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How Women Modernized the Disney Princess BuzzFeed‘s Ariane Lange revisits the studio’s post-Walt princess history to follow the path of evolution from Ariel to Moana, with ... Continue Reading →
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A Voyage of the Heart

Visits to the people and places of the South ... Continue Reading →
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Persevering, with Delicacy

Director Claude Barras faced technical and emotional challenges in adapting a heartfelt and sensitive tale into the award-winning feature My Life as a Zucchini. It would be almost ... Continue Reading →
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Onboard Sony Animation’s ‘Vivo’

As the plaudits for Moana roll in like ocean waves, there’s more good news for songwriter and Broadway hit-maker Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Deadline Hollywood reports he has secured ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ponoc Teases ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’

An ex-Ghibli reunion is heading to Japanese theaters next summer as Studio Ponoc — founded by former Studio Ghibli producer Yoshiaki Nishimura — will release its first animated ... Continue Reading →
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21st Century Fox Makes $14.6 Billion Bid to Take Full Control of Sky Murdoch, Incorporated seeks to grow its media empire on the other side of the Atlantic by snapping up the remaining ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks & Netflix Release ‘Trollhunters’ Featurette

Take a glimpse at the latest magical world to spring from the imagination of Guillermo del Toro with a new featurette for DreamWorks’ Trollhunters, premiering exclusively on Netflix ... Continue Reading →
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Take a Memo: New ‘Boss Baby’ Trailer Is Born

Ohhhh, poop-doody — things are getting real in the Templeton household in the new official trailer for DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby (out March 31, 2017). Complete with ... Continue Reading →
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Drawing the Battle Lines

Animated documentary 25 April recreates the stories of those who fought the iconic WWI battle that proved definitive for New Zealand and Australia. Last year was the centennial of the ... Continue Reading →
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Kodansha Comics Launches the ‘Attack on Titan’ Manga App The mega-hit manga gets a shiny new digital package for iOS through Madefire. Includes updated chapters, graphic novels ... Continue Reading →