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‘Rango’ Rides Home with Top Annie Prize

In what may be a bellwether for Oscar night, Paramount/Nickelodeon’s quirky CG-animated feature Rango won the prize for Best Picture at the Annie Awards this Saturday (Feb.4). The ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Oscar Nominees React to Happy News

We were lucky enough to catch up with some of the talented artists who were nominated for Oscars this morning. Here is what they had to say about waking up and getting the big courtship ... Continue Reading →
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2011 Animated Oscar Noms Offer Surprises

The nominees for the 84th annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to A Cat in Paris Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli (GKids) Chico ... Continue Reading →
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Tintin Takes Home Another Best Animated Trophy

Continuing its winning streak after taking the Golden Globe Award a week ago, Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin took home the Producers Guild Award for Best Animated Feature ... Continue Reading →
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Expanding the Magical World of William Joyce

How Hurricane Katrina and a veteran children’s book advocate in New York City inspired an award-winning animated short and popular iPad app. Many months before critical favorites ... Continue Reading →
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Penguins’ ‘Operation Blowhole’ Arrives on DVD

Penguins of Magadascar, Nickelodeon’s CG-animated spinoff of its popular movie series has slowly been building up steam and picking up various awards since it debuted in March of ... Continue Reading →
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Who Won The 2011 Animated B.O. Derby?

Now that we have embarked on a brand new year, it’s a good time to look back and see how our favorite animated movies performed at the box office in 2011. Here’s a quick snapshot ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Said

One of the true pioneers of comic books, Joe Simon, passed away last week at the age of 98. Unlike his early creative partner Jack Kirby, Joe never worked directly in the toon trenches, ... Continue Reading →
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A Grand Adventure

Global sensation Tintin finally arrives in America, thanks to a spectacular movie directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson. Spielberg, Jackson, Tintin. Those three ... Continue Reading →
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Five Toons Land Golden Globe Nominations

The five Golden Globe nominees in the Best Animated Feature category were announced this morning in Beverly Hills. They are: Among the well-reviewed movies that didn’t make the ... Continue Reading →