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Credit Where Credit is Due?

One of the tasks of a cartoon historian is to research and identify as accurately as possible which artists and artisans worked on what projects. That, however, can be surprisingly ... Continue Reading →
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The Red Planet Revisited!

Pixar alum Andrew Stanton’s first live-action feature John Carter delivers a stunning blend of cutting-edge CG visual effects and gritty images that are grounded in the real world. Edgar ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Entrepreneurial comic-book legend Stan Lee has been selected by the Visual Effects Society’s board of directors as the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Lee will be honored ... Continue Reading →
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Zemeckis and ImageMovers Move to Universal

After being unceremoniously dropped by Disney, director Robert Zemeckis and his ImageMovers production entity have made a two-year first-look producing deal with Universal. Zermeckis ... Continue Reading →
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Zemeckis to Oversee ‘Gnome Attack’ at Sony

Robert Zemeckis has re-emerged at Sony Pictures Animation, which has optioned the book How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack for him to produce as a mix of CG animation and live-action, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Sinks Zemeckis’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Plans

With Mars Needs Moms flopping at the box office, Disney has decided to officially pass on producer/director Robert Zemeckis’ planned mo-cap remake of The Beatles’ Yellow ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mars Needs Moms,’ ‘Battle: L.A.’ to Duke It Out at Box Office

It’s getting crowded at the box office with this weekend seeing the third animated release in two months and the second in two weeks with Disney’s Mars Needs Moms. The movie ... Continue Reading →
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Three New Posters Tease Disney’s ‘Mars Needs Moms’

Disney has released three posters that give us a close-up look at the characters in its forthcoming animated feature film Mars Needs Moms. Directed by Simon Wells and written by Simon ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer, Images Drop for ‘Mars Needs Moms’

Disney has released a new trailer and stills from Mars Needs Moms, a CG-animated film made with mo-cap techniques by Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers Digital. Based on the children’s ... Continue Reading →