Tag: The Lion King

Disney’s Frozen vs. The Lion King: The King Still Reigns

Disney’s “Frozen” has taken the box office by storm, earning over $1 billion dollars worldwide — making it the highest grossing animated film of all time. Many people are claiming this is Disney is back from a slump and have dubbed “Frozen” as “the most Disney-feeling film in over a decade.”   (Related: Film Director Profile: Jennifer Lee)  … Read More

Film Director Profile: Brenda Chapman

Few women have had a greater impact on the animation world in the last 20 years than Brenda Chapman. A Disney and DreamWorks veteran, she is the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, and she has had a long, successful career in the industry since joining Disney in the 1980s.  … Read More

Film Director Profile: Rob Minkoff

Last Friday, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” opened to surprisingly good reviews and a decent box office turn out. The film looked like just another studio cash grab, but critics seem to think otherwise as it is currently sitting at 77% on Rotten Tomatoes.   This success makes sense, though, when you look at the talent… Read More