Disney

Who should play the Genie in the live-action Aladdin?

By Eve Watling

Will Smith is reportedly in talks to take over from Robin Williams in the iconic role.

Just how weird is Tim Burton’s Dumbo remake going to be?

By John Wadsworth

Will the director borrow any of the original’s surreal elements for his forthcoming live-action version?

Have Disney movies always had poor LGBTQ representation, or is there more to it?

By Henry Bevan

The Beauty and the Beast remake is being hailed as progressive, but the studio’s animation vault is filled with queer subtext.

Seven great alternative fairy tale movies

By Elizabeth MacLeod

Twisted takes on classic stories, from The Company of Wolves to Black Swan and The Fall.

Beauty and the Beast

By David Jenkins

This luxuriant live-action refit of the beloved animated feature sees Disney extend its recent winning streak.

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This amazing VFX breakdown shows how The Jungle Book was made

By Little White Lies

See Baloo, Bagheera and co come to life via the latest computer animation technology.

Life, Animated

By Ewan Cameron

This touching documentary shows how cinema can be a vital tool in overcoming adversity.

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Pixar’s Day of the Dead film will feature an all-Latino cast

By Caitlin Quinlan

The animation house has released concept art and plot details for Coco.

How The Nightmare Before Christmas became a festive favourite

By James Luxford

Henry Selick’s directorial debut is a gleefully macabre cinematic marvel.

How famous voices became a staple of Disney animation

By Jesc Bunyard

Moana directors Ron Clements and John Musker reflect on how Robin Williams broke the mould in Aladdin.

Ron Clements and John Musker take our Disney movies quiz

By David Jenkins

The directing duo answer questions on Aladdin, Hercules and Moana.

Moana

By Alexia Stam

A feisty Polynesian princess takes care of business on the high seas in this delightful animated caper.

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Watch the first trailer for Beauty and the Beast

By Caroline Middleton

The Disney animated classic is set to hit screens as a CG-driven spectacle.

Disney’s Snow White remake needs to send a new message to young audiences

By Rebecca Speare-Cole

A new live-action update can’t afford to deal in outdated gender politics.

In praise of Luxo Jr – the short film that changed cinema

By Michael Dalton

Thirty years ago Pixar’s charming debut ushered in a new age of cinematic storytelling.

Pete’s Dragon

By Adam Woodward

Disney’s dazzling ode to childhood innocence and the power of imagination will make your heart soar.

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Finding Dory

By Anton Bitel

Pixar’s latest transoceanic odyssey is a pixel-perfect comedy about learning to overcome adversity and disability.

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