The Lion King
Our picks and predictions for Sunday's Golden Globe Awards
That Shelf spoke to visual effects legend Robert Legato prior to the release of The Lion King on Blu-ray, discussing how this billion-dollar smash came digitally to life.
Jeremy's kids join him for The Lion King!
That Shelf Speaks to Billy Eichner about his role as Timon, what makes the film a classic, and which The Lion King character he would roast on Billy on the Street.
The Lion King pushes VFX technology to the breaking point to create a visually dazzling re-imagining of one of Disney’s most beloved films.
Donald Glover and Beyoncé sing together in The Lion King's latest TV spot.
Disney’s The Lion King trailer brings back Timon, Pumbaa and the rest of the gang.
What is the foolproof recipe for a blockbuster? Well, according to Disney, it's take an animated movie that was already a major success and remake it into a CGI/live-action feature film!
We talk to filmmaker Rob Minkoff, who returns to entirely animated feature filmmaking for the first time in 20 years (following his success with some obscure movie called The Lion KingMr. Peabody and Sherman this weekend. We talk about balancing the cartoon’s old school feel with new school storytelling techniques, what it’s like returning to animation, how long the film was in development, why he’s generally averse to overdoing pop culture references in films, and why Jay Ward’s work stands up so well on its own after so long.
For our second installment of Unsung Anniversaries we take a look back on the 20th anniversary of the decidedly less than rad Home Alone knock-off Blank Check and just how a movie like this ends up getting made in the first place.
Dork Shelf talks to Patrick Read Johnson about his long in the works autobiographical film 5-25-77 and it's long road to the big screen despite being a small film about how he got started as a filmmaker growing up in small town Illinois. Johnson opens up about growing disillusioned with the studio system (working with John Hughes on Baby's Day Out, turning down the chance to do Home Alone, and the troubled post production on Angus), the good along the way, and bringing his work-in-progress film to the TIFF Next Wave Festival this weekend.