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‘The Hobbit’ Continues to Draw Auds to Theaters

No animated movies made the U.S. top 10 this weekend, but several of 2012’s popular toons are still continuing to deliver strong numbers both stateside and overseas. Peter Jackson’s ... Continue Reading →
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Go Behind-the-Scenes of Disney’s ‘Princess Sofia’

The good folks at Disney Junior have offered us a great behind-the-scenes preview of their upcoming new series Princess Sofia. Following its highly rated movie premiere, Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Doc McStuffins’ Delivers Ratings Cure in the U.K.

Disney Junior’s hugely popular animated series Doc McStuffins has managed to deliver the goods in the U.K. as well. The animated preschool series Doc McStuffins has launched with ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Arrives on DVD/Blu-ray in March

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hit animated feature Wreck-It Ralph gets an early release on HD Digital and HD Digital 3D on February 12, 2013, followed by the 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo ... Continue Reading →
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Five Movies Nominated for Producers Guild Awards

It’s only the second day of the new year, and we already have more award season news about our favorite animated features. Today, we got word that the five animated features nominated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters University’ Delivers Clever TV Promo

TV fans were treated to a fun new spot promoting Pixar’s summer pic Monsters University during Tuesday’s Rose Bowl telecast (January 1st). The entertaining ad is a spin on the relentlessly ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Renews Charter Distribution Deal

The Walt Disney Company has re-upped its distribution agreement with Charter Communications, delivering customers content across TVs, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles ... Continue Reading →
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Pittsburg Animator Leland Hartman Dies at 82

Former Disney and Warner Bros. animator Leland “Lee” Hartman passed away at a nursing facility in Glen Hazel, PA on Dec. 24. He was diagnosed with dementia six years ago, shortly ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Is No. 1 Animated Pic of 2012

Brave, Disney/Pixar’s charming tale of a bold Scottish princess, took the crown as the best-selling animated movie of 2012. Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, the movie ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tad, the Lost Explorer’ Becomes Spain’s Top Animated Film

In 2012, while American animation fans were enjoying the usual handiworks of DreamWorks, Pixar, Disney, Sony and Fox, Spanish audiences chose to take in a home-grown feature about a ... Continue Reading →