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Moving pictures, #50

Another odd selection this time around. None, sadly, from the 1001 Movies list, not even the Disney.

The Kingdom II, Lars von Trier (1997, Denmark). 1,694 more words


The Reluctant Dragon (1941)

Director(s): Alfred L. Werker & Hamilton Luske

The financial losses of Fantasia and Pinocchio led Disney to release this quick, cheap feature as a showcase of their new animation facility, complimenting the studio tour with a handful of already completed shorts. 227 more words


The One that Started it All: Designing Disney’s First Princess

I thought it would be fitting to make my first ever article on Disney’s first feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. There are plenty of interesting stories about… 1,477 more words

Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Director(s): Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson & Hamilton Luske

Alice in Wonderland offers almost none of what one would expect of a classical Disney film. Among other things, there is a lack of a firmly sympathetic protagonist (it would be impossible for an audience to identify with Alice as her offhand acceptance of her surroundings betrays one’s sense of wonder), a hugely impressionistic design scheme, and a structure that plays more like a “package” film than it does a narrative. 135 more words