When I was 10, I wanted to be a Disney Animator. It happened around the time my single-parent mother, who was always working to make end’s meet for us, managed to scrounge up enough money to take us kids to Walt Disney World in the mid-90s. One of the parks we ended up visiting, the old MGM Studios Park, had this attraction called “The Magic of Disney Animation.” Sure that park also featured attractions for Star Wars and Indiana Jones, and not to mention the first-of-its-kind “Tower of Terror.” But for me, The Magic of Disney Animation was everything that made the park so special.
For 15-20 minutes, I got to see how true art was made. I learned about how the hundreds of talented artists came together and brought to life the iconic “Be Our Guest” sequence from Beauty and the Beast, and how those same people were working hard at that second to bring together future classics, Mulan and Lilo and Stitch. I went into that building a complacent boy who only watched movies, and exited a person inspired by a dream and a drive to make it come true.
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This February, Disney’s hit animated film Ralph Breaks the Internet will makes its way to digital libraries and home theaters. The digital release will be available February 12, and the blu-rays will be in stores two weeks later on February 26. And stay tuned to @TheNerdsofColor on twitter — because we might be giving away some cool swag from the movie soon!
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By Laura Sirikul and Esther Kim Ralph Breaks the Internet breaks into theaters this week and reintroduces us to the beloved characters we fell in love with from 2012’s Wreck-It Ralph and them entering the world of THE INTERNET. We … Continue reading Seven Things We Learned from the ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Press Conference
With Ralph Breaks the Internet opening in theaters this week, Disney wanted to celebrate the lovable Disney characters by having the fans be part of the Internet experience. Located at the VR experience hub The Void, Disney teamed up with ILMxLAB, … Continue reading ‘Ralph Breaks VR’ Has Fans Entering the Internet at The Void
It has been six years since we’ve seen Ralph and Vanellope on the big screen in 2012’s Wreck It Ralph. Now, to fit with the changing times, Ralph and Vanellope are going on the World Wide Web with Ralph Breaks the Internet. The Nerds of Color were invited behind the scenes of Ralph Breaks the Internet with the directors and creative team behind the animation.
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From the same creatives and cast that brought you 2012’s Wreck-It-Ralph, the anticipated sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet opens in theaters this November. Everyone is back for the adventure, but this time, Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman) have connected to the world wide web.
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