Tag Archives: disney

Leave the women of Star Wars alone

The Star Wars franchise and the word “divisive” have grown more fond of each other since Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012. Disney has placed ethnic and gender diversity at the forefront of each new release. In “Star Wars: The Force ...

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Have you seen the ‘incredible’ surprise Disney just put out?

My eyes lit up as I watched that lowercase “i”  turn into Roman numeral number “ii”. And yes, it was totally “WICKED!” The teaser to the trailer that is 13 years in the making finally graced all Disney media platforms ...

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The latest ‘Thor’ film is not worth your time. Here’s why.

“Thor: Ragnarok,” directed by Taika Waititi and written by Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost, is the third movie focused on Thor, played by Chris Hemsworth, and his adventures as Asgardian royalty.    In this go around, Thor faces ...

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Disney gives timeless remake of a ‘Tale As Old As Time’

The world received a brief first glimpse at Disney’s live-action re-adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” last spring when a teaser trailer was released. Nearly one year later, the film is out and capturing the hearts of audiences of all ...

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‘Zootopia’ is keeper

“Zootopia” was an amazing movie. From its wonderful graphics to its social commentary, viewers are entrenched in a world so alike to theirs, they will forget that it is a rabbit and a fox teaching them about the ways in ...

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“Inside Out” creators talk about the latest Pixar animation

Disney Pixar fans will have plenty to look forward to in the summer since the creators of “Up” will have their latest film slated for a nationwide release on June 19th. “Inside Out” tells the story of a little girl’s ...

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Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine Journey ‘Into the Woods’

Two of Hollywood’s rising stars sat down for a college conference Q&A to talk a little more in-depth about their parts in the upcoming Disney film. The film is an adaptation of the original Broadway musical that ran in 1987 ...

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To the makers of comic book films: STOP

I’d like it to be over, but thanks to Disney, it’s just beginning. Although they jumped the shark years ago, it appears there is no end in sight for the comic book film industry. To be fair, the industry was ...

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Miley Cyrus: We hope she’ll stop

I often discuss the silliness of too much media focus on celebrities and their actions. However, this does not mean I won’t discuss the actions of certain entertainers, especially when those entertainers imprint a particular vice or virtues on the ...

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‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ review: Not your grandmother’s version of Oz

It might be hard to believe, but Tim Burton had nothing to do with this movie. “Oz the Great and Powerful” is a sort-of-prequel to “The Wizard of Oz” story we have all come to know. Yet it is somewhat ...

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Summer Arts – July 1

Tom Sito shares about his experience animating for Dreamworks and Disney, as well as his lecture topic and class.

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Monsters vs. Aliens in 3D

It may be that I am a kid trapped in the body of an adult, or it may be that 3D movies are just plain fun.

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Oscar winner Brad Lewis visits campus

“Nice guys can finish first,” is what some Fresno State faculty are noting about Oscar-winning alumnus Brad Lewis.

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College of Arts and Humanities sets 2008-09 lecture series

The College of Arts and Humanities at California State University, Fresno begins its 2008-09 lecture series with an examination of how contact with the Near East influenced some of ancient Greece’s best-known writings.

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