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“The Iron Giant: Signature Edition” Getting Blu-ray and Ultimate Collectors Edition on September 6, 2016

by Ed Liuon March 30, 2016
Revisit a Classic in HD… THE IRON GIANT:SIGNATURE EDITION Debuts September 6, 2016 on Blu-Ray® and as Ultimate Collectors Edition from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Includes The Giant’s Dream, a new making-of documentary Burbank, CA, March 29, 2016 – The classic beloved animated tale “The Iron Giant” returns to home screens when “The Iron Giant: […]
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Review: “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition” Chooses To Be Great

by Neo Yion October 5, 2015
The Iron Giant hovers somewhere between nigh-infinite critical praise and semi-obscurity that’s kept it from overblown hype. I think the balance ensured it stuck around as a beloved cult classic all these years. It’s to the film’s credit that the decade-and-half since its release has done nothing to tarnish its quality. Evidently, Warner Bros. must […]

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Brad Bird Wants To Make A Hand-Drawn 2D Animated Horror Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon September 21, 2015
Few present-day names are more revered in animation than Brad Bird, who was responsible for The Iron Giant and The Incredibles. Lately, however, he’s been shifting his attention to the genre of live-action, where he hasn’t been so lucky, his latest effort being the box office flop Tomorrowland. Perhaps this is why he’s returning to […]
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Duncan Studios to Provide Animation for New Sequences in “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition”

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2015
DUNCAN STUDIO PROVIDES ANIMATION FOR NEW SEQUENCES FEATURED IN THE IRON GIANT: SIGNATURE EDITION DIRECTOR BRAD BIRD’S CLASSIC ANIMATED FILM HAS BEEN RE-MASTERED WITH TWO NEW SEQUENCES AND COMES BACK TO THEATERS THIS FALL FROM WARNER BROS. AND FATHOM EVENTS Pasadena, California, September 15, 2015 – Duncan Studio is proud to announce their collaboration with […]

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SDCC2015: “The Iron Giant” To Get “Signature Edition” Rerelease With New Scenes

by Todd DuBoison July 8, 2015
Warner Bros Animation’s 1999 film The Iron Giant will receive a long-awaited remastered rerelease this fall, director Brad Bird first revealed on twitter Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Bird teased further details to be revealed during San Diego Comic Con this week, but in the meantime Fathom Events has announced today that it is partnering with Warner […]
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Brad Bird’s “The Spirit” Test Trailer Revealed

by Peter Paltridgeon April 22, 2015
Something very interesting has appeared on YouTube: a trailer mock-up for Brad Bird’s proposed animated movie based on Will Eisner’s “The Spirit.” This project was on Bird’s wish list for a long time before he finally had to give it up when Frank Miller obtained the rights to make his own confusing, muddled, terrible version […]

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NYCC 2014: Disney Features Presents “Big Hero 6” and “Tomorrowland”

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2014
Walt Disney Features rolled into New York Comic Con with Big Hero 6 and Tomorrowland. The Nerdist Chris Hardwick played host to cast and crew from both movies, with directors Don Hall and Chris Williams; producer Roy Conli; and cast members Jamie Chung (Go Go Tomago), Genesis Rodriguez (Honey Lemon), and T.J. Miller (Fred), with […]
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Vanity Fair on the CalArts Alumni that Changed the Animation Business

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2014
Vanity Fair has examined a set of alumni from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) whose work has defined animation for a generation through work for Disney, DreamWorks, Fox, Laika, and other studios. The list of the alumni include John Lasseter, Tim Burton, Henry Selick, John Musker, Brad Bird, Gary Trousdale, and Genndy Tartakovsky, […]