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An Animated Conversation with Bill Plympton

In 1960, when Bill Plympton was 14, he mailed some cartoons he’d drawn to Disney in the hope of being hired. Not surprisingly, Disney declined. The good news: he had talent. The ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Movies Get PGA Award Nods

Five movies were nominated for Best Animated Feature Producers Guild Awards this morning (Jan. 2). They are: The Croods (DreamWorks Animation) Producers: Kristine Belson, Jane Hartwell Despicable ... Continue Reading →
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Chomet’s ‘The Illusionist’ Opens on Saturday

Practical Magic Based on a script by the late French helmer Jacques Tati, Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist delivers a beautiful homage to a vanishing breed of entertainers. More ... Continue Reading →