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

by Juu-kuchion August 23, 2013
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. […]
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Review: Whimsical Wizardy and Fun Reign in "The Sword in the Stone"

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison August 16, 2013
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 […]

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

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison May 3, 2013
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 […]
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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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Disney Showcases Oscar-nominated Short "Paperman" Online

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison January 31, 2013
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 […]
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Review: Disney Delivers Delight With "Wreck-It Ralph"

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison November 5, 2012
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 […]

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LewToons Video: Toon News, Episode 1

by Eileen Cruzon October 26, 2012
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

by Maxie Zeuson March 22, 2012
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

by Ed Liuon February 17, 2012
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 […]

PR: "Lion King 1 1/2" and "Lion King 2" Coming to Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on March 6, 2012

by Ed Liuon December 20, 2011
The Lion King 1 1/2 Simba, Nala, Timon and Pumbaa are Back For a Limited Time, Includes a New Timon and Pumbaa Bonus Feature Available March 6, 2012 on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital (click to enlarge) Synopsis: The king of animated films reigns in this final chapter of The Lion King trilogy, now breathtakingly beautiful […]