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Dreamworks Creates Its Own ‘Turning Red’ Fiasco With ‘Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken’

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The new Dreamworks animated movie called Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken has been the talk of the town due to its villainous Ariel doppelganger (who is named Chelsea Van Der Zee and voiced by Annie Murphy) — but now that the movie about a tentacled teenager is about to finally come to theaters, there is even more fodder for discussion! Low Expectations The ...

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“They’re Like Teenagers”: Why Red Pandas Became the Stars of ‘Turning Red’

Anyone who has seen Turning Red, the new Walt Disney Animation Studios movie that recently premiered on the streaming platform Disney+, can agree that red pandas (particularly giant red pandas) are adorable. But, according to the team behind Turning Red, these animals were not actually chosen just for their cuteness! It was the red pandas’ teenage tendencies that actually gave director Domee ...

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Take Your Picture With Mei From ‘Turning Red’

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The new animated Walt Disney movie Turning Red has been receiving varied reviews from audiences since its premiere on the streaming platform Disney+, but fans who enjoyed the movie and identified with the circa-2002 version of Mei Lee from the Disney film can now experience their own Mei Lee photobomb in a new way! Disneyland Paris has announced that a Turning Red Disney PhotoPass ...

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‘Turning Red’ & ‘Encanto’ – When Did Disney Get Such Bad Mommy Issues?

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If there is one thing Disney’s latest animated features have in common, it is their evident display of mommy issues. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Encanto and Pixar Animation Studios’ Turning Red share stories where the protagonist’s chief issue is the tension she and others have with a motherly figure. Mirabel–and to some extent her whole family–with her Abuela, and Meilin Lee ...

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‘Turning Red’ Review: Every Boy Needs to Watch This Movie!

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WARNING: THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS On March 11, Pixar Animation Studios’ latest feature film Turning Red was released on Disney+ for no additional cost. A Friday morning living room viewing replaced the traditional midnight premiere, and I have to say: Disney made the right call. Disney/Pixar’s Turning Red proves what Disney’s CEO Bob Chapek has been saying for a ...

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