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France Televisions Shows Its Support for Animation

France Televisions underscored its dedication to creating new animation at its annual news conference at the Annecy International Film Festival. The public broadcaster spent last year ... Continue Reading →
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Updated Fairy Tales ‘Oz’ and ‘Hansel’ Come Home

Updated re-imaginings of fairy tales have been all the rage of late, with two of the year’s highest-profile features arriving this week on home video. Up first is Oz: The Great ... Continue Reading →
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Authorities Pull ‘The Croods’ Out of Chinese Theaters

A Guangzhou-based cinema chain manager told The Hollywood Reporter that Chinese authorities are forcing theater owns to end the run of DreamWorks’ The Croods two weeks earlier ... Continue Reading →
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3-D or Not 3-D

Show business seems to thrive on marking anniversaries for marketing purposes––25th or 50th or 75th Anniversary DVD releases of something, for example––but here’s one that ... Continue Reading →
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Snyder and Timm to Unveil Superman Anniversary Short

Man of Steel director Zack Snyder and highly regarded Warner Bros. toon veteran Bruce Timm (Superman: The Animated Series) are working on an animated short film in honor of Superman’s ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Ramsey to Exec Produce ‘Tailchaser’s Song’

Rise of the Guardians director Peter Ramsey has joined Animetropolis/IDA/EFG-Renascence’s upcoming adaptation of Tad Williams’ fantasy novel Tailchaser’s Song as exec producer. ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Offers ‘Pacific Rim’ Sneak Peek

Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim has generated a huge amount of interest in the fantasy fan community. The upcoming Warner Bros. picture is penned ... Continue Reading →
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Retro Fever: ‘Fraggle Rock’ and ‘Taz’ on DVD

There are several fun new animated and puppet-driven series making their debut on DVD/Blu-ray this week that should put everyone in the right retro summer mood. First up, how can you ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Fest to Sneak ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘Monsters U’

Warner Bros. much-anticipated Man of Steel and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University have been added to the lineup at the upcoming L.A. Film Festival in June. The Superman which stars ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘Ricky Gervais’, ‘Tom & Jerry Kids’

There are plenty of animated DVDs to keep toon heads busy this week as we all wait for the arrival of Fox/Blue Sky’s Epic and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University in theaters. First ... Continue Reading →