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Disney/Pixar Roll Out Inside/Out Teaser Trailer

New Trailer for Disney/Pixar's "Inside Out" Released

by Ed Liuon March 11, 2015
Through Ellen DeGeneres’ EllenTube channel, Disney/Pixar has released a new trailer for Inside Out, the upcoming animated feature film directed by Pete Docter scheduled for release on June 19, 2015. In addition, a behind-the-scenes “meet the voice cast” video has also been released: INSIDE OUT social!  Like/ Follow #InsideOut on: Facebook | Twitter / Headquarters | Instagram | YouTube | Pinterest The movie’s fact sheet follows: […]

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"Toy Story 4" to Shift Focus to a Romantic Comedy

by Ed Liuon March 10, 2015
In comments to Disney Latino and published on The Telegraph, Pixar president Jim Morris stated that Toy Story 4 is “not a continuation of the end of the story of Toy Story 3“ and added that, “In temperament it is, but it will be a love story. It will be a romantic comedy. It will […]
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Gordon Kent, R.I.P.

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2015
Several websites are marking the passing of longtime animation industry veteran Gordon Kent on Thursday, March 5, 2015, after a long bout with cancer. Mr. Kent began working in animation immediately after college on CBS Storybreak. In his long career in the industry, he worked as a writer, producer, director, storyboard artist, animation timing director, […]

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Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins Cast of "Star Wars Rebels" for Season 2

by Ed Liuon March 4, 2015
SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR TO STAR IN SEASON 2 OF STAR WARS REBELS In the hours after the “Star Wars Rebels” season finale aired on Disney XD, its executive producer/supervising director Dave Filoni revealed that actress Sarah Michelle Gellar (“The Crazy Ones,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) will join the voice cast in a recurring role for […]

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast

Review: "Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast" - Big, Shaggy, and Charming

by Ed Liuon March 4, 2015
A prophecy is an interesting storytelling tool in a fantasy setting. It is a convenient way to inject exposition quickly and set a ticking time-bomb clock, injecting information as in Alfred Hitchcock’s famous advice on mastering cinematic tension. A prophecy also provides an excellent vehicle to communicate character traits, since the way characters will react […]
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast

Building a Better NeverBeast with "Tinker Bell" Director Steve Loter and Producer Michael Wigert

by Ed Liuon March 3, 2015
In an elegant proof that phobias are learned and not inherited, Steve Loter learned that his longstanding fear of large dogs was not shared by his young daughter, who would greet all the giant canines in the neighborhood with a giant hug. When he asked her about this, she told him, “all animals are my […]

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Background Noise - Examining "Big Hero 6"

by Ed Liuon March 2, 2015
Welcome to Background Noise, where we get totally obsessive about stuff and reveal things you might have missed in your favorite animated entertainment. This entry will take a look at Disney’s Big Hero 6, now available on DVD, Blu-ray, and via iTunes, Disney Movies Anywhere, and other digital services. These are the kinds of observations I’d have hoped […]