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Inside Out Flips Box Office Upside Down


Inside Out

The Pixar hit machine is tearing up the box office. After suffering some criticism for not releasing anything in 2014, it now looks like that might have been worth the wait- at least audiences seem to be of that opinion. In it’s opening weekend, Inside Out brought in an estimated $91.1 million dollars, giving it the record for both an original animated and live-action movie gross for an opening weekend.

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New Cast For Good Dinosaur


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Troubled Pixar feature film The Good Dinosaur just suffered another shake-up- an almost complete change-up in the voice cast. The film, which was originally set for a December 2013 release, has suffered setback after setback, from release dates to story to even having the director replaced. Now, only one of the original cast remains.

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Trivia and Easter Eggs in Inside Out


Inside Out

Can you believe it? It has been over a year since the last Pixar film. The last was Monsters University in 2013. Now that Inside Out is out, it is time to enjoy another film in the stream of well written and produced movies from Pixar. But what is beneath the surface of Inside Out? We explore some of the hidden Easter eggs in the new Pixar film.

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Secret Life Of Pets Trailer Illuminated


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Illumination Entertainment has enjoyed a resent string of hits based on their Despicable Me series, including next month’s Minions. 2016’s The Secret Life Of Pets will be their first step back out into a new story line in many years, and it looks to be a fun film, dealing with the life of inner city animals after their masters leave the apartment for the day.

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Trailer For Robin Williams Last Film


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A first-look trailer is out for ex-Monty Pythoner Terry Jones’ next film Absolutely Anything. The live-action film stars Simon Pegg, with a group of cgi-animated aliens voiced by Jones buddies John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, and Michael Palin, as well as the last performance of comedian Robin Williams, the voice of live-action Dennis the Dog.

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The Boom of Animation


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Once thought to be only for kids, the appeal of animated programming has expanded exponentially over the past decade. Prime time sitcoms like The Simpsons and Family Guy, as well as a wide variety of programs on channels like Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon, have demonstrated that cartoons have high entertainment value for children as well as adults.

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Kung Fu Panda 3 Pulled Forward


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DreamWorks Animation has moved the release date for their third installment in the Kung Fu Panda series for the second time, moving it back to a January 2016 release. Kung Fu Panda 3 was initially moved from a December release to a March 2016 release last December to avoid a release conflict with J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens.

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Disney Copies Itself Again…. and Again


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We have seen Disney remake it’s classic films for years. And we had high hopes those days were gone with Michael Eisner and the twentieth century, but the announcement of Frozen 2 makes us wonder. And as we have seen in the last year, when they can’t make a sequel, Disney’s new love seems to be live-action remakes of classic animated properties. Is all the originality gone from Disney?

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