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PR: Walt Disney Animation Studios Debuted Newly Restored 1928 Oswald Short "Hungry Hobos" at Telluride Film Fest

by Ed Liuon September 5, 2012
WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS DEBUTED NEWLY RESTORED, ONCE-THOUGHT-LOST 1928 OSWALD SHORT “HUNGRY HOBOS” AT TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL BURBANK, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2012) —Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) debuted a newly restored digital print of the once-thought-lost 1928Oswald the Lucky Rabbit animated short “Hungry Hobos” at the Telluride Film Festival on September 2, according to Dave Bossert, producer/creative director […]
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Review: "The Aristocats" Blu-ray - MADE U A STOREE, BUT I EATED IT

by Ed Liuon August 31, 2012
The Aristocats is one of the better products of the post-Walt/pre-90’s-Renaissance Disney Animation Studios, carrying a featherweight story largely through charming performances (vocal and animated) and some bouncy, jazzy, catchy musical numbers. The movie was the recipient of a remastered DVD release in 2008, and is one of a slate of films that has just […]

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"The Rescuers/The Rescuers Down Under": Half Good, Half Eh

by Classic Speedyon August 29, 2012
This release has been a long time coming. The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under have been sorely in need of a re-release, having been out on DVD as long ago as 2003 and 2000, respectively. And with a new video format, it seemed like there was no better time to bring these back into […]
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Comics Alliance Interviews Alex Hirsch on "Gravity Falls"

by Ed Liuon August 28, 2012
ComicsAlliance.com has interviewed Gravity Falls series creator Alex Hirsch about his new series, which airs on Disney Channel. Among other topics, Hirsch discusses how the relationship between the series leads Mabel and Dipper is modeled on his relationship with his twin sister, the origins of some of Mabel’s sweaters, the multiple references to Twin Peaks […]

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PR: Disney•Pixar's "Brave" Comes to Blu-ray Combo Pack on November 13, 2012

by Ed Liuon August 22, 2012
A heroic fantasy, it also realistically captures the complex shadings of familial relationships,   particularly those between a mother and her teenage daughter. And for that, it’s brave indeed. -        USA Today, Claudia Puig  THE #1 ANIMATED FILM OF THE YEAR! Debuts November 13, 2012 on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack   Featuring Hours of Exciting All-New Bonus Material Including the […]
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Disney/Pixar Releases New Clip from "Partysaurus Rex," to Screen Before "Finding Nemo 3D"

by Ed Liuon August 17, 2012
Disney/Pixar has released the following new video clip from “Partysaurus Rex,” the next new “Toy Story Toon” short to screen before Finding Nemo 3D, coming to theaters on September 14, 2012. For more details, visit the Toy Story Facebook page or the Finding Nemo 3D Facebook page.

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NY Times on Disney's "Doc McStuffins" and Diversity

by Ed Liuon August 1, 2012
Facebook, a new animated series which premiered on the Disney Channel in March and has gone on to ratings and merchandising success, defying conventional wisdom that non-white lead characters in animated series are not as successful in either. The show and its young African-American female lead character has made an extremely positive impression on many […]
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PR: "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky" Primetime Special to Premiere on Sept 19, 2012

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2012
“JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES: JAKE SAVES BUCKY” PRIMETIME SPECIAL FEATURING PETER PAN TO PREMIERE ON INTERNATIONAL TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 ON DISNEY CHANNEL   “Playing with Skully” Short-Form Series Starring the Voice of David Arquette To Debut Disney Junior will debut the primetime special “Jake and the Never Land […]

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Ginny Tyler, Voice Actor, 1925 - 2012

by Ed Liuon July 23, 2012
Voice actor Ginny Tyler passed away on July 13, 2012, from natural causes at the age of 86. Tyler (born Merrie Virginia Erlandson on August 8, 1925) is best known for her work with the Walt Disney Company, serving as the head Mouseketeer for episodes of The Mickey Mouse Club bound for syndication while providing […]
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PR: Disney Reveals Key Cast Members for "Wreck-It Ralph"

by Ed Liuon July 19, 2012
“WRECK-IT RALPH” TAPS TALENTED AND DIVERSE VOICES FOR HILARIOUS ARCADE-GAME-HOPPING ADVENTURE Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Reveals Key Cast Members Slated to Join John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer and Jane Lynch in “Wreck-It Ralph”—in Theaters November 2, 2012 BURBANK, Calif. (July 19, 2012) – Tapping stars from the big and small screens, Walt Disney […]