Tag: DISNEY

Mark Ruffalo Is Reportedly In Talks To Make A Cameo Of Some Sort In Marvel’s ‘She-Hulk’ Disney+ Series

While the Hulk and Bruce Banner’s story following the events of Avengers: Endgame remains uncertain, actor Mark Ruffalo has wasted no time in trolling his fans and his own castmates about all things Marvel. Yet, while promoting his new film Dark Waters, one of the MCU’s most notorious leakers may have let slip his continued […]

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‘The Simpsons’ Will Be Available In Its Original Aspect Ratio On Disney+ In 2020

There have been a number of problems with Disney+, from initial technical difficulties to the “Maclunkey” Star Wars business, but one problem has been particularly galling: classic episodes of The Simpsons — one of the greater gets the super-corporation acquired in the Fox merger — were presented cropped, chopped to fit widescreen televisions, to the […]

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Shouldn’t entertainment brand names be … entertaining?

In a recent wave of announcements, many leading media and entertainment brands have introduced subscription streaming platforms that promise to redefine the way millions of Americans watch TV. But despite the game-changing impact of Disney+, Apple TV+, HBO Max, AT&T TV Now, and ESPN+, to name a few, most platforms’ names do little to suggest […]

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order — The beginning of a compelling journey

I have begun my journey as a padawan. And it’s fun. I’ve played the beginning of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the new video game from Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts. I’ve been looking forward to this game for a while, and the beginning of the journey doesn’t disappoint. It starts in the middle of […]

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If You’re Not Seeing A Favorite Movie Or Show On Disney+, You Can Officially Request It

From a treasure trove of animated classics to forgotten, oddball live-action films about ducks and ghosts, the Disney+ rollout has featured all kinds of goodies. Obviously, since Disney’s Netflix-killer only began streaming two days ago, the outlet has plenty to do to expand its already massive catalog of titles. And while some Disney-adjacent properties, like […]

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The Actor Who Played Greedo In ‘Star Wars’ Was Also Confused By That ‘Maclunkey’ Line

Since Disney+ launched first thing Tuesday, there’s been lots to talk about. The technical issues. The bad cropping of classic Simpsons episodes. The plethora of old, forgotten, thoroughly weird live-action Disney movies. But the biggest controversy so far is not Disney’s fault — it’s something they inherited: The version of Star Wars — aka A […]

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Ummm, So About That Michael Jackson Episode of The Simpsons… Don’t Expect to Find It on Disney+

Screenshot: The Simpsons (YouTube) Disney+ is all of 48 hours old and has already suffered its first casualty. As Staff Writer Tonja Renée Stidhum reported on Tuesday, the newly launched streaming service might be brimming with nostalgia and “outdated cultural depictions”, but one thing you won’t find on there is the infamous “Stark-Raving Dad” episode […]

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Disney+ warns viewers that old movies may have ‘outdated cultural depictions’

Viewers who signed up to stream Disney+ were greeted with disclaimers about racist and offensive content in some older movies. “Dumbo,” for example, had this statement at the bottom of the movie’s description: “This program is presented as originally created. It may contain outdated cultural depictions.” Viewers who signed up to stream Disney+ were greeted […]

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The Time Has Come To Talk About The Powerfully Weird 1971 Disney Film, ‘Million Dollar Duck’

The 1971 film Million Dollar Duck is all of the following things: A movie about a duck who begins laying eggs with solid gold yolks after a mishap at a research facility A movie marketed to children that also requires a somewhat advanced knowledge of the international financial markets A movie in which a fictional […]

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Chris DeWolfe interview: Jam City bets on Disney Frozen 2 collaboration

Jam City is one of the big survivors in the mobile game business, and it has a big presence in the Culver City area of Los Angeles. That proximity to Hollywood gives it an advantage as it pursues licensed game deals and collaborations with partners like Disney. Jam City is launching its Disney Frozen Adventures […]

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Jam City launches Disney Frozen Adventures mobile game

It’s time to let it go. Jam City is launching its Disney Frozen Adventures mobile game in advance of the November 22 launch of the Frozen 2 film. And it hopes there is plenty of pent-up demand for a game associated with Frozen, which generated $1.3 billion at the box office in 2013. Disney Frozen […]

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Rare Disney memorabilia to be auctioned off, including Walt Disney’s original planning documents

Disney collectors and enthusiasts now have a chance to get their hands on decades of coveted Disney memorabilia dating back to the 1950s. The History of Disneyland & Walt Disney World auction, hosted by Van Eaton Galleries, will offer a collection of more than 1,500 collectible relics from the Disney dynasty. The auction will take place December […]

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Greedo’s ‘Maclunkey’ Line In The New ‘Star Wars’ Edit Isn’t As Random As You Might Think

Between some initial technical difficulties, The Mandalorian premiere, complaints about the aspect ratio for the first few seasons of The Simpsons, and other matters, the Disney+ launch day was about as eventful as can be expected. Yet it was what many Star Wars fans noticed — including Uproxx‘s Mike Ryan — during the infamous “Han […]

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Werner Herzog Gave A Surreal Interview About Starring In ‘The Mandalorian,’ Among Other Things

When the full cast of The Mandalorian was first announced, all anyone could focus on was the fact that film director and Disney World aficionado Werner Herzog was listed among the names. And sure enough, his grizzled visage popped up in most of the teasers and trailers Lucasfilm and Disney put out to promote the […]

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