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ANOTHER DISNEY MOVIE GETS NEW LIFE ONSTAGE

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Transposing a failed movie musical to the stage may seem like a fool’s errand, but Disney’s theatrical unit may have pulled it off in the case of Newsies, the company’s 1992 effort to revive the traditional live-action musical. Harvey Fierstein has rewritten the original screenplay by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White about an 1899 newsboy […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: TANGLED

November 24, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

It may have the look of an old-fashioned Disney hand-drawn feature, but critics say that it is obvious that the talented folks at Pixar animation are firmly in control of Tangled, Disney’s 50th animated feature. It is, says A.O. Scott in the New York Times, “like entering a familiar old neighborhood that has been tastefully […]