Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner And Cast Of Disney’s ‘Alexander’ Share How To Not Have A ‘Very Bad Day’

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Turns out having bad days can be a lot like the one the Cooper family lived in  Disney’s latest live-action family picture. The ensemble of Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day shared their tales of how they deal with rough patches in life.  Hit the jump for more on  how Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell get through challenging days of parenthood while on-screen kids Kerris Dorsey and Dylan Minnette describe how to have good days.

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Watch The ‘Big Hero 6′ Sizzle Reel Shown At NYCC

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Of the trailers we have seen promoting Big Hero 6, the most recent one has shown the most footage of the masked villain, Yokai. With Disney’s latest animated film making yet another press tour over at the New York Comic-Con, the studio was kind enough to show audiences brand new footage of the film in the form of a sizzle reel. We have already covered a few tidbits from the film and talked to directors Don Hall (Winnie the Pooh) and Chris Williams (Bolt).

The new sizzle reel gives us a better look at the characters and their newly acquired abilities. But you have to admit, the marketing team is going to make a big push on selling Baymax, the robot is just too cute without the suit. Hit the jump to check out the Big Hero 6 sizzle reel. [Read more...]

Movie Review: ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’

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In Disney’s latest live-action family feature we get to see how one kid’s bad luck streak hits every member of his family for his birthday wish. Based on the beloved children’s book by the same name by Judith Viorst, Disney brings an inspired retelling of the classic to modern families.

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‘Inside Out’ Trailer: Explaining Human Emotions With Pixar Animation

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Disney and Pixar has released their first teaser trailer for Inside Out. Directed by Pete Docter (Up and Monsters Inc.) the film takes place in the mind of a young girl, Riley, where five emotions: Joy, Anger, Disgust, Sadness, and Fear, try to navigate her through life. We’ve seen small snippets of the film during our coverage over at D23, where we saw how these emotions interacted with each other, and how they try to understand relationships with other human beings.

Like most Pixar teasers, we get a montage of scenes from previous Pixar films. But for this film, each clip coincides with the different emotions that are characters in the film. It’s actually quite fun to walk down Pixar memory lane when watching the teaser. Hit the jump to check out the teaser trailer for Inside Out. [Read more...]

Disney Releases Third ‘Big Hero 6′ Trailer Plus New Images

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Disney has released their third trailer for Big Hero 6. The film is a loose adaptation of the Marvel Comics series of the same name. It will use the same characters, but the film’s setting and story are entirely original.

The film centers on Hiro, a young prodigy who builds a bond with Baymax, a healthcare robot created by his older brother Tadashi. When a nefarious masked man named Yokai takes Hiro’s Mircobot invention for villainous purposes, it’s up to Hiro, Bayman, and their friends to suit up and stop him.

We’ve shown you some fascinating things about Big Hero 6, and even got to talk to the directors about the film. The third trailer, which has even more new footage, and scenes not shown to the press during the early screening. Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

Disney & XPRIZE Assembling Young Heroes To Form Real-Life ‘Big Hero 6′

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Disney loves to partner up with nonprofit groups for exciting contests while tying it to marketing their tentpole films. Sure it may sound like a marketing plug, it also helps the younger audience to be inspired to do good in the field of academics, citizenship, etc. So for the upcoming Big Hero 6, Disney has partnered up with XPRIZE, a leading organization solving the world’s Grand Challenges by creating and managing large-scale, high-profile, incentivized prize in five areas: Learning; Exploration; Energy & Environment; Global Development; and Life Sciences.

The two have launched a video contest between the ages of 8 and 17 to harness their creativity and come up with innovative ideas to tackle the world’s biggest challenges using science, technology, engineering, art and/or mathematics. Hit the jump to learn more. [Read more...]

“Big Hero 6″ Directors Don Hall & Chris Williams Talk Disney’s First Marvel Comics Inspired Film

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We’ve only seen two trailers for Disney’s upcoming animated film Big Hero 6, but the marketing team has been quietly making the promotional rounds by holding film panels during the D23 Expo and Comic-Con.  But if you are looking for something more extensive and in-depth, we’ve got it all right here.  Earlier this summer we were invited to Disney Animation Studios in Burbank to look at the animation process that goes into a film like Big Hero 6.  Our behind-the-scenes look also included an interview with directors Don Hall and Chris Williams, and producer Roy Conli.

Hall (Winnie The Pooh) was the first to be named director back in 2011, and Williams (Bolt) was named co-director December 2013. While the two have different aspects from a personality standpoint, the their love of Disney Animation and the source material brought them together for this project.

Our interview reveal a number of things, like did you know that a research trip to Carnegie Hall helped shaped the Baymax character?  How about the number of Japanese Animes that influenced the film?  How they managed to balance the work between two directors?  How many times the story changed throughout the years?  What it was like to work with Marvel on this film?  Read all about that and more after the jump. [Read more...]

‘Big Hero 6′ Clip: Baymax Gives Hiro An Unwanted Diagnosis

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We are all pretty excited about the upcoming Big Hero 6.  For one thing it is Disney’s first Marvel inspired animated film, which is based on the Marvel’s comic book series of the same name. Another reason is we have a special feature article on our visit to the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank, CA to learn more about the film that we will post tomorrow.  So after two trailers, and some small panels at pop culture conventions, we are getting a brand new clip from the film. [Read more...]

Latest “Star Wars Episode VII” Tweet Teases A Mysterious Droid Hand

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We’ve watched how Disney and J.J. Abrams have been marketing their Star Wars Episode VII “Force For Change” OMAZE UNICEF campaign for quite some time. With each new update, comes a very exciting tease, or hilarious video between two late night comedians, or a brand new look at a classic rebel fighter. But now that the campaign has come to a close, it is time to announce a winner, with the help of a cryptic hand.

Bad Robot has tweeted the name of the winner plus how much was donated to their campaign. Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

Bad Robot Replies To Zach Snyder Tweet With Their Own DC Comics/Star Wars Mashup

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Batman vs Superman director Zack Snyder has been tweeting some weird mashup pictures lately through his Twitter account. One had Superman‘s Henry Cavill photoshopped as a Jedi and another one recently had Batman walking next to R2-D2. The Batman one he tweeted to Bad Robot, so Bad Robot in response sent out this tweet of C3-PO as the Dark Knight. Check out the tweeted photo after the jump.

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