One of the many things that make animated Disney movies so memorable are the exotic locations. Some are real, like Paris in Ratatouille. Others are fantasy, like Arendelle in Frozen. But no matter if the settings are real or fictional, the places in those movies are places we’d love to visit.
Just when you thought every famous fantasy tale had been prodded, pulled, and adapted into oblivion, a new take says “Why borrow from one classic when you can do two at the same time?”
Almost everyone grew up with Disney’s animated films. Heck, even our parents grew up with Disney animated films. Since the 1930s, Walt Disney and his not-so-little company have been churning out cartoon movie masterpieces for the whole family to enjoy, and this week, Mondo is celebrating all eight decades with one of…
And Alice in Wonderland, now that I think about it. And fairy tales. We’ve seen enough versions of these stories, so maybe everyone should take a break for a bit.
Man at Arms consistently wows us with the swords and weapons that they craft, whether it’s from blockbuster movies such as in The Hobbit series, or video games like Dark Souls III. This time, they’ve put together the Vorpal Blade from Alice: Madness Returns.
No one ever thinks of Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan as sharing the same world. But, they’re fantasy stories. What if they did? That’s the first kernel of Come Away, a new live-action movie that’ll be directed by Brenda Chapman.
When Walt Disney was at his best, his movies worked on many levels. As family entertainment, they were brilliant. But the subversive themes and winks to the adult audience were there too, and this Disney art by Heather Theurer is in the same vein.
Suffering through today’s shift in time? Disney’s taking the credit for it by releasing a new trailer for their upcoming sequel to 2010's Alice In Wonderland, Alice Through The Looking Glass.
There have been a lot of adaptations of Alice in Wonderland over the years, including a Disney animated version, an X-rated musical, and Tim Burton’s lavish CG fantasia (which is getting a sequel!). But the strangest, and maybe best, is the 1972 version...featuring Peter Sellers as the March Hare and Dudley Moore as…
Some of the best children's books are actually quite strange, even dreamlike. And this is especially true of kids' books from the 1960s and 1970s. In an interview with BoingBoing, author Jonathan Lethem talks about the kids' books that he loved, including the "mysterious and rich" Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson (above).
Walt Disney, for all his vision, was not an artist at heart; he was smart enough to surround himself with talented people. The look that we associate with Disney art came largely from one woman he hired: Mary Blair, the designer and illustrator behind animated films like Alice in Wonderland and the ride it's a small…
Ant-Man gets tons of new cast members, including plenty of familiar names. The reasons behind a major Batman villain's role as Arrow's new big bad are explained. Plus, the new Vampire Lestat movie might be circling a director and the titles of this season's Doctor Who episodes have been revealed. Spoilers now!
Grant Gustin talks about upcoming Flash and Arrow crossovers. Damon Lindelof promises that The Leftovers is about mystery and not cliffhangers. And a Wire alum joins The Originals. Plus, Roland Emmerich wants to shoot two Independence Day sequels back-to-back. Spoilers now!
There are plenty of problems with Disney's Maleficence. The pacing. The tone. The CG overload. The weak humor. The tortured backstory. The lack of any real connection to Sleeping Beauty. But you know what? I love this movie. I'm going to buy the DVD and watch it over and over.
Charles Dodgson, the author and mathematician better known as Lewis Carroll, wrote about a young girl lost in surreal dreamscapes. But Dodgson had trouble navigating treacherous landscape of his own: literary fame.
Goodbye CG white rabbits, excessive breasts from the Red Queen, and the Sexy Jabberwocky! Despite its tightly-plotted-out series plans, Once Upon A Time In Wonderland has been cancelled.
If you're the sort of person who likes to wear your literary tastes on your sleeve—or your lapel—these brooches might be for you. Each one is made from the pages of a classic book—Moby Dick, Watership Down, the tales of Sherlock Holmes—highlighting not just the stories, but also the words themselves.
Wonderland tied up a few lose ends by randomly linking characters again this week. Which was unsurprising, but still interesting. Then the chick from The Ring showed up, in a well.
Artist Joe Alexander has created this gorgeous set of prints showing just how iconic the silhouettes Disney's animation has created. And my how they loom.
To celebrate the spookiest director's 55th birthday, Cakenweenie has collaborated with 100 different culinary artists to build a giant blog of Burton Cakes. They're crazy clever. Here are a few of our favorites!