The Lion King

10 modern animated films that underwent massive upheaval

Simon Brew Feature
Nov 19, 2015

The Good Dinosaur is the latest in a bunch of big animated movies that have undergone very big changes mid-production...

The animated spin-offs that rebooted 1990s movies

Mark Harrison Feature
Aug 14, 2015

From Men In Black to Free Willy and Jumanji, here's how these 90s movie properties ended up as animated kids' TV series...

Lost in translation: when Disney lyrics turn Italian

James Clayton Feature
May 20, 2015

Frozen, Aladdin and The Lion King take on a slightly different feel when their lyrics move from English to Italian...

Rob Minkoff interview: Mr Peabody & Sherman, Roger Rabbit 2

Simon Brew Interview
Feb 7, 2014

Simon talks to the director of Mr Peabody & Sherman about child actors, straight to video sequels, and animation vs live action...

Dedications at the end of movies, and what they mean

The inside of a cinema
Simon Brew Odd List
Apr 1, 2015

Lots of films are dedicated to, or in memory of someone. But it's not always clear why. Updated April 2015.

10 lost endings of blockbuster movies

Simon Brew Ryan Lambie Feature
Jul 16, 2013

World War Z. Jurassic Park III. Seven. The Lion King. How were these and others originally planned to end?

Re-releases, Disney, The Little Mermaid and value for money

Simon Brew Feature
Jan 22, 2013

As Disney pulls its planned cinema re-release of The Little Mermaid, Simon asks whether we’re getting good value from big screen reissues.

Are we being too hard on movie trailers?

Simon Brew Trailer
May 4, 2012

Are there too many trailers? Do they give too much away? Should they be stopped? Or should we start cutting them some slack?

The 11 darkest Disney animated movie moments

Robert Keeling Odd List
Feb 14, 2012

Disney animated films aren’t all sweetness and light. Here’s our list of the studio’s 11 darkest moments…

Don Hahn interview: The Lion King, Disney, Pixar, Frankenweenie and the future of animation

Don Hahn
Simon Brew Interview
Nov 3, 2011

Don Hahn, the producer of The Lion King and Beauty And The Beast, chats to us about animation past, present and future...