Tag Archives: Walt Disney Animation Studio

Disney Ruins Nearly All of Its Vintage Animation Assets

Disney copyright loss

The Walt Disney Company has acquired many assets over 100 years of existence, but sadly, not all have made it that long. The company has a major looming issue involving the copyright to Mickey Mouse ending in 2024, but that isn’t the only major loss the company has had to contend with since it was founded. In fact, the animation ...

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Confirmed: Disney Looks out for the ‘Little’ Guys, Brings Back Beloved Characters in Animated Short

Disney Premieres 'Once Upon a Studio'

In honor of Walt Disney’s centenary, Walt Disney Animation Studios is revisiting its roots. There are few fandoms as fierce as Disney’s, and that’s a force developed over time. Multigenerational fans have grown up watching Disney films. Laughing, crying, and marveling at emotive characters on screens big and small, Disney fans have been craving a comeback for some of their ...

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‘The Little Mermaid’ Saved Disney Once, Can It Do It Again?

The Little Mermaid Saved Disney

By all possible measurements, Disney Animation Studios is in a bit of trouble right now. It’s been quite some time since they’ve had a hit, and Disney is relying on sequels and live-action films to help revive its flailing numbers. In 2022, Disney had two of the largest box office flops in Lightyear (2022) and Strange World (2022). To help get the studio ...

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The Horrifying Reason Disney Animated Characters Don’t Have Mothers

Disney Animated characters don't have mothers.

As we celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend, it’s time to look back at some of the Disney moms. But there’s a problem: many early Disney Animation movies don’t have mothers. Which leads to a question: Why? If you think about it, quite a few Disney Animated characters don’t have mothers without any explanation. In Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs ...

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Sit Down Disney, Universal is the New King of Animation

Universal keeps beating Disney Animation

For decades, Disney was the only game in town. The Mouse House was the undisputed king of the animation world. Even during the dark years after Walt Disney’s death, Disney was still the champion. Disney continued its domination into the 1990s with Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), Lion King (1994), and Pocahontas (1995).  Then, in 1995, a new ...

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Disney to Tell Wishing Star’s Origin Story

Disney Wish Movie

Among the plethora of new motion picture projects announced on the first day of the 2022 D23 Expo, there is one that could stand out like a star in the night–almost literally. It is called Wish, and it is about how the Wishing Star that has appeared time and time again in Disney movies got its status and power. Disney D23 ...

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