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Zootopia didn't get to be a three weekend champion by accident. In fact, we think five key factors made the film into the success story that it is today. Five factors you'll discover, as you read on.
Unlike most parents of the world, Frozen star Kristen Bell didn't have to deal with her kids singing endless renditions of "Let it Go." As it turns out, her own daughter didn't particularly care for the Disney film.
Hollywood productions are big business. Not only do they means lots of money for the studios that produce them, but they can also mean financial benefits for the places where the movies are made. Georgia may be about to lose those benefits.
Movie studios are often criticized for relying on franchises and sequels for all of their ideas. Disney may be a case study in this problem. Here are all the sequels they're all reading planning, and this leaves out all the reboots and films from their other studios.
Though their 1985 animated feature The Black Cauldron is largely considered one of their lesser movies, that's not going to stop Disney from commissioning a new fantasy series of movies based on the authors work.
With so many studios building major franchises that encompass multiple films, their movie release calendar just keeps looking further and further into the future. What’s more, when you’re the Walt Disney Company, you have multiple franchises running all at the same time
We’re not sure if you’ve heard yet, but Zootopia is kind of a big deal and seems primed for a sequel. Before that happens, however, there are a ton of Disney movies we'd like to see get a followup first.
The Jungle Book's new trailer is moody and very, very violent. But is it too scary for its intended family audience?
Two weekends in Zootopia is still the biggest movie in the world. It created a new world for its characters to play in and while much of the city of Zootopia seemed fully realized it still left fans with a handful of questions about how it all worked.
Disney animation seems to go in cycles. You have the classic era that brought us Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and the Disney Renaissance that brought us Beauty and the Beast, but there's also other times, when their work is viewed as less that spectacular.
We already knew that Disney was planning to continue making new Star Wars movies until people stopped going to them, something that isn’t likely to happen anytime soon, if ever. Now, we may know exactly how many they're looking at in the short term.
In addition to being an all around great film, Zootopia/a> is also just fun to look at. The city of Zootopia is just full of jokes and references, so many that you can't catch them all in just one viewing. Here are a few of our favorites.
Zootopia had itself, what the movie business calls, one hell of an opening weekend. This business is added to the international business the film has already done. However, those audiences did not see the exact same movie.
Disney's Zootopia managed not only to come out on top at the box office, but it also set an all-time box office record for Disney animation during its opening weekend.
London has fallen, and it was knocked over by a bunny with a badge. The Thursday night box office numbers have come in and Disney’s Zootopia has come out on top in a big way.
If you spent the month of February hiding with a groundhog you may have missed this news: R-rated superhero movies are totally a thing now. Between Deadpool, Wolverine and Batman things are getting dark out there. Will Marvel ever follow suit?
In Disney’s Zootopia, Jason Bateman voices a sly fox who begrudgingly helps a rookie rabbit named Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) as she works to crack her first case. The animated gem opens in theaters on Friday, and we will have plenty more coverage from our interviews with the cast.
Animated features are basically required to be released in 3D now. This means that we all knew that Zootopia would get the extra-dimensional treatment. But is it worth it to see it that way?
Over the years, though, Walt Disney Animation has taken cues from its Pixar colleagues, and explored deeper emotional territories in Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph and Big Hero 6, while also remembering that the movie should be fun and the story should move. It’s OK for an animated feature to appeal to a parent, as well. After all, who do you think takes a kid to the theater to see the movie, in the first place?
This is the time of year where people come out of the woodwork to discuss and parody the Academy Award nominees, and unless someone ups the cute factor, Zootopia just delivered the most adorable send up yet.