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VidAngel’s Legal Fight to Clean Up Hollywood
10 months ago

VidAngel’s Legal Fight to Clean Up Hollywood

VidAngel CEO Neal Harmon loves movies. You can see the proof all over his humble work space.

Massive movie posters dot the walls of his company’s Utah headquarters. You can’t …
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Social Justice Warriors Rail Against Disney’s ‘Moana’
12 months ago

Social Justice Warriors Rail Against Disney’s ‘Moana’

They worked tirelessly to understand, appreciate and share Polynesian culture with audiences the world over. Years of intense research impacted the screenwriting as well as the finished animation.

This reporter …
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‘Moana’ Is Your Family’s New Favorite Disney Film
12 months ago

‘Moana’ Is Your Family’s New Favorite Disney Film

The buoyant songs. The scene-stealing sidekick. The hero’s journey filled with adventure and redemption. And animation so lush you wish you could jump into the screen to bask in it.


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‘Moana’ Animator: Polynesian Culture Has Been Abused
12 months ago

‘Moana’ Animator: Polynesian Culture Has Been Abused

David G. Derrick, Jr. didn’t set out to make animated movies like “Megamind” and “How to Train Your Dragon.”

Derrick wanted to be a fine artist until he realized what …
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How Disney Channels Its Inner Three Stooges
2 years ago

How Disney Channels Its Inner Three Stooges

Lehtomaki, an animation supervisor with Disney, says her colleagues analyze every gesture their characters make. If that means studying Buster Keaton or The Three Stooges, so be it. Sometimes Lehtomaki …
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‘Path to 9/11’ Writer: ‘Only Film Banned in America’
2 years ago

‘Path to 9/11’ Writer: ‘Only Film Banned in America’

“Howard the Duck?” Adam Sandler’s “Jack and Jill?” “Small Wonder,” an agonizing ’80s sitcom about a girl robot? You can watch them, over and again, should you so desire.

Just …
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What Lucas’ ‘White Slavers’ Comment Means
2 years ago

What Lucas’ ‘White Slavers’ Comment Means

The filmmaker’s anger flared this week when he referred to Disney, the company that bought the “Star Wars” saga, as “white slavers.” Lucas stopped before he could say more. He already said …
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George Lucas’ Sad ‘Star Wars’ Swan Song
2 years ago

George Lucas’ Sad ‘Star Wars’ Swan Song

The creator of the “Star Wars” empire is doing press presumably on behalf of the seventh film in the series, “The Force Awakens.” Yet the tone of his comments, and …
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