Mickey Saves Christmas

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Dacey » October 25th, 2022, 2:08 pm

You haven’t given any “answers” to shoot down. :?
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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Daniel » October 25th, 2022, 2:28 pm

Plus, as I've said in the past and will no doubt again, it is no longer a "cable" series and has not aired on TV for years.

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Daniel » October 26th, 2022, 3:00 pm

Bret Iwan shared some behind-the-scenes photos of himself and his mini figure:

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As I deduced, it is in the style of the interstitials. So darn cute! Looks like there's some cotton around Mickey's legs, no doubt to mimic snow. What little we see of Santa's Workshop looks great. Tons of neat details like the toys on the shelf and where the presents drop from. I'm stoked!

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by EricJ » October 26th, 2022, 5:55 pm

...Whew. So looks like they ARE going for the Rankin-Bass retro.

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Daniel » October 27th, 2022, 2:04 pm

Yes, who'd a thunk it.

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Hidden Mickey! They look cute in their elf outfits.

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Daniel » October 30th, 2022, 2:49 pm

More promo pics:

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Magical. Steamboat Willie is still on the mantel! Santa looks adorable.

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Daniel » November 21st, 2022, 2:01 pm

Trailer:



Looks too adorable.

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Daniel » November 23rd, 2022, 2:46 pm

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When they're sleighing that is a nod to "Once Upon a Wintertime". It's framed the same way as they pass through the snow and mirrors it exactly when it changes perspective. That's so cool.

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Ben » November 24th, 2022, 4:34 am

That’s a neat touch.

I take it this will go to D+ after the airings? I’m hoping we can see it there in the UK.

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Daniel » November 24th, 2022, 4:56 am

Yep, next day on November 28.

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Ben » November 24th, 2022, 6:54 am

Nice! We'll save that for nearer Crimbo then! :)

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Daniel » November 25th, 2022, 4:43 pm

Interview with director David H. Brooks. Answers how they engineered Mickey's ear. Pretty nifty!

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Ben » November 25th, 2022, 8:37 pm

As I noted above, the ears intrigued me as I immediately noticed them as a very neat touch and something that would have been incredibly hard to pull off in stop-motion, let alone CG! And they did it like that!? That’s kind of insane, but brilliant!

As long as the story holds up and the characters stay true, this seems like it might be something quite special! :)

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Daniel » November 29th, 2022, 2:53 pm

Mickey Saves Christmas... more like Pluto Keeps Ruining Christmas. ;)

Thought the special was cute, but nothing grand. Couple of cute Easter eggs. Really enjoyed seeing them in stop-motion.

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Re: Mickey Saves Christmas

Post by Daniel » December 2nd, 2022, 12:58 pm

Cast and crew photos:

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By the way, it was revealed after I had answered you: UK Disney+ gets it December 9. Still works out, but just in case you wanted to watch it sooner!

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