I prefer bad news first, so let’s begin with Frozen Fever. This 7 minute short that precedes Kenneth Branagh’s masterpiece retelling of Disney’s 1950 animated classic, Cinderella, is just annoying. Pandering, cheap, ridiculous premise (Elsa sneezes and snow babies pop out of her), cliché song and overall, just an obvious attempt at selling some new Frozen merchandise in the form of teeny stuffed snowmen and an Elsa dress that’s the same–but now in green! I pray this short is not indicative of what Frozen 2 is going to look like, but if the snowshoe fits…run away. Luckily, this brief, gratuitous sequel is not 90+ minutes long (yet) and the film that follows it is magical enough to almost make you forget Elsa singing, “a cold never bothered me anyway” (Get it? Cause she’s got a cold! And that’s also a line from “Let it Go.” Get it? Insert gun emoticon.) Almost.
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Digital Download of ‘Frozen’ Now Available; Includes New ‘Making of’ Music Video
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen is now available for purchase on Digital HD (the Blu-ray and on-demand versions will be released on March 18th). Included in the download (and also on the Blu-ray) is a new behind-the-scenes bonus feature called “The Making of Frozen” starring three of the film’s voice actors: Josh Gad (Olaf), Jonathan Groff (Kristoff), and Kristen Bell (Anna).
‘Frozen’ Update: Soundtrack Details, More Art, New Clips, and Early Reviews!
We’re one month away from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ latest feature Frozen opening in U.S. theaters. Lots is going on in preparation for the November 27 release of the film. Check out a brief recap of the latest happenings this week after the jump…
D23 Expo: Walt Disney Animation Studios Impresses Audiences
For the “Art and Imagination: Animation at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation that occurred Friday at the D23 Expo 2013 in Anaheim, CA, Walt Disney Animation Studios took center stage to showcase its upcoming films along with a very clever and funny new (well, “old”) short film. The presentation was marvelous and it showcased how the filmmakers at the revered studio are taking the Disney animated feature film in new and exciting directions while still honoring the legacy of the genre that was created by Walt Disney himself.
New ‘Frozen’ Teaser, Images and Info
USA Today was the lucky recipient of five new images from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming feature, Frozen. The USA Today article also shares previously unreleased information about the film along with quotes from co-directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and members of the voice cast. Watch the new teaser trailer for the film is after the jump…