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New Tangled trailers released

Tangled – Disney’s take on the classic story of Rapunzel is set to release on Nov. 24. New trailers are being released. Here is the new domestic and international trailer.

H/T AnimatedNews

Community Comments

#1 Nick Perkins
September/17/2010
@ 9:51 am

First one looks terribly unfinished, but I love the second one. Definitely taking my daughter to this.

#2 Dave Stephens
September/17/2010
@ 1:39 pm

Looks hilarious – and for that, I’ll brave the tortures of the music…

#3 Ted Rall
September/18/2010
@ 10:52 am

Looks as awful as it sounds.

#4 R Pyle
September/18/2010
@ 11:04 am

I’m almost embarrassed to admit that I’m old enough to remember when hair was one of the biggest challenges of 3D animation. Good to see they’ve refined the filters to this extent.

#5 Shane Davis
September/18/2010
@ 10:53 pm

Is anyone else weary yet of this insipid formula of a tough-as-nails but pretty-as-an-angel girl hero, a clumsy but oafish, well meaning guy hero and snarky animal sidekicks (providing slapstick, wisecracking comic relief) lamely jaunting about against galactically moronic villians who are about as scary as a glass of room temperature milk?

At what point does this worn out, intellectually vacant garbage go away? Yeah, animated kid’s movies aren’t supposed to be ‘Blade Runner’ to begin with, but this tripe makes ‘Dumbo’, ‘Pinocchio’,’Bambi’ and ‘Cinderella’ look like ‘Sunset Boulevard’ or ‘Touch of Evil’.

Do they really think kids are that mentally lethargic? Whatever happened to films like ‘Watership Down’?

Disney just depresses me these days…

#6 Mike Peterson
September/19/2010
@ 5:12 am

The sad thing is that kids get what kids get because that’s what adults think kids should get. Whether it’s this formulaic crap or the horrors of Dr. Suess live-action, the kids haven’t been around long enough to ask what Shane asks — what happened to Bambi and Snow White?

Part of it is pack-mentality. JK Rowling writes a best-seller about a young wizard and we’re inundated with formulaic crappy books about wizards and vampires, nobody realizing that the success of Harry Potter was that she didn’t talk down to the kids with a lot of formulaic crap (well, at least until the last couple books in the series).

Part of it is parental laziness. They’ll take the kids to the movie, even if it’s crapola, because it’s at the cineplex. And if they don’t, grandma will buy the kids the DVD for Christmas.

I went with the grandkids to “How to Train Your Dragon” and it was fun to go out to a movie with them, but it surely can’t have been the experience my folks had when we went to see “Sleeping Beauty.”

#7 Ted Rall
September/19/2010
@ 7:41 am

When my six-year-old saw the trailer for “How to Train Your Dragon,” he said: “That looks really dumb. I want to see it.”

The American psyche in nine words.

#8 Mike Peterson
September/19/2010
@ 4:35 pm

Alan, if people can decide to “hide” valid comments about artistic merit out of personal pique, you’ve found a system that doesn’t work.

#9 Jerry Z.
September/19/2010
@ 4:40 pm

Yeah just because someone’s unpopular, doesn’t mean his comments should be removed. It’s kind of a form of censorship.

#10 Robert George
September/20/2010
@ 9:06 am

Its worth pointing out Pixar, Disney owned, puts out stuff that is imo better ad more sophisticated than most of the classic Disney cannon. The best simply don’t work at Disney proper any more.

#11 Matt Bors
September/20/2010
@ 11:15 am

I love how it says “Comment generated mixed reviews.” under some of them like it’s Rotten Tomatoes.

My review: (2 out of 5 stars)

Ted Rall is back with his latest comment on an internet board. His two sentence comment is a follow up to his previous (and shorter) comment above, where he states simply “Looks as awful as it sounds.” Unfortunately that statement could be applied to his latest work–a pedantic attack on the American psyche itself. And using his child as a puppet to go potty on middle American values.

His comment about his six-year-old’s comment on a movie leaves a lot to be desired for a follow up to his much-hyped indie comment earlier in the day. (Perhaps why he chose to release it in early Fall, a notorious time for cartoonists to dump comments that might not perform so well.)

Rall is good at what he does, but this time around he dodges the elephant in the room–namely, the insipid tastes of his child. How could such an educated man of refined taste spawn such an ingrate? Does he hate is child? Or, more disturbing still, have Rall’s own horrible tastes been passed to his son? In this reading we can view the comment as a work of self-loathing–perhaps unknowingly. Could this unnamed child even be a projection of Rall’s own tortured psyche–the one he claims is “dumb.”

Rall leaves these questions unanswered, opting instead for an easy, poorly timed Hollywood ending. He states: “The American psyche in nine words.”

I have nine words for you: “Whatever you do, do not read Rall’s latest comment.” Sometimes a commenter must indulge in artistic masturbation between blockbusters. But don’t write off Rall. Here he falters, but we know soon he’ll be back trading barbs with Scott Kurtz in comments that are sure to get, like, 6 or 7 dislikes.

It’s the print v. web rumble everyone wants to see. Even a six-year-old can grasp that.

#12 Scott Metzger
September/20/2010
@ 11:32 am

Matt – that was great.

#13 Mike Peterson
September/20/2010
@ 4:51 pm

Imagine what this nation will become if people are free to read Ted Ralls’ child’s opinions of upcoming animated features!

#14 Ted Rall
September/21/2010
@ 5:24 pm

Alan: What on earth are you thinking?

#15 John Read
September/21/2010
@ 7:35 pm

Alan, I’m with Ted on this one. What possible good is served by counting the number of “Like” and “Dislike” votes? Please, explain…

#16 Tom Wood
September/21/2010
@ 9:18 pm

Heh.

I thought Ted’s question was in response to Mike Peterson’s question about the impact of Ted’s children’s opinions about new movies. With a dad like Ted, I trust they have good taste.

But what the rating system is really doing is a bit of manipulation. Instead of responding to a comment we don’t like, we can hit the ‘Dislike’ button and feel vindicated that we’ve slayed that comment. I’ll bet there’s even data that shows this works to cut down on contentious comments.

The problem with it is that the polarizing comments get buried so it’s an extra click to see them. Which makes the site a little less user friendly for those of us who don’t mind it when someone throws the china at the wall.

So I then I gotta ‘Like’ on Ted and Scott’s comments to help get them back out of the dungeon.

Bleah. Not user friendly.

#17 Anne Hambrock
September/21/2010
@ 9:32 pm

Where do I click to rate the rating system? :-)

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