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Here’s How ‘The Little Mermaid’ Saved Disney & Launched a Renaissance Era of Animation In the wake of continued chatter about a live-action remake from Disney, Kristin Lai ... Continue Reading →
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Heritage Presents Chuck Jones Auction for Grinch’s 50th

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, one of the most beloved animated TV holiday specials of all time. To help the mean green machine ... Continue Reading →
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New DreamWorks Offering Trolls Holds Preview at Cannes Voice stars Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick hit the Croisette to promote the upcoming animated musical-comedy. Open Road Joins ... Continue Reading →
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Jamie Foxx Voicing Lead in ‘Groove Tails’

Oscar winning actor and Grammy winning performer Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, Ray) has signed on to voice the lead role of “Biggz” in a new CG-animated family film titled ... Continue Reading →
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Musical ‘Looney Tunes’ Encore and More on Disc

The entree of this week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases is a new collection of cartoon classics, Looney Tunes: Musical Masterpieces (Warner Home, SRP $19.97). Feast your senses on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bugs Bunny at the Symphony’ Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Warner Bros. Consumer Products will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the film-meets-orchestra concert series Bugs Bunny at the Symphony with a special 20-city U.S. and Canada ... Continue Reading →
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Rare Cels Help Set Animation Auction Record

Over the weekend, Heritage Auctions — the largest auction house founded in the U.S. (HA.com) — put on a record-setting Animation Art auction. Rarities from Walt Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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Price Was Right, and a Farewell

After 163 entries over the course of 2½ years — all culled from the thousand or so interviews stowed inside my garage — I have decided that it is time to call a wrap on Tales from ... Continue Reading →
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$100k ‘Snow White’ Cels Among Animation Auction Lots

Profiles in History will be presenting an auction of significant pieces by legendary studios at its Animation Art Auction, taking place December 18-19. Among the gems is a lot consisting ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Turbo FAST’ Episodes Race to Netflix

Netflix is tuning up its speedy streaming content today as it launches six brand-new episodes of DreamWorks’ Turbo FAST today. The two-part, 22-minute episodes coincide nicely ... Continue Reading →