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D23 Expo Whets Appetites for Upcoming Toons

Taking a marketing page from Comic-Con, Disney’s D23 Expo offered bits and pieces of news, highlights of upcoming animated fare and meet-and-greets with talent for die-hard fans this ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Air Mater’ Short Included with Cars 2 DVD/Blu-ray

Disney Home Ent. will make Pixar’s Cars 2 available on Blu-ray, Combo pack, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and for movie download on Nov. 1, 2011. Among the many bonus features packed with the movie ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel Preps ‘Fairies’ Special and Contest

Get ready for a new special featuring Tinker Bell and her other Fairy friends as Disney Channel premieres Pixie Hollow Games this fall. The special, which is part of the successful ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s D23 Expo Boasts Stars & Sneaks

Disney’s ultimate fandom expo, taking place August 19 – 21 at the Anaheim Convention Center, has announced its planned sneak peeks and appearances by stars from upcoming films, ... Continue Reading →
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Back to the Days of Christopher Robin & Pooh

Disney returns to the basics with the terrific 2D movie Winnie the Pooh, which is inspired by five classic stories by A. A. Milne. In this day and age, when everyone is trying to jump ... Continue Reading →
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Sweet Serpent – ‘The Ballad of Nessie’

Stevie Wermers-Skelton and Kevin Deters’ charming Ballad of Nessie brings a certain lake-dwelling Scottish monster to animated life. Here’s a lesson for animation students: Don’t ... Continue Reading →
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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 →