Forgotten Favorites: ‘Home on the Range’ Movie Review

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Released in 2004, this was the 45th animated feature for Walt Disney Studios, and was slated to be the last. With a switch to CGI features like Chicken Little, Disney wanted to abandon hand drawn animation all together. But with the acquisition of Pixar came John Lasseter who lead the cause and resurrected the traditional ways for The Princess and the Frog in 2009.Home on the Range is the final animated feature to use the CAPS system and the last to be released in the old VHS format. The … [Read more...]

Events, Attractions, and More Coming to Disney in 2011

The Highway in the Sky

2011 will be a year of “Disney dream vacations,” both figuratively and literally.  Guests will be making memories over the horizon in Egypt, Hawaii and Alaska, on the aqua waters of the Bahamas, under the sea, over croc and rhino gullies and beyond the solar system.During 2011, premieres will include an Adventures by Disney itinerary to the land of the pyramids, a Disney Parks virtual itinerary in stunning 3-D to the galaxy of Star Wars, a Disney’s Animal Kingdom ‘Wild Africa Trek’ … [Read more...]

That Dreaded E-mail

Annual Pass Email

I recently  got that e-mail. You know, that one. "It's time to renew!"  Ugh.I hate getting that e-mail every year. It's that reminder that I have to make sure that I remember to renew my pass during the busy time that is the beginning of the spring semester at school. While having a pass is worth every penny to me, it is still sucking my bank account dry. I don't make much as a language tutor.I also hate signing the contract -- the contract that states that I vow on Walt's grave to keep … [Read more...]

The Chip And Company Disney Week In Review For January 24th

I would like to thank everyone of you who stop by to visit with us at Chip and Company. We are growing by leaps and bounds and we owe it to all of you who take time out of your day to come to see us and read what we have to offer. Everyone from Chip (yes, he is a real person and that is his name) all the way through our staff of incredible writers do this for you and only you, the Disney fans around the world. There has been a lot of news coming from our friends at Disney this week so we will … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Disney’s Wizard of Oz – Robert is out Johnny is in!

Hey there guys and gals, Anonymouse here serving up some of the best Disney Gossip this side of Walt Disney World.It looks like Robert Downey Jr won't be following the Yellow Brick Road in Disney's Wizard of Oz prequel project, Oz, the Great and Powerful.With Downey bowing out Disney has their eyes set on leading man Johnny Deep to step into the role.Don't ask me how this will be possible considering JD is still working on Pirates of the Caribbean 4, possibly staring in Pirates 5, The … [Read more...]