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Van Dyke, ‘Downton’ Stars Guest on Disney Shows

Disney is rolling out the guest voices for two of its most popular series, with Dick Van Dyke adding his talents to Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and cast members from the PBS hit Downton ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mary Poppins,’ ‘The Hole’ Added to Film Registry

Disney’s Mary Poppins, the Hubley’s animated short The Hole and sci-fi epic Forbidden Planet are among the 25 titles added to the National Film Registry of the Library of ... Continue Reading →
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Hot Discs: ‘Despicable Me 2,’ ‘Futurama,’ ‘Mary Poppins’

Since there are only a couple of weeks left until the holidays, the studios are releasing some of their big titles on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Among the many hot new animated titles ... Continue Reading →
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Illuminating Shorts

Our reporter zeroes in four toons that represent the rich diversity of talent spotlighted at the Annecy Festival this year. Anyone looking for a panorama of the modern animation scene ... Continue Reading →
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D23 Unveils Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features

Disney will put its long animation history in the spotlight at D23′s Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features, set for August 11-12 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. The ... Continue Reading →
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NewTek to Toast VFX Artists at the TV Academy

Leading 3D animation and tech tool manufacturer NewTek will host a special tribute to Emmy-winning LightWave vfx artists on Nov. 10 at the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences. Actress Jeri ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Monkeys Around with ‘Curious George’ Pics

Fans of Margaret and H.A. Rey’s mischievous monkey Curious George will be seeing a lot of him on PBS this holiday season. PBS Kids will feature the original Curious George movie ... Continue Reading →