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Henry Selick to Direct ‘A Tale Dark & Grimm’

Stop-motion master Henry Selick is moving to the world of live-action. The Oscar-nominated director of classics such as Coraline and A Nightmare Before Christmas has signed on to direct ... Continue Reading →
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China’s ‘Pleasant Goat’ Is in Big Trouble

Zhejiang TV in China is stopping airing the hugely popular children’s animated series Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf, says The Hollywood Reporter, after receiving complaints about ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki’s Fond Farewell

Legendary Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki bows out of the ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #234

The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design By Tod Polson [Chronicle Books, $40] Fans of classic animation gems such as Dumbo, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Plans Interactive ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Event

Beginning October 18 in select theaters, The Walt Disney Studios will offer a special engagement of Second Screen Live: The Nightmare Before Christmas, an interactive movie-going experience. Audiences ... Continue Reading →
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First-Time Directors On Board ‘Angry Birds’ Pic

Rovio Entertainment announced this week that Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis will direct the upcoming 3-D, CG-animated Angry Birds movie. The film is being produced by John Cohen and ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Closes Its Vancouver Operation

Pixar closed the doors of its Vancouver studio on Tuesday after three years of operation. Variety reported that close to 100 employees have lost their job as the result of this surprising ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Croods’ Is First DVD Mailed to Voters

The team at Fox/DreamWorks are hoping that being the first studio to send out their DVD screeners to Academy members will get them a head start in the wide-open Oscar race this year. ... Continue Reading →
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Details Leak Out on Marvel/Disney’s ‘Seekers of the Weird’

Marvel editor Bill Rosemann has revealed some details on the upcoming joint venture between Marvel Comics and Disney Imagineering, the new series titled Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of ... Continue Reading →
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El Capitan Gets ‘Frozen’ for Exclusive Opening

L.A. moviegoers will get a chance to ring in the holiday season early as the El Capitan Theatre offers an exclusive, advance engagement of Disney’s brand new CG comedy-adventure, ... Continue Reading →