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Tyrus Wong, Disney Legend “Bambi” Artist, 1910 – 2016

by Ed Liuon January 4, 2017
Disney Legend Tyrus Wong passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016, at the age of 106. Mr. Wong began working for the Walt Disney Company in 1938, starting as an in-betweener before he was instrumental in the visual design of Bambi, where his lush landscapes that were highly evocative and mysterious were one of the […]
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Lego Batman Wishes You A Happy 2017

by Peter Paltridgeon January 3, 2017
How’s 2017 been going for you so far? Warner Bros. has released a 15-second bit where Lego Batman (from a certain movie he’s in the title of) wishes Robin a happy New Year (and boy, is Robin excited about it; he must have hated 2016 even more than the rest of us): This is of […]

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Finding Dory Is The Highest-Grossing Film Of 2016

by Peter Paltridgeon January 2, 2017
Box Office Mojo has released the cumulative receipts for the entire year of 2016, and Pixar’s fish-and-Sigourney-Weaver-related sequel came out #1. Finding Dory, the sequel to the 2003 classic Finding Nemo and centered around Ellen DeGeneres’ forgetful flounder, earned $486,295,561 for Pixar and Disney, plenty of scratch to forget they ever made The Good Dinosaur. […]

Check Out This Animated Short: Mad Circus

by Peter Paltridgeon December 30, 2016
You’re dropped right into the middle of the action in “Mad Circus,” a short starring an old train conductor whose vessel is having a few….problems. Where is he? Who is he? Why are trains flying? This short does not tell a complete story, but instead drops you into the climax of one and lets your […]

Check Out This Animated Short: Invisible

by Peter Paltridgeon December 29, 2016
We’ve all been in the situation of having to be the wallflower at a social gathering. One would think being a chameleon would make the experience easier, as you could just literally disappear. This isn’t the case for the lizard at the center of today’s short….his self-camoflage tends to involuntarily kick in at the worst […]
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Ring in 2017 with “The Loud House” Marathon on December 31, 2016

by Ed Liuon December 29, 2016
Nickelodeon Rings in the New Year with Lincoln Loud’s Ultimate Year End Countdown-a-thon Saturday, Dec. 31, from 8:00p.m. (ET/PT) – 12:00a.m. (ET/PT) Nickelodeon and The Loud House’s Lincoln Loud ring in 2017 during Lincoln Loud’s Ultimate Year End Countdown-a-thon, a marathon featuring encore episodes of The Loud House and custom videos, Saturday, Dec. 31, from […]

Debbie Reynolds, Actress, 1932 – 2016

by Dan Collinson December 29, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter reported that Oscar-nominated actress Debbie Reynolds died Wednesday at Cedar-Sinai Hospital from a stroke at the age of 84. Her passing comes one day after the death of her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher. Reynolds was best known for starring in films like Singin’ in the Rain, Tammy and the Bachelor (which earned […]
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Carrie Fisher, Princess Leia Actress, 1956 – 2016

by Dan Collinson December 29, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter reports that actress and author Carrie Fisher died on Tuesday from complications of a heart attack she suffered four days earlier on a flight from London to Los Angeles. She was 60. Ms. Fisher was the daughter of actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher. The couple divorced when Carrie was two […]

Home Of My Memories: A New Crowdfunded Animated Short

by Peter Paltridgeon December 27, 2016
Ana Portillo & Javier Méndez of El Paso, Texas have worked on several projects together — Javier on the creative end and Ana handling the financial side. Now they’re putting together their first computer-animated short, “Home Of My Memories.” “Home” is described as “about a grandfather, who teaches his grandson to build a little model […]

Check Out This Animated Short: “Painted Flower”

by Peter Paltridgeon December 26, 2016
“Painted Flower” is a short from Vietnam that concerns two big-eyed girls in art class assigned with — what else — painting a bouquet of flowers. One student is fixated on getting as close to the real look as possible; the other is less concerned with such matters. What makes this short great is how […]