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[25 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Brave,’ ‘Paperman,’ ‘Lincoln’ Earn 2013 Oscars

Last night, Hollywood celebrated the performers, creators, and  at the 2013 Academy Awards. While Argo earned Best Picture, several Disney films were also honored with Oscars at the ceremony, which also included an appearance by the cast of The Avengers.
Following its wins at the BAFTAs, Golden Globes, and Annie Awards, Disney/Pixar’s recent film Brave earned the Oscar for Best Animated Feature. Co-directors Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman accepted the award, making Chapman the first woman to earn an Oscar for Best Animated Feature. The film beat out fellow Disney nominees Wreck-It Ralph and Frankenweenie. Also recognized …

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[17 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney to Distribute Copies of ‘Lincoln’ to Every Middle and High School in the U.S.

Last November, Steven Spielberg’s new film Lincoln brought the story of Abraham Lincoln and the passage of the thirteenth amendment to the screen. While the film achieved critical and box office success during its run in theaters and is currently nominated for several Academy Awards, including Best Picture, perhaps the film’s most lasting success may be yet to come. This week, Disney and Participant Media announced a new education outreach initiative, in which copies of Lincoln will be distributed to schools across the United States.
The new social action campaign, entitled “Stand Tall: …

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[11 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Studios Earns 17 Oscar Nominations

The Walt Disney Studios definitely has something to celebrate: the Oscar nominations were announced, and the company earned 17 nominations for their films!
Lincoln took the most nominations with 12 total, including a nomination for Best Picture. Additionally, Lincoln earned the distinction of being the most nominated film of the year. Other Disney films earned one nomination each, including Frankenweenie, Brave, Wreck-It Ralph, Paperman and The Avengers.
The 12 nominations for Lincoln include:

Best Picture
Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role – Daniel Day-Lewis
Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role – Sally Field
Performance By An Actor In A Supporting …

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[6 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Video: Extended Trailer for ‘Lincoln’ Released

The theatrical debut of Lincoln is now just one month away, and we’re so excited to see what’s in store with this important new film. Luckily, this week brought the release of a new extended trailer for the film, which debuted on Wednesday during the first presidential debate.
Lincoln, which stars Daniel-Day Lewis as the legendary president Abraham Lincoln and is directed by Stephen Spielberg, takes a look at Lincoln’s final months in office and the struggles he faced in passing the 13th amendment. The film is produced by Dreamworks Pictures, …

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[15 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Video: ‘Lincoln’ Trailer Released

We’ve been eagerly anticipating Stephen Spielberg’s upcoming film Lincoln, which stars Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln himself. Now, the official trailer for the film has been released, giving us our most in-depth look so far at this exciting new film.
Lincoln, which has a script penned by famed playwright Tony Kushner, tells the story of the 16th President’s final months in office and the struggles he faced, including the passage of the 13th Amendment and the end of the Civil War. In addition to Lewis, the film also stars Sally Field, …

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[22 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
First Look:  New Poster Released for ‘Lincoln’

We are very excited to bring you a first look at the poster released just today for the Steven Spielberg biopic Lincoln.  The film stars Daniel Day-Lewis as the United States’ sixteenth president, who led the country through the tumultuous Civil War Era.
Although the film is a Dreamworks Production, it will be distributed through Disney’s Touchstone Pictures.
Other stars featured in the film include Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln; Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Robert Todd Lincoln; Tommy Lee Jones as Republican Congressional Leader Thaddeus Stevens; and David Strathairn as Secretary of …

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[11 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
First Look at Daniel Day Lewis in “Lincoln”

Steven Spielberg’s biopic Lincoln focuses on the last four months of the president’s life, as well as the strategies he employed to outlaw slavery forever. Now, we have a first look at Daniel Day Lewis in the title role of the film – doesn’t he look uncannily like our former president?
DreamWorks Lincoln will see a limited release in theaters beginning November 9, with a wide release November 16. In addition to Daniel Day Lewis, the film also stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Jared Harris, David Straithairn and Sally Field.

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[21 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Release Date for Steven Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’

Steven Spielberg’s epic biopic Lincoln, which stars two-time Oscar-winner Daniel Day-Lewis in the title role, finally has a release date – but it will be up against some heavy box office competition.
At first, the film will see a limited release on November 9, with a wide release following November 16. It will open shortly after the new James Bond film Skyfall, as well as Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina adaptation and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. Sources say Spielberg isn’t particularly worried about that film, however, as Breaking …