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Review: Disney’s Frozen
Broadway in Austin brings all Arendelle’s magic to the Bass
"...Disney built a snowman, and it snowballed into a mountain...."

June 15, 2024 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Adrianne Palicki, Your Newest Disney Princess in Quasi
The Austin actor teams up with Broken Lizard for their new comedy
"...paid attention. Austin's own Adrianne Palicki is finally a Disney princess. "Every child's dream," the Friday Night Lights star..."

April 21, 2023 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Disney Casting in Austin
Rumors fly this may be for a galaxy far, far away
"...actors in town, better get some new head shots. Disney is casting two parts in an upcoming production in..."

Nov. 7, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Review: Broadway in Austin’s Disney’s Aladdin
Poster child for Broadway's Disneyfication still crazy entertaining
"...Like so many other animated screen-to-stage musicals created by Disney since the 1994 adaptation of Beauty and the Beast..."

Feb. 16, 2023 Arts Post by Bob Abelman

Disney+ Comes to SXSW
Streamer presents three smashes free with local firms
"...Disney+ is coming to South by Southwest, and they're partnering..."

March 4, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Frank Oz on Muppets, Disney, and Being Puppies at SXSW
The great director gets candid at the fest
"...really felt about his early directorial efforts, feeling pigeonholed, Disney, and his beloved friend and mentor, Jim Henson...."

March 13, 2019 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

'High School Musical': From the Disney Channel straight to Austin High
Disney's made-for-cable phenomenon High School Musical is jumping from the small screen to the stage, and Austin High is one of seven schools chosen to premiere the official stage adaptation
"...little made-for-cable movie about kids putting on a show. Disney's High School Musical (and that purposefully generic title tells..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Disney's Teacher's Pet
Animated film about a dog who wants to be a boy – unusual fare from Disney that will please kids and alterna-adults.
"...Directed by: Timothy Björklund. This is Disney? You could have fooled me. A shortish (73 minutes)..."

Jan. 23, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Disney's the Kid
"...a supernatural bent ­ and process them through the Disney-movie meat grinder? You get Disney's The Kid, a lightweight,..."

July 6, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Disney’s Newsies
The Broadway strike musical occupies Zilker Hillside Theatre spectacularly
"...Disney musicals tend to embrace the very same model for..."

July 15, 2022 Arts Feature by Bob Abelman

Caroline Bowman and the Kinder Side of Elsa in Disney's Frozen
How the Broadway in Austin show finds the heart of the ice queen
"...the part of the snow queen from the modern Disney musical classic more. Idina Menzel originated the part in..."

June 3, 2024 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc Recommends: 50th Annual Zilker Summer Musical – Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater, Thursday, July 10, 2008
"...excuse for a grown person to stumble into a Disney musical. You can say you always carry a folding..."

July 11, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Lease Sixth Street to Disney?
"...Has the City Council considered leasing Sixth Street to Disney and calling it a day?..."

May 9, 2005 Postmarks

Democracy is Saved, Home Slice Goes Disney, Chicken Salad Rules, and Here Comes Another Broken Egg
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering

Nov. 13, 2020 Food Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Disney's A Christmas Carol
The novelty of this motion-capture rendition of Dickens classic eventually gives way to emotionally bland storytelling.

Nov. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

First Quarter
Bradley Jackson and Andrew Disney kick off a festival run of their new comedy about the importance of intramurals
"...itch to finish a full-length, then ran into Andrew Disney...."

April 25, 2014 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Bolt is a canine who plays a cybernetically enhanced dog on TV but has no knowledge of how to cope in the real world in this new animated film.
"...and James Lipton. Bolt, the first offering from Walt Disney Animation Studios to be entirely overseen by Pixar's John..."

Nov. 21, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Escape From Tomorrow
Shot guerrilla-style at Disneyland and Disney World, this surreal drama about a man's mental disintegration at "the happiest place on Earth" lands a spitball in the Mouse's eye.
"...not unfamiliar with the concept of “trippin’ ballz at Disney World,” I can heartily attest to the fact that..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Treasure Chest
The Vault Disney collection dusts off kid classics from its golden era of live-action films. They still fit -- and beautifully.
"...The Vault Disney Collection: Old Yeller, The Parent Trap, Pollyanna, Swiss Family..."

May 10, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
"...worst of what we've come to associate with the Disney product over the years. The glory and the goop..."

June 21, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

We just wish that this animated feature for Disney's 100th anniversary was better
"...make an animated film that celebrates 100 years of Disney animation, a film designed to appreciate the century of..."

Nov. 24, 2023 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

The Princess and the Frog
Disney's 49th animated feature film is set in Jazz Age New Orleans and stars a black cast of characters.
"...Directed by: Ron Clements and John Musker. Disney's 49th animated feature film is a terrific riot of..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Treasure Planet
"...Directed by: Ron Clements and John Musker. Disney here remakes one of its own with stupendous results..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...arms some months back when they suddenly realized that Disney's highly anticipated dino-epic would, indeed, give voice to the..."

May 19, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Little Mermaid
Inessential remake of the Disney classic is bloated as a puffer fish
"...Two years ago, Disney announced that, for the first time in a decade,..."

May 26, 2023 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Balls Out
College intramural football comedy features several SNL players
"...Directed by: Andrew Disney. Starring: Jake Lacy, Nikki Reed, Kate McKinnon, Beck Bennett,..."

June 19, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

"...civilization and nature, man and beast. However, this new Disney offering represents the first time that Tarzan has been..."

June 18, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texas Filmmaker David Lowery Updates Pete's Dragon
Reimagining the Disney classic
"...first public screening of his reinvention of the 1977 Disney live-action/animation hybrid before a packed house at the Paramount,..."

Aug. 12, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Life, Animated
The magic of Disney unlocks a boy's mind
"...about a young man with autism who found through Disney movies a way to articulate his feelings – that..."

July 22, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Hideout Theatre's Happily Ever After
Happily Ever After shows how to put on a Disney-inspired musical: improv edition
"...which actors would improvise musical fairy tales inspired by Disney, I thought, "Finally!" But I also thought, "How the..."

July 10, 2015 Arts Feature by Alexa Harrington

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