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’Animation Throwdown’ Is Available to All After Geo-Limited Beta The collectible card game app featuring a mashup of Fox animation characters is live in the Play Store, packed with ... Continue Reading →
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Spielberg and Ford Reunite as Indiana Jones Returns to Theaters July 19, 2019 Director Steven Spielberg and star Harrison Ford are on board a fifth film for the adventure franchise. New ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maleficent’ Director Among Gumby Fest Guests

This year’s Gumby Fest Stop Motion Festival (gumbyfest.net) will be celebrating the iconic claymation character’s 60th birthday with 16 presentations by TV and film professionals ... Continue Reading →
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The Building Blocks of an Animated Franchise

Is anybody surprised that The LEGO Movie opened huge? It is the perfect storm film for today’s Hollywood: a digitally animated movie based on a video game that’s based on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moshi Monsters’ U.K. Debut Imminent

On December 20, a very cuddly-cute invasion of strange beings will descend on U.K. theaters as the animated Moshi Monsters: The Movie arrives. The feature adaptation of the popular ... 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 →
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Indiana Jones Swings into Zynga Adventure

Grab your bullwhips, kids! Swarthy archeologist/adventurer Indiana Jones is debuting in the latest title from social gaming masters Zynga, Adventure World, via a new chapter titled ... Continue Reading →
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Real Numbers Push ‘Smurfs’ to No. 2 Spot

Although on Monday, studios were projecting that Universal/DreamWorks’ Cowboys & Aliens and Sony Animation’s The Smurfs where sharing the Number One Spot at the box office this ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: Spielberg and Jackson Talk About ‘Tintin’

On Friday, Spielberg, Jackson and actor Andrew Serkis were all present to treat Hall H audiences with a sneak peak at the December Paramount release and share tidbits about the making ... Continue Reading →