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Disney Copies Itself Again…. and Again

Frozen 2

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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Animated Worlds at Viewster

animated worlds

Viewster Online Film Festival 5 presents Animated Worlds from March 12-26 this year. Featuring over 140 entries from 37 different countries, each with a chance of winning some of the $50,000 prize…

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New Art From Zootopia

Zootopia Logo

In less than a year, we will see Disney’s next animated feature Zootopia. This film is set in an animal-only populated world, a world in which humans never evolved.

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Top Five Animated Films to Watch Out For in 2015

Five for 2015

2015 is already looking promising as a year for animated features. Elizabeth Eckhart takes a look ahead at the new year in animation, what to expect, and what to look forward to.

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Hertzfeldts World Best Cartoon Short at Sundance

World of Tomorrow

Independent- and solo- animation film maker Don Hertzfeldt has won the best short film jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The prestigious award is all the more stunning in that Sundance does not segregate it’s animation short award from the other shorts- Hertzfeldt’s World of Tomorrow (which premiered at the…

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The Mind Of Lucas Fails


It’s official: George Lucas has officially proved that he has lost his mind. Or, perhaps more correctly, his mind is so bereft of any good ideas that it is just not worth exploring any further. His newest fantasy film- which he billed as “From The Mind of George Lucas”- has earned a distinction is in it’s second week that no film ever wants to see. Strange Magic broke records as having the lowest box office ticket sales ever for a film in major release.

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Lords Response To Oscar Snub

Peter Lord

Philip Lord, director of the animated hit film  The Lego Movie from Lin Pictures and Warner Bros., has had the perfect response to his film not being picked for consideration for this years Best Animated film Oscar. Many feel that The Lego Movie was slighted by the Academy when they announced the nominees earlier this…

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