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‘Transformers’ Morphs into Box Office Monster

We might need to roll out a new definition for blockbuster and call it Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The movie, based on the Hasbro toys and classic 1980s animated TV series, had ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Hires Writer for Long-Developing ‘King of the Elves’

King of the Elves, an animated adaptation of a Philip K. Dick story that has been in development for years at Disney, is apparently on again. According to a report in Variety, the studio ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 2′ Co-Director Brad Lewis Heads to Digital Domain

Having navigated Pixar’s Cars 2 to the finish line as co-director to John Lasseter, Brad Lewis has signed on to directed original animated feature films for Digital Domain Media ... Continue Reading →
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On the Autobahn of Fun

John Lasseter and his A-Team at Pixar up the ante for Lightning McQueen, Mater and the rest of their four-wheel buddies in the summer’s highly anticipated sequel, Cars 2. Far ... Continue Reading →
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The ‘Toy Story’ Toy That Got Away

Tales From the Toon Trenches: From the Files of Michael Mallory Editor’s Note: Author and journalist Michael Mallory has been covering the animation and visual effects scene for over ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 2′ Poised to Burn Up the Box Office Track

Pixar is ready to race back into theaters this weekend with the release of its long-awaited sequel, Cars 2. The feature, directed by Pixar and Disney Animation creative chief John Lasseter, ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar News: Untitled 2013 Release; Austin Fetes Lasseter

Disney has scheduled an untitled 3D movie from Pixar for release in theaters Nov. 27, 2013. According to a report on Deadline.com, the release will be an original feature and not a ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces Student Oscar Winners

Twelve students from nine U.S. colleges and universities and three students from outside the U.S. have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ ... Continue Reading →
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Overseas Reviews, Clip from Disney’s ‘Winnie the Pooh’

Disney’s next 2D animated feature, Winnie the Pooh, doesn’t open in North America until July 15 — but it’s already playing overseas and doing fairly well with critics ... Continue Reading →
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Artwork From and A Chat With John Lasseter About ‘Tangled’

Disney’s Tangled is coming to home video in just a week, and the studio is supporting it with a look at some of the artwork behind the hair-raising tale and a talk with Disney ... Continue Reading →