Say the words “Winnie the Pooh” and everyone thinks of the exact same image: yellow bear, red shirt, jar of honey. It’s an image that’s been engrained in culture for almost a century, one that felt like it would last forever. Well, not so fast. With Disney’s new film Christopher Robin, Pooh has been given an upgrade…
Most of the world will get to see the depressing adventures of a grown-up Christopher Robin in Disney’s Christopher Robin live-action movie this month, but China won’t—because the country’s film authorities have just denied the film a release, with rumors swirling about an old meme as the possible reason.
Remember the first time you tried alcohol? How it was gross and off-putting but eventually it got better? Later, maybe you grew to like it but you always knew something wasn’t right about it? That was the first (admittedly strange) thing I thought of after seeing Disney’s Christopher Robin, a movie that starts weird,…
Disney is in the field promoting their latest movie, Christopher Robin, and have even sent out their own star Ewan McGregor to pull some of the grunt work. But let’s just say it’s not easy to interview the residents of the 100 Acre Wood.
Disney’s upcoming live-action Christopher Robin film will be a story about how Pooh and the other animals from the Hundred Acre Wood journey to the real world in order to meet their long-lost friend. But it’s also a movie about how Christopher Robin will learn to rediscover the magic that made his time in the Wood so…
Christopher Robin might reflect the sad reality that adults suck and have to work all the time, but Pooh Bear is here to tell us that everything is going to be okay, with three little words: “I love play!”
Come for Ewan McGregor shrieking “POOH!?” in the most chipper accent possible. Stay for the absolute adorableness of Pooh and friends going on their greatest quest yet: to save Christopher Robin from... a mid-life crisis?
I wasn’t ready to see a live-action Winnie the Pooh this morning. I just wasn’t.
Winnie the Pooh, the adorable cartoon bear with an obsession for honey, has been censored in China. It’s all apparently due to a meme that makes fun of President Xi Jinping.
Disney’s Christopher Robin—about a disenchanted adult version of the little boy in A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh—just got a big boost. Thomas McCarthy, who won an Oscar for Spotlight and co-wrote the story for Pixar’s Up, will be giving the script by Alex Ross Perry (Listen Up Philip, The Color Wheel) a rewrite.
Disney’s live-action take on Winnie the Pooh just got a pretty significant update. Director Marc Forster has signed into the film which follows the exploits of a grown-up Christopher Robin.
Fox Searchlight’s biopic about Winnie the Pooh creator A.A. Milne has cast its leads: Domnhall Gleeson will play Milne, and Margot Robbie his wife Daphne.
There's been a deluge of live-action adaptations of classic animated films lately. Some have been pretty great, some have been flawed... and some have been best forgotten. But there's still a slew of them on the horizon. Here's our ranking of the upcoming live-action adaptations, according to which is most doomed.
We know. We double-checked that we hadn't all made a mistake and it was April Fool's Day again. But, no, this seems legitimate: Disney's planing on making a live-action Winnie the Pooh.
Council members in the Polish town of Tuszyn have deemed Winnie the Pooh too depraved to feature as the public face of a local playground, on account of the honey-fetishizing cubby's "dubious sexuality," "inappropriate dress," and lack of genitals due to castration by razor.
Everybody loves Winnie the Pooh and his adorable addiction to honey. It's often believed that the children's book character is based on a teddy bear that the author, A.A. Milne, gave to his son Christopher Robin Milne. But this is only partially true.
Billy Moon, the first novel by famed zinester, short story writer and podcaster Douglas Lain, is an exceedingly weird tale about Christopher Milne — the guy whose father A.A. Milne immortalized him as Christopher Robin, the boy companion of Winnie the Pooh.
Jim Cummings, voice of Disney's Winnie the Pooh, was at Connecticon last weekend, where he performed the scene of Darth Vader boarding Princess Leia's ship from the beginning of Star Wars... in the voice of a certain tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff. The results were, predictably, glorious.
We all know Winnie the Pooh as a beloved children's book character, a Disney icon and, of course, a honey fetishist. But the "willy nilly silly old bear" and his friends have made three recent incursions into nerd-dom that may indicate a more concerted effort by the denizens of Hundred Acre Wood to take over every…