Sunday, April 30, 2017

Purists pooh-pooh Ewan McGregor in Disney Christopher Robin biopic

One of the most famous children in the world before he started school, the boy in Ernst Shepard's illustrations- and scores of dumbed-down direct-to-video Disney dreck- will get The Mouse Treatment, Hollywood Reporter says.

It will be fascinating to see how the screenplay treats Walt Disney's relentless- and successful- quest to get the Winnie-the-Pooh rights from the Milne Estate; they now generate billions a year in merchandise sales and have spawned a huge fake PoohQuotesMeme industry.

Here's Henry's profile of the quiet bookseller who grew out of the boy, and the dad who made him a myth.

No comments:

Post a Comment

We enjoy hearing from visitors! Please leave your questions, thoughts, wish lists, or whatever else is on your mind.