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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Vanessa Williams

If one is looking for a varied and successful career in a great many different fields, Vanessa Williams has known some profound ups and downs.  First coming to prominence as a Miss America winner–and the first black one ever–who was … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Big Hero 6

The Art Of Big Hero 6, by Jessica Jules, Preface by John Lasseter, Foreword by Don Hall and Chris Williams It can be a fascinating experience to read a book consisting mostly of artwork from a film that one has … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Frozen

The Art Of Frozen, by Charles Solomon, Preface by John Lasseter, Foreword by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee I must admit that Frozen is not a particular favorite of Disney films for me, and not only because of its insufferable … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Cars 3

The Art Of Cars 3, foreword by John Lasseter, Preface by Brian Fee, Introduction by Bill Cone & Jay Shuster When a film franchise is in its third film, a lot of the decisions about the main characters have already … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Moana

The Art Of Moana, by Jessica Julius and Maggie Malone, preface by John Lasseter, foreword by Ron Clements and John Musker In many ways, this book is fascinating.  Personally, I greatly enjoyed seeing the art of this particular movie and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of The Good Dinosaur

The Art Of The Good Dinosaur, foreword by John Lasseter, introduction by Peter Sohn My feelings about this book are a bit torn.  I must admit that I haven’t seen the movie it was based on, but the book does … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Incredibles 2

The Art Of Incredibles 2, foreword by John Lasseter, introduction by Brad Bird, edited by Karen Paik I have actually seen Incredibles 2, but I saw it almost by accident, in viewing it on the screens of someone else while … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Inside Out

The Art Of Inside Out, by Pete Docter This book is one of three that I picked up from the library on a lark figuring that they would have beautiful art and would be quick to read, and I was … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Diana Ross

Like some artists on this list of snubs, Diana Ross is technically in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Supremes, with whom she started her music career.  That said, like many artists, she not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Theatres Of Portland

Theatres Of Portland (Images Of America), by Gary Lacher and Steve Stone There is a feeling of considerable melancholy in looking at some of these images of the past.  And there is a certain degree of mixed feelings about its … Continue reading

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