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Peter Pan (1953)

Peter Pan, Disney’s 14th animated feature film, is another long in the works adaptation of one of Walt Disney’s favourite childhood tales. J.M. Barrie’s tale is one of the most recognisable both in Disney and in mainstream culture, with dozens of adaptations of the story or characters across a wide variety of media, and Disney’s 1953 adaptation might be the best known of all the works inspired by the original play. 1,273 more words

Son of Batman heading to Blu-ray & DVD

“Son of Batman” is based on Grant Morrison and Andy Kubert’s 2006 “Batman and Son” story arc, which introduced Bruce Wayne’s son and eventual Robin, Damian Wayne, into the DC Universe. 21 more words

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Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Alice in Wonderland, Disney’s thirteenth animated feature, is the culmination of decades of work by Walt Disney, a pet project that had been through several incarnations before peaking with this feature length adaptation of the Lewis Carroll classic. 988 more words

'The LEGO Movie' Review

Yes, so it may have come out in the US two months ago, but it is still yet to come out here. However, thanks to Classic Hits, I got to go and see a preview screening of ‘The LEGO Movie’ before it comes out this Thursday in New Zealand. 381 more words

Spirited Away (2001, Hayao Miyazaki)

Regarded not merely as a masterpiece in the animation field but as one of the greatest films in world cinema, and a persuasively beguiling experience for budding young filmgoers, Spirited Away constitutes one of the most frustrating experiences possible — along, I suppose, with Star Wars — for someone who isn’t able to fall under its spell. 1,396 more words

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Captain Underpants movie

Written by Giorgio Ramos

This project has been announced for sometime however this is the first time I’m hearing about it and I am excited. The popular children’s novel series Captain Underpants is getting a big screen adaptation. 290 more words


Cinderella (1950)

Cinderella brings Disney into the 1950s and back into the world of full-length feature films, and it really is a striking improvement. While it doesn’t quite hit the heights of the first run of Disney features, this a more engaging and accomplished effort than we’ve seen from Disney since… 781 more words