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Hollywood Reporter Interviews Disney Animation's Andrew Millstein on "Frozen," "Big Hero 6"

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The Hollywood Reporter has interviewed Walt Disney Feature Animation executive VP and GM Andrew Millstein about the studio’s recent string of critical and box-office successes, focusing heavily on Frozen, followed by the upcoming Big Hero 6. Among other topics, Millstein discusses the development of Frozen (and some of the surprises along the way), the popularity […]

Video Game Review: "DuckTales Remastered" Recaptures A Classic's Charm

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If you’re a child of the 80s, you are well aware the city life in Duckberg’s like a hurricane.  What with its race cars, lasers, and aeroplanes, it is usually described to be, in a non-scientifically based term: a duck blur.  It’s a place where you might solve a mystery or rewrite history. DuckTales! Woo-oo. […]

Review: Whimsical Wizardy and Fun Reign in "The Sword in the Stone"

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Although overshadowed by the fine company it keeps among other Disney classics, The Sword in the Stone ranks among the most whimsically fun movies produced by the Walt Disney Company nearly fifty years after its 1963 debut. The film is a light-hearted take the classic Arthurian novel by the illustrious T.H. White, chronicling the education […]

Release Details For Diamond Edition Of Disney's "The Little Mermaid"

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Walt Disney Home Entertainment recently publicized release details for the upcoming Diamond Edition remastered release of its 28th animated feature film The Little Mermaid. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, The Little Mermaid premiered in theaters in 1989 and won Academy Awards for Best Original Score (Alan Menken) and Best Original Song (“Under the […]

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

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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 […]

Disney Showcases Oscar-nominated Short "Paperman" Online

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Walt Disney Animation Studios has uploaded director John Kahrs’ animated short Paperman onto Youtube. The short is noted for utilizing a new technology called “Meander” that Disney created in-house, which renders the characters and backgrounds digitally and layers hand-drawn art over those shapes to create 2D animation with a unique appearance of depth. Paperman was […]

Review: Disney Delivers Delight With "Wreck-It Ralph"

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If The Princess and the Frog and Tangled were earnest attempts by Walt Disney Animation Studios to invoke the past virtue of the “Disney Renaissance” of the late 80s and the 90s, Wreck-It Ralph represents its own take on the current trend of reimagining some element of pop culture for a family comedy. Few will […]

LewToons Video: Toon News, Episode 1

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Chad from LewToons has started a new feature on his Twitter in which he’ll be rounding up some of his favorite recent articles from our site and Facebook page. New episodes will come out approximately twice a month. In Episode #1 of Toon News, Chad discusses the Powerpuff Girls Doujinshi, PETA vs. Pokemon, Studio Ghibli’s […]

"Snow White" Getting 75th Anniversary Screening

Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will mark its 75th anniversary with a special screening at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Animation Magazine reports. The classic feature–the first produced by Disney–will screen on Saturday, April 14, at 1:00pm as part of Turner Classic Movies’ TCM Festival.

"Lady and the Tramp" Diamond Edition: Go Ahead and Fall In Love Again

Any old movie runs the risk of looking dated to modern audiences. Intractable problems in classic films can often be solved in seconds by modern technology, cutting-edge film techniques can look awful or clichéd, and changing societal mores can make the innocuous into the questionable or the outright offensive. There’s a fine line that separates […]

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