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Disney’s Moana 2 Teaser Trailer Finds The Titular Character Back Out Into The Seas

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By Julian Jones Disney’s Moana 2, starring the titular character (Auli’i Cravalho) and Maui (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson), is back on the high seas. This time, she is on a journey with a new crew of seafarers to reconnect with her ancestors. This film will surely dazzle young and old audiences who enjoyed the first…

How come Disney doesn’t understand the difference between brownface and “blending in”?

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(Photo credit: Disney, who needs to treat my boy Aladdin right.) For the amount of times Disney’s live-action Aladdin has been in the news for the right (and hot) reasons, there’s just as many times the company has put its film in the limelight for highly controversial reasons. It seems like Disney still hasn’t gotten…

What Mexican and American critics are saying about Disney/Pixar’s groundbreaking film “Coco”

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Coco has premiered to great fanfare at the Morelia International Film Festival in Mexico, and so far, the buzz is positive! Hearing about good buzz is different than actually reading it, so here are seven reviews from both American and Mexican critics, all of which have something positive to say about the film that finally breaks…

Disney/Pixar’s “Coco” trailer is here, and some are already comparing it to “The Book of Life”?

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Disney/Pixar’s Coco is a film many of us have been waiting on for a while, and the trailer is finally out! Check it out for yourself. Now that you’ve seen the trailer, let’s get into some discussion. First, this film is making Disney/Pixar history as being the first film the joint companies have made about Mexican culture….

Free e-book “What Disney Doesn’t Understand” demands more inclusiveness from the Mouse House

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We all love Disney, but Disney has got some explaining to do when it comes to major oversights such as: No black animated prince A Eurocentric focus on what constitutes a “princess” No LGBT visibility Hardly any major Pixar characters of color etc., etc, etc. My new e-book, What Disney Doesn’t Understand, however, does go into some…

Alessia Cara and Jordan Fisher featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda perform end-credit songs on the forthcoming Disney’s “Moana” animated film and soundtrack

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BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Set for release on November 18, the Moana original motion picture soundtrack features seven original songs and a full original score, plus two reprises as well as two end-credit versions of songs from the film.  Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana” opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 23, 2016….