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The team behind Disney’s ‘Moana’ made admirable efforts to understand Polynesian culture

It looks like the geniuses behind Disney’s Moana took the research aspect of their job pretty seriously, having travelled to the Pacific Islands to better understand the traditions and beliefs of the people. In a brand new featurette, the cast and crew discuss their discoveries, and how they helped craft the story of Moana. “Writing songs for the […]

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‘Moana’ gets a spectacular new trailer with more of Dwayne Johnson’s Maui

Disney’s first Polynesian princess is no damsel by the looks of the latest trailer, which is heavy on the action and spot on with the comedy. Set 2000 years ago in the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, a born navigator called Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) sets sail in search of a fabled island. It’s during […]

It gets manic in ‘The Lighthouse’

Watch the first trailer for Disney’s ‘Moana’

It’s an exciting year for Walt Disney Pictures and for young children everywhere, who will soon have a new princess to look up to. Moana is an upcoming animated film written by a slew of Hollywood talents including Thor: Ragnarok and Hunt for the Wilderpeople director Taika Waititi, and will feature Disney’s first Polynesian princess. Fans have already caught a glimpse […]

It gets manic in ‘The Lighthouse’