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Pixar Has Been Referencing 'The Shining' In Their Movies For Decades, And Here's Why

We all watched Pixar movies when we were growing up. They were family friendly, funny, and full of heart. They were some of the few kids movies that even our parents would enjoy when we put them on. But what you probably never realized was that many of your favorite Pixar movies have an unexpected connection to a horror movie. PixarThat's right, movies like Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and even the recently released movie Coco all have ties back to one of the most iconic horror movies of all time. The Shining came out in 1980 and it influenced a

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5 Questions We All Have About Disney Movies That Still Keep Us Up At Night

Listen, I know suspension of disbelief is important, especially with cartoons. But here's the thing, sometimes these moments leave you with big enough questions that distract you from the rest of the movie. Obviously all these movies are amazing no matter what, but these silly little things make us wonder even after all these years. Whether it's a weird continuity problem or just a logistical error, these little moments just raise a lot of questions and we want answers! 1. Ariel, please can't you just write a letter? Walt DisneyAriel, she took your voice, not your brain. You value your

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11 Disney Reboots That Are Getting Made, Whether You Want Them Or Not

Disney movies were one of those things that you treasured with all of your heart. If you were anything like me, you had a collection of those white puffy cases on VHS and were really proud of how many you had accumulated. The thing is, Disney has continued making great movies in recent years, even though they don't exactly look how we remember them looking. Sure, everything is a little bit more 3D and perhaps slightly too realistic, but the stories will still hit you right in the heart. However, lately they have been turning their sights onto something a

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I've Only Just Realized All Disney Princesses Are Missing A Body Part And I'm Bothered

During my childhood, there was never a moment I didn't wish I was a Disney princess. While I was partial to Belle, I felt a deep investment to all of the characters, who made me believe in happily-ever-afters.Growing up, I had watched each movie at least a dozen times, but I never realized something was missing, particularly, a body part.This isn't the only time the princesses have shared key attributes, as it was previously uncovered why they are predominately seen dressed in blue.DisneyIt's also interesting to note that most of their mothers have either passed away or

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11 Things You Didn't Know About The Greatest Bobsled Team Of All Time

Have we just been transported back in time, or did our favorite childhood movie just become reality? Now that the Winter Olympics are in full swing in Sochi, we have all eyes on the Jamaica bobsled team and we are getting flashbacks of our favorite underdog team.Cool Runnings was that movie you watched on the Disney channel as a kid 25 years ago. Based on a true story, this 1993 movie has only gotten better with age as we re-watch and relive the experience that captured us more than two decades ago. Telling the story of the first Jamaican

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Don't Freak Out, But Toy Story Land Is Happening

YOU. GUYS. I hope you've got some money in the bank and vacation days ready to be taken, because Disney is opening Toy Story Land and it's about to get real. Admittedly, this isn't breaking news. In 2015, Disney announced they'd be unveiling an 11-acre park dedicated entirely to Toy Story. "Toy Story Land will invite guests to step into the whimsical world of Pixar Animation Studios' blockbuster films where playtime stretches longer than a Slinky Dog. Guests will feel like they've shrunk to the size of a toy as they play in Andy's backyard with their favorite Toy Story

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6 Facts About 'Rolie Polie Olie' Other Than He's Small And Smart And Round

I don't think I'm alone when I say one of my first memories of watching television included the children's show Rolie Polie Olie. I remember being in awe of the family-friendly robots and their zany activities. It offered a world I otherwise would have never imagined, and delivered life lessons I still remember to this day. To celebrate this awesome series, here are six facts that'll make you wish you could travel back in time and watch this show with fresh eyes again!1. Rolie Polie Olie was one of the first completely CGI television cartoons for preschoolersThis helped the

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15 Nifty Facts About Pixar - Including Why 'Incredibles 2' Kept Us Waiting So Long

If childhood memories had a "Made in..." stamp on them, a lot of yours would probably say "Emeryville, California."That's where Pixar Animation Studios has their (seriously cool) headquarters.If you were raised on their awesome movies, you'll probably be interested in these facts about the studio.1. They love Easter eggsPixar has so many hidden jokes and eye-catchers they can't fit in one entry, but let's start with that iconic Pizza Planet truck from Toy Story.It pops up in every Pixar film, but you need sharp eyes to spot it. Or you could watch this video that rounds

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10 Times That 'Recess' Described Our Childhoods Perfectly

Recess was one of the greatest kid's shows to ever grace the television after school and on Saturday mornings. It may have been wildly exaggerated, but it was still more than a little relatable for all of us. It taught us more about life than we realized, and looking back, it did help shape my childhood. 1. Teacher's Lounge Every one of us always wondered what went on behind the door of the teacher's lounge. It was a somewhat mystical place, where we assumed that they sat there and smoked cigarettes, drank bourbon, and relaxed. In reality, they more likely