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"Brave" Wins Best Animated Feature Oscar, "Paperman" Wins Best Animated Short

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2013
The Walt Disney Company won big in the animated sector of the 55th Academy Awards, with Disney/Pixar’s Brave taking the Best Animated Feature Academy Award and Disney’s short “Paperman” winning the Best Animated Short Oscar. Co-directors Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman accepted the award for Brave, marking the first Oscar win for each and the […]
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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Fourth Salvo - Ty, Tomy, Jakks Pacific

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]

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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: First Salvo - Show Floor, Pop Vinyl, Diamond, DC Direct, Tamashii Nations

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]
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Review: "Peter Pan Diamond Edition" - More Faith, Trust, and High-Definition Pixie Dust

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2013
In rewatching Disney’s Peter Pan on Blu-ray, I find I have little to add about the movie itself from what I already said back in 2007 when reviewing the then top-of-the-line Platinum Edition DVD. The movie is still a nearly unalloyed delight from start to finish, packed with indelible moments and much more prone to […]

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"Ultimate Spider-Man: Avenging Spider-Man" DVD Clips Released

by Ed Liuon February 6, 2013
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released the following new clips from Ultimate Spider-Man: Avenging Spider-Man, the first DVD volume of the new Disney XD animated series Ultimate Spider-Man. “IRON SPIDER VS. IRON MAN” “SPIDER-MAN vs. WOLVERINE: FREAKY” “THE MIGHTY THOR: FIELD TRIP” “HULK AND SPIDER-MAN” “CAPTAIN AMERICA AND SPIDER-MAN” KEY ART SLIDESHOW Marvel’s Ultimate […]
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New "Peter Pan" Diamond Edition Clips and Behind-the-Scenes Reference Released

by Ed Liuon February 6, 2013
In conjunction with the 60th Anniversary re-release of Peter Pan on a new Blu-ray Diamond Edition, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released several clips and a slide show of behind-the-scenes live-action reference photographs and of Mary Blair concept art for the film: Bonus Clips In the first bonus clip, Walt Disney’s daughter Daisy explains […]

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"Ultimate Spider-Man" New Video Clip Released from January 27, 2013, Premiere Episode

by Ed Liuon January 26, 2013
Marvel Entertainment has released the following clip from the next new episode of Ultimate Spider-Man, premiering this Sunday, January 27, 2013, at 11:00 AM (ET)/10:00 AM (CT) on Disney XD: OFFICIAL SYNOSPSIS: Ultimate Heroes. Ultimate Villains. Ultimate Responsibility. Spider-Man must lead his team of teen heroes against the greatest assembly of super villains the world […]
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Disney to Adapt "Aladdin" as Broadway Musical

by Ed Liuon January 25, 2013
Disney Theatrical Productions is planning to adapt Aladdin as a Broadway stage musical, building on the 1992 hit animated movie with an eye to the curtain rising at the New Amsterdam Theatre in 2014, according to the Associated Press. Reports are that the genie, brought to memorable life by Robin Williams’ vocal performance and mercurial […]

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Review: "Frankenweenie" Is a Very Tim Burtony Kind of Film

by Weathermanon January 23, 2013
Victor Frankensteinn (that’s Frahnkunshteen! … No, no it isn’t) is a lonely young boy. He lives in a colorless world, in a faceless suburb called New Holland filled with bland adults and weird children. His parents are mostly oblivious, and his next door neighbor, Mr. Bergermeister, the town’s mayor, just plain doesn’t like Victor or […]
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Disney Cancels 3D Theatrical Release For "The Little Mermaid"

by Todd DuBoison January 17, 2013
The Walt Disney Company announced on Monday that it will not go forward with plans to screen a 3D edition of its 1989 film The Little Mermaid this year. After the 3D edition of The Lion King earned nearly $100 million in 2011 Disney had announced plans to convert the film to 3D for a theatrical […]