New rumors suggest that elsa might have a girlfriend in ‘frozen 2’

Disney’s “Frozen” was an insanely popular movie. Between the gripping story and all of those catchy musical numbers, it’s a hard movie not to become quietly addicted to, for even the biggest curmudgeon.

Now with the sequel well underway, many people are hoping that Disney will make one pretty major change to the story. It’s about Elsa’s love life, and people on Twitter won’t rest until they see a change…

People can’t wait for the highly anticipated Disney movie, “Frozen 2”, set to be released in 2019. The adventures of Elsa the ice queen captivated folks all around the globe. Now Elsa’s turning heads for another reason…

Elsa’s song “Let It Go” has been viewed as an anthem for the LGBTQ community, which has led many people to ask that in the movie’s sequel Elsa be given a female love interest. They’re using the hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend to do it, too!

People aren’t just doing this on a whim, either. For many people, the idea of a major Disney princess being represented as a member of the LGBTQ community could transform the way gay and lesbian children growing up see themselves in media portrayals.

The hashtag got so big that the movie’s own writer-director, Jennifer Lee, finally spoke out about Elsa’s love life. “I love everything people are saying [and] people are thinking about with our film―that it’s creating dialogue, that Elsa is this wonderful character that speaks to so many people,” she told Huffington Post. “It means the world to us that we’re part of these conversations.”

Not exactly a ringing endorsement, but it makes sense that she’d be so careful. After all, for all of the excited and happy folks out there who are in favor of Elsa’s queerness, there are even more people who think it absolutely should not happen.

For some people, it wasn’t an issue of Elsa being a lesbian, it was an issue of Elsa having a love interest at all! For some, the focus on the character’s love life seems to take away from the power of the original story.

Elsa wouldn’t be the first openly gay character in a Disney property, either. Actor Joshua Rusk has been playing Disney’s first gay teen on their new show Andi Mack.

The times they are a-changin’, and it’s great to see that Disney isn’t scared to talk about changing too. Talk about some pretty impressive steps forward, right?

Source

‘Roseanne’ is back! The first trailer for the show’s reboot is finally here

The long wait is finally over for fans of hit TV show Roseanne. Filming for the series revival has been concluded in Los Angeles and a date has been announced for the season premiere.

The first episode is expected to hit the screen on March 27, 2018. This is smack dab in the middle of spring. It will show on Tuesday at 8pm ET. The original show also occupied the same slot in its last two seasons.

A total of nine episodes will make the revival and fans are eagerly anticipating more. Roseanne Barr will be returning to her role alongside husband Dan, played by John Goodman.

The new trailer is out
The trailer for Season 10 of Roseanne is out and it looks like a lot has not changed. Besides Roseanne and Dan, other members of the family are still on the show.

Laurie Metcalf plays Aunt Jackie, Alicia Goranson is Becky, Sara Gilbert plays Darlene and Michael Fishman is on as D.J.

And the familiar family couch somehow made it into the new series. Talk about continuity. The couch was more or less a member of the family for all nine seasons.

There are also some minor changes. Sarah Chalke, who played Becky (or “Becky 2” as they call her) during the later seasons of the original series, will return as a new character Andrea.

Tribute to Glenn Quinn
Quinn played Mark in the original series. He was Becky’s boyfriend and later got married to her. He passed on at the age of 32 in 2002. It has been confirmed by ABC that they will integrate Quinn’s death into the series by mentioning that Mark had also passed on.

Fans may miss Mark as he was one of the most important characters on the show. Still, his memory will live on.

Source

30 famous movie scenes before and after special effects

With movies now having budgets of millions of dollars, production houses spent large sums on procuring the best available CGI.

Hollywood movies these days are made on budgets of millions of dollars; a fact that is not altogether surprising when you consider how much is at stake for the production houses for each of these movies. The relation between budget and profit is almost always linear: the more you spend, the more you earn, which means few shy away from spending the big bucks.

The surge of money into movies have meant there’s enough to spare for spectacular CGI. Hundreds of movies with hyper-realistic action scenes have hit the theatres in recent times, and millions around the world have oohed and aahed at how amazing they look. But despite how fun they look on screen, the behind the camera of these scenes are often…unspectacular. Here are 30 before and after special effects for some popular movies.

#30 The Walk

#29 Tomorrowland

#28 Alice in Wonderland

#27 Suicide Squad

#26 Deadpool

#25 The Walk

#24 Planet of the Apes

#23 Kong: Skull Island

#22 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

#21 Bladerunner 2049

#20 Guardians of the Galaxy

#19 Wonder Woman

#18 Suicide Squad

#17 Beauty and the Beast

#16 The Jungle Book

#15 The Avengers

#14 Game of Thrones

#13 Deadly Honeymoon

#12 Life of Pi

#11 Boardwalk Empire

#10 The Avengers

#9 Iron Man

#8 Alice in Wonderland

#7 The Hunger Games

#6 The Hobbit

#5 Avatar

#4 Game of Thrones

#3 Captain America

#2 Gravity

#1 District 9

Source

Disney princess then and now: artist recreates cartoon characters to show what they would look like today

A lot has changed in the last several years. From technology to medicine and even fashion trends. So how much change do we imagine cartoon characters have undergone?

Well, an artist named Isabelle Staub is recreating Disney Princesses into what they might look like today. Some of these characters have been in existence for years. Take Snow White, for example, who was released in 1937. We have to wonder what would change about her if she was created using modern trends.

Isabelle posts some of the best before/afters of these Disney beauties on her Instagram page, @Isabelle_staub. Her blend of colours, attention to details and just the overall upgrade that the ladies undergo is quite gorgeous to see. Check them out below.

1. Cinderella

This is so much cooler than the real thing. The colours, the effect and the modernisation of her look have us nodding in approval.

2. Snow White

Isabelle’s version holds on to the looks and innocence of the young character while also portraying her inner strength.

3. Mulan

Tougher, prettier and ready to own the world.

4. Jasmine

Peep her stunning cheekbones.

5. Ariel

When we thought we couldn’t love her any deeper. Beautiful.

6. Belle

Topnotch work!

7. Anastasia

This talented lady is bringing back our childhood in the best way.

8. Aurora, Sleeping Beauty

We bet Disney cartoons would be so much better if Isabelle were the cartoonist.

9. Tiana

We’re so in love with the pretty blue highlights.

10. Pocahontas

Even fiercer than the real thing.

Isabelle Staub is certainly a very creative and skilled artist. For more beautiful photos like these, check out her Instagram page.

Source

8 famous cartoons that were changed in other countries

Something we don’t always consider when watching animated movies is what happens when the film is released internationally. How do they make the film more viewer-friendly and relatable to specific audiences?

You might not have put a lot of thought into it before, but it’s fascinating to see the changes that have been made to animated films for an international audience!

From the text within the film to the food and characters, these animated movies have several details adjusted so that they can resonate beyond a North American crowd. Here are some examples:

1. Zootopia. Filmmakers switched the moose depending on where the film was being shown. As seen in the image below, the moose was swapped out for a panda for Chinese audiences.

2. Up. Some films will adjust the text in their movies to cater to every language, in this instance from the animated film Up they simply replaced the words “Paradise Falls” on the jug with a picture of the location.


3. Toy Story 2. This scene in Toy Story 2 had to be adapted to be inclusive of every country. They even had to change the music since the US national anthem was playing in the original.

4. Inside Out. Children in North America might consider being forced to eat broccoli the ultimate punishment, but children in Japan enjoy eating it. In order to make this scene work, filmmakers changed the broccoli to green peppers.

5. Inside Out. Although hockey might apply to North America, especially Canada, it doesn’t make much sense to be the sport of choice for the rest of the world. For its international audience, Inside Out used soccer instead.

6. Monsters University. Another example where an animated film avoided translating text into a multitude of languages, Monsters University decided to go Greek to avoid the extra work.

7. Monsters University. Text on cupcakes would get tricky when translating “be my pal” into a variety of languages. In order to avoid this confusing change, filmmakers switched the letters to adorable little Minion faces.

8. Making changes in a scene to work for every country doesn’t always pan out smoothly. Here’s an example of an instance where filmmakers missed out on an extra laugh with their adjustment.

Source

Nostalgia: 6 best melodramas of the 90s

No matter how great our current life is, our hearts are sometimes nostalgic for the past. Let’s look back at the nineties. That period was somebody’s youth and somebody else’s childhood. Many films from the nineties have not lost their relevance and are still as popular as ever. It doesn’t even matter that these films are a world away from today’s special effects, gloss, and action. They still give us warm and happy feelings and emotions.

“Ghost”

This is a romantic melodrama with a very successful cast, including Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze, and stunning Whoopi Goldberg. A couple of lovers are returning home from the theater when a robber attacks them. Sam (Patrick Swayze) dies, and his ghost finds out that his beloved Molly is in danger. To warn and save Molly’s life, Sam’s spirit appears to Oda Mae Brown, who is believed to be a medium. Eager to know what happened further? Then, it’s time to watch this film!

“Pretty Woman”

Pretty woman, walking down the street… And the melancholic melody sounds in my head… “Pretty Woman” is a romantic movie about a meeting between the experienced billionaire Edward Lewis and Vivian Ward, a girl for one night. However, a night turns out to be too short. Behind the vulgar appearance and cheeky behavior of Vivian, Lewis sees a beautiful, fragile woman. Because he is busy all the time, “Pygmalion” entrusts his “Galatea” to his personal assistant Barney Thompson (performed by Hector Elizondo). This movie will really take your breath away!

“The English Patient”

They met too late… And it seemed like they were made for each other. She is a married woman, and he is a lonely explorer of deserts. A wonderful feeling flares up between these two hearts yearning for love. A feeling that is huge, unbidden, and forbidden. And despite all its joy, it brings pain and suffering to all three in the triangle. This is a serious story for adults since it raises questions about betrayal and devotion, passion and love, duties and principles.

“Never Been Kissed”

The film tells the story of a 25-year-old girl who has never had a single relationship in her entire life. Drew Barrymore brilliantly portrays the role of the main character, Josie Geller, who is a rookie journalist. The editor’s office assigns her a story about high school students, their problems, and typical teenage life. Most importantly, the reportage should be scandalous, piquant, and necessarily in the first person.

“How to Make an American Quilt”

Finn, a young student, visits her grandmother for the summer to write a diploma. Although being engaged, shortly before the wedding, she realizes that something is wrong in her life. Her summer trip partly becomes an escape and a chance to think about her life, understand herself, and consider the circumstances. Besides, the girl is eager to figure out what love is and where it comes from. Every evening, her grandmother’s friends gather in her living room to make a large quilt together. This time, they are making a quilt that is going to be a wedding gift! And the women tell their stories of life and love…

“The Bridges of Madison County”

In 1987, a brother and sister arrive at the house of Francesca Johnson, their recently deceased mother, to see the settlement of their mother’s estate. All of a sudden, they stumble upon their mother’s diary, where Mrs. Johnson’s hand tells how 4 days can change the life of two people. Francesca, who got married 22 years ago, was unhappy. Once, a man asks her the way to the bridge, and this incident that seems meaningless at first glance gives birth to an eternal love.

Although these films are quite different, they all have something to learn from. So, if you suddenly feel an acute lack of emotional films, you should add these melodramas to your list of must-watch movies!

Source