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How Disney execs and COVID-19 wrecked the lives of middle-class Disney World workers

The Washington Post has an excellent new multimedia exploration of the impact of COVID-19 layoffs on longtime employees at Florida's Walt Disney World park. Mixing large-scale headline news—Disney laying off 28,000 cast members in September, and 4,000 ... ...

How Disney is ******** the author of numerous best-selling movie novelizations

When Disney acquired Lucasfilm in 2012, and 20th Century Fox in 2019, it also acquired a ton of content. That content had to have been created at some point, a process which typically involves human beings and contracts. But apparently Disne... ...

Watch a 4K remaster of the timeless “Skeleton Dance” cartoon from 1929

The Skeleton Dance was the first in the Silly Symphony series of animated music shorts. Walt Disney produced and directed the film with animation led by Ubbe Eert "Ub" Iwerks. The version above was remastered by Adam Maciaszek who used "human aid... ...

Disney fires man for taking paternity leave; judge rules it’s not discrimination because he didn’t give birth

Steven Van Soeren worked for Disney Streaming Service, which does grant some paternity leave for employees. After Van Soeren's wife got pregnant, he claims to have noticed a pattern of undercutting comments and other harassment from his colleagues — de... ...

Enjoy 90 minutes of creepy vintage Disney cartoons for Halloween

Disney's Halloween Treat was a special 1982 Halloween episode of the Walt Disney television series featuring excerpts or full vintage cartoons with a creepy, supernatural vibe. The segments include the likes of "Night on Bald Mountain" sequence f... ...

A funny and biting “wear a mask” PSA set to Beauty and the Beast’s “Be Our Guest”

"Fauci" is rhymed with "grouchy." Singer-songwriter Noah Lindquist is behind this clever parody song. "Wear a Mask" is set to the tune of "Be Our Guest" from Beauty and the Beast but its rewritten lyrics have a bigger, and much wittier, message. &... ...

Disney plans another ‘Lion King’ movie with ‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins

09.29.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

You're **** right The Lion King, the 2019 one, is getting a follow up. It's given Disney more than $1.6 billion in global ticket sales to date and its CG delivery makes it a pandemic-resistant production. The just-revealed project will be directed by... ...