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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Oh, Pretty Woman Songwriter Bill Dees Dead at 73

William "Bill" Dees

Singer-songwriter William “Bill” Dees, co-writer with Roy Orbison of such global hits as “Oh, Pretty Woman” and “It’s Over,” died Wednesday night at a nursing facility in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He was 73.

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Kids’ Delhi Safari Hits U.S. Theaters December 7

Delhi Safari

Delhi Safari,” directed by Nikhil Advani, will be in theaters across the United States in the top 20 regional markets featured on over 70 screens starting December 7, Applied Art Productions announced Wednesday.

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NFB Offering Free Animation Films and Workshops

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

The National Film Board of Canada is launching the sixth edition of Get Animated!, bringing many of the country’s finest and funniest animated films to communities across Canada in celebration of International Animation Day (Sunday, October 28).

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New Walt Disney Bio Pic a Fake

Walt fake poster

There is a new poster making the rounds on the Internets featuring Ryan Gosling in a new Ron Howard film called Walt. The poster features Gosling as Walt busy scribbling away in a train car, with Mickey in the clouds outside the window. Looks like a good film, but there is only one problem- it is a fake.

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Oscar Sets Animation Feature Film Deadline

Oscar Statuette, Academy Awards

Want to be in the running for best animated film this year? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science- the people behind the Oscars- have set a deadline for when your film needs to be to them…. and the deadline is just around the corner.

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Newest Disney Cartoon Princess Upsetting Hispanics

Sofia The First

Disney’s newest princess is set to premiere in three short weeks in Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess. Despite Sofia the First being Disney’s first Latino princess- and Disney’s youngest- Sofia has not endeared herself to many in the Hispanic population.

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