunny so Popular?

Bugs bunny eating carrot

From the iconic phrase of what’s up doc to the mischievous encounters reigning the screens on Cartoon Network, bugs bunny has been a predominant character for every kid in the 90s and 20s. It remains relevant even today, making it one of the most successful characters by Warner Bros.  So, what is … Read more

The Production and Reception of The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger mask

The Lone Ranger is a live-action Western-style film directed by Gore Verbinski and released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2013. This action movie is based on a radio show of the same name that was first broadcasted in 1933 on WXYZ. It stars Johnny Depp as Tonto, a Native American who accompanies … Read more

The Production and Reception of Treasure Planet

stars in the sky

Treasure Planet is a 2D and 3D animated film that was released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2002. Regarded as one of the most beautiful animated films in the early 2000s, it was praised by critics for its visuals, its unique story (despite being loosely based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel “Treasure … Read more

The Production and Reception of Mars Needs Moms

alien abduction

Mars Needs Moms is a computer-animated film that was directed by Simon Wells and released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2011. The story of the animated movie revolves around the peculiar events that happened to Milo, a nine-year-old boy whose mother was abducted by Martians. Finally being able to muster enough courage … Read more

The Production and Reception of Tomorrowland

a sign in Tomorrow land at Disneyland

Tomorrowland is a sci-fi film directed by Brad Bird and released by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures in 2015. The film stars George Clooney as a genius inventor that take along a science-loving teenager as they embark on a long quest to find out the mystery behind the alternate dimension called Tomorrowland. … Read more

The Production and Reception of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

sorcerer’s desk

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is a fantasy film directed by Jon Turteltaub and released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2010. One of the film’s main protagonists is played by Nicolas Cage, who previously appeared in two National Treasure movies that are also released by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by Turteltaub. Disney hoped … Read more

The Production and Reception of Home on the Range

cow at a range

Home on the Range is an animated musical film that is directed by Will Finn and John Sanford, and released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2004. This movie serves as the second to the last traditionally animated film for Disney (with the last being The Princess and the Frog in 2009), as … Read more

The Production and Reception of John Carter

cover of the first edition of A Princess of Mars

John Carter is a live-action science fiction film that was directed by Andrew Stanton and released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2012. This film is based on a sci-fi novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs titled A Princess of Mars, a martian story that belongs in the Barsoom series of novels. The Barsoom … Read more

What are the Top Disney TV Shows of the 2000s?

The 2000s was a vibrant and colorful era for people, especially children. From rainbow-colored shirts to bright pants, the fashion style of the 2000s was truly outrageous, but nothing defines the period more than the iconic Disney TV shows that were airing on the Disney Channel. To refresh your mind on the … Read more

What are the Top Disney TV Shows of the 90s?

The Disney Channel never failed to produce hit TV shows since its creation in 1982, and the 90s was arguably one of the most memorable periods for the channel and for children’s television. The era was a fun one for children, as they were not only treated to some of the best … Read more