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Why does Disney keep remaking its classics?

Why does Disney keep remaking its classics?

By Neave Heaton Disney’s live-action remake of ‘The Jungle Book’ came out in 2016, perhaps to provide the audience with an update of a film that is well loved, but remade to the standards people demand from blockbusters now. Disney recreated the film with cutting edge technology (CGI and motion/performance capture), just as the multiplane […]

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Aladdin: teaser trailer review

Aladdin: teaser trailer review

by Daisy Aitchison The long-awaited teaser trailer for the new live action adaptation of Disney’s classic film Aladdin was finally released at last night’s Grammys. It’s certainly a teaser, with only the briefest glimpse of both the heroine, Princess Jasmine, and the biggest name in the film, Will Smith, who plays the Genie. While undoubtedly […]

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Aladdin is flying into Sunderland Empire for next year's panto

Aladdin is flying into Sunderland Empire for next year's panto

Before audiences even sit down to Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs this Christmas, we can announce that next years pantomime at Sunderland Empire will feature Aladdin and all his favourites in 2015. The producers behind this year’s big seller are ready to show you the world on a magic carpet ride from 11 December […]