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Vote for Your Favorite "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" Character

by Ed Liuon February 1, 2010
Playhouse Disney has opened its virtual polling booth doors for pre-schoolers and their parents and caregivers to vote for their favorite Mickey Mouse Clubhouse character on the show’s Facebook page. The results will be revealed on Saturday, February 20, 2010, with the winning character getting a themed marathon and a new episode from 6:00 – […]

"Princess and the Frog" Coming to DVD/Blu-ray on March 16, 2010 (UPDATED w/Box Art)

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2010
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that The Princess and the Frog will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 16, 2010. The release will be on a single-disc DVD, Blu-ray disc, and a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack which will also feature a digital copy of the movie. Special features common to all versions […]

Toonzone Presents 2-Minute "Toy Story 3" Sneak Peek Video Clip

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2009
Toonzone News is proud to present the following sneak peek look at Toy Story 3, introduced by director Lee Unkrich. Click the image below to play the clip: Toy Story 3 will be released on June 18, 2010.

"The Princess and the Frog": Acceptable But Familiar

by Dr. Daedaluson December 14, 2009
The Princess and the Frog is safe territory for Disney’s return to 2D animation. It feature princesses, handsome princes, evil baddies who bring temptations of riches (and ulterior motives!), “clock strikes midnight” deadlines, and lavish musical numbers that are all throwbacks to not only their earliest work, but to their late ’80s/early ’90s blockbusters. In […]

Toon Zone Presents 2 Clips and 1 "Making Of" for "The Princess and the Frog"

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2009
Toon Zone News is proud to present the following 3 clips from Disney’s The Princess and the Frog. The Princess and the Frog is currently playing a limited engagement in New York and Los Angeles, and opens nationwide on Friday, December 11, 2009. For more details, read Toon Zone News’ earlier coverage.

Toon Zone Presents: Ronnie Del Carmen's Special Mission - An "Up" Virtual Roundtable

by Ed Liuon November 21, 2009
As a boy growing up in the Philippines, Ronnie Del Carmen was an early devotee of animation, especially of Disney characters like Donald Duck and Dumbo. After earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising at the University of Santo Tomas, Del Carmen moved to the United States in 1989, with stints working at Warner […]

"Phineas & Ferb Christmas Vacation" to Debut on Disney XD on December 6, 2009

by Ed Liuon November 16, 2009
Phineas & Ferb Christmas Vacation will debut on Disney XD on December 6, 2009, at 8:00 and 8:45 PM (Eastern/Pacific), as well as on a variety of media platforms from Friday, November 27, 2009 to Friday, December 18, 2009, including ABC Family, ABC, the Disney Channel, and various on-line and video-on-demand services. In the special, […]

Toon Zone Presents: A Virtual Roundtable with Pete Docter & Bob Peterson on "Up"

by Ed Liuon November 11, 2009
In the pre-release run-up for Disney/Pixar’s Up, Wall Street analyst Richard Greenfield expected a poor reception for the movie, stating, “We doubt younger boys will be that excited by the main character” and also added a complaint about the lack of a female lead. About three months later, Greenfield became perhaps one of the only […]

"Disney's A Christmas Carol": Zombies, Not Ghosts, of Christmas

by Maxie Zeuson November 9, 2009
Let’s start with the basics: Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol long ago turned into a cartoon, at least in the public imagination. The story is utterly familiar, and Dickens’s already caricatured crackpots have become stereotypes. Few of us, probably, can easily see past the story’s surfaces (worn and crinkly, like disused wrapping paper) to the […]

"Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure" Neatly Avoids the Sophomore Slump

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2009
I was as surprised as any when I found myself enjoying the first Tinker Bell direct-to-video movie, despite its long and troubled path from script to screen (and the fact that I am well outside its target demographic of girls too old for Princesses and too young for Hannah Montana). However, it seems that John […]