1. James and the Giant Peach

Stop Everything and Watch These Stop-Motion Movies on Disney+

By Jocelyn Buhlman Today marks the 25th anniversary of the movie James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick and produced by Tim Burton, who has explored many strange and wonderful worlds through his stunning stop-motion films. The art of stop-motion allows filmmakers to build amazing, intricate environments—and frame by frame, they craft a …

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5 Fantastic Things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson Dogs rule the weekend! This Friday, Disney+ is adding two critically acclaimed films to its library: Isle of Dogs and Mary Poppins Returns. That same day, Hulu will premiere a brand-new season of the sci-fi animal rescue series Endlings and the original feature film The Ultimate Playlist of Noise. Then, on Sunday, …

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isle of dogs

Inside the Stop-Motion Magic of Isle of Dogs

By Jennifer Vanoni, Walt Disney Archives The 2018 film Isle of Dogs was the second stop-motion animated feature from director Wes Anderson and his right-hand man, master puppet maker Andy Gent. The two forged a dynamic bond while working on Anderson’s first stop motion foray, The Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009). Their creative synergy was crucial …

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