In a formidable little bit of pre-launch advertising, Disney as we speak announced mainly each film and TV present coming to its upcoming streaming service Disney+ by means of a large Twitter thread. The thread, which was posted in chronological order beginning with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, reveals not simply Disney’s best-known titles but in addition its lengthy tail of cult classics, flops, oddities, and different lesser-known movies.
Up to now, Disney has marketed the intensive catalog coming to Disney+, which launches on November 12, by highlighting the highest titles from Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, NatGeo, and extra.
It has additionally touted its dozens of upcoming authentic productions like The Mandalorian, a Woman and the Tramp remake, a Rogue One prequel, Excessive College Musical: The Musical: The Sequence, and many others.
However as we speak’s Twitter thread is a reminder that Disney’s again catalog goes deep.
For each Disney animation basic, there’s a crappy direct-to-video sequel, like Belle’s Magical World, for instance. There are the tacky 80’s TV reveals. There are the And whereas Pixar could have spun Toy Story into one in every of its best-known franchises, it additionally produced the broadly panned Vehicles 2.
Then there are the titles that you’ll have forgotten — or by no means knew existed within the first place — from Meet the Deedles to Zenon Girl of the 21st Century to Fuzzbucket to The Computer Who Wore Tennis Shoes to that film in regards to the nation bears.
For anybody who grew up on Disney, the listing is a nostalgic look again at not simply the studio’s hits, but in addition the titles that had shortly pale out of your reminiscence, or people who even make you cringe.
Whereas most streaming providers as we speak spherical out their catalog lineup with much less in style content material to be able to declare a bigger variety of complete titles out there, they don’t have a tendency to advertise their B motion pictures and crappy TV reveals in any of their advertising or promoting, for apparent causes.
Disney’s strategy, by comparability, is refreshingly clear.
When you could by no means have watched The Biscuit Eater or Justin Morgan Had a Horse or The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, and will by no means care to, Disney+ is no less than letting you recognize what kind of filler content material comes together with your $6.99 per 30 days subscription.
As you scroll your method down via one of many greatest tweetstorms ever, you’ll possible come throughout just a few area of interest titles that attraction to you, regardless of not being the stuff of headlines. And since every title will get its personal tweet, you possibly can let everybody know precisely how excited you’re for The Cat from Outer House, or the rest that strikes you.
Disney+ is available for pre-order forward of its Nov. 12 launch.