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Hollywood Reporter on Princesses vs. Neanderthals for Animated Oscar

by Ed Liuon January 28, 2014
In tracking the race for the 2014 Best Animated Feature Oscar, The Hollywood Reporter is noting efforts by DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., to challenge Disney’s Frozen for the award. While Frozen is the heavy favorite and will benefit from its later release date keeping it more prominent in Academy members’ minds, DreamWorks has launched into […]


Disney’s New “Maleficent” Trailer

by Alex Beanon January 27, 2014
Disney unveiled their new trailer for “Maleficent” starring Angelina Jolie in the title role and accompanied by a haunting rendition of “Once Upon A Dream” by Lana Del Rey. “Maleficent” is currently scheduled to be released on May 30, 2014…

ABC Sets Up “Toy Story That Time Forgot” for Christmas 2014

by Ed Liuon January 24, 2014
Variety reports that ABC is scheduling a new Toy Story half-hour special for Christmas 2014. In Toy Story That Time Forgot, a post-Christmas play date for the toys turns strange when a group of action figures turns “dangerously delusional.” Cast members reprising their roles from the movies, Toy Story shorts, and last year’s Toy Story […]


Pixar And Star Wars To Meet In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

by Alex Beanon January 23, 2014
Now that Disney, Pixar and the Star Wars franchise are all members of the same lucrative universe, it was only a matter of time before the animation portion of the universe met up with the franchise portion of the cosmos to produce an animated love child and that is what seems to be on the […]

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CLIP: New “Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” Clip from January 19, 2014, Premiere Episode

by Ed Liuon January 18, 2014
Marvel Animation has released the following new clip from the next new episode of Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., set to premiere on Disney XD on Sunday, January 19, 2014, at 8:00 AM (Eastern)/7:00 AM (Central) on Disney XD. OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS BIG HEROES! BIG VILLAINS! AND BIGGER ADVENTURES…this week Share Your Universe this Sunday […]
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2014 Academy Award Nominees Announced (UPDATED with Reaction Statements)

by Ed Liuon January 16, 2014
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for a 2014 Academy Award. Categories with an animated film in contention are: BEST ANIMATED FEATURE The Croods (DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc) Despicable Me 2 (Universal/Illumination Entertainment) Ernest & Celestine (GKIDS/La Parti Productions/Les Armateurs) Frozen (Walt Disney Animation Studios) The Wind Rises (Kaze […]

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“Fortune” Talks with Disney CEO About “Frozen”; Discussions for Broadway Show Revealed

by Ed Liuon January 14, 2014
Fortune magazine spoke with the Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger on the success of Frozen, quoting Iger as saying that the film’s critical and box-office success indicates that “Disney Animation is where it rightfully belongs.” The article traces this moment from Iger’s first big act as CEO to buy Pixar Animation Studios in 2006, […]
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PR: Disney’s “Frozen” Coming to Digital HD on February 25, 2014; Blu-ray Combo, DVD, & On Demand March 18

by Ed Liuon January 14, 2014
Available on Digital HD February 25th and Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD & On-Demand March 18th Film Synopsis: Walt Disney Animation Studios presents a chilly twist on one of the most humorous and heartwarming stories ever told. “Disney Animation’s best since The Lion King” (William Bibbiani, CraveOnline) will melt your heart. Fearless optimist Anna sets off […]