We missed you last week and are happy to be back! A Disney film has (finally) been nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars, but all signs point to a loss. Plus Lee Unkrich is leaving Pixar after 25 years of making magic. And Kevin Feige uncharacteristically revealed a "spoiler" for Avengers: End Game.
Captain Marvel tickets are now on sale and they are going really, really fast. Unfortunately, Marvel's success is being overshadowed by John Lasseter, who recently got a new job as the head of Skydance Animation. We talk about what that means for Skydance and Disney.
Meanwhile, Bob Iger didn't do himself any favors with the fans by criticizing "nondescript coasters" in India. That and much, much more. For the week of Jan 14, this is episode 216 of The Disney Movie Review.
Disney closed out the year in style, posting a domestic record at the box office. Meanwhile it looks like Emily Blunt is only earning half of what Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is making for Jungle Cruise. And Netflix is making a lot of Disney fans very angry for leaving the Asian-American stars out of Mulan. That and much more for the week of Jan 7, 2019, this is episode 215.