“Animation Fascination” Episode 73: Doctor Who – Reverse the Polarity of the Neutron Flow

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Geronimo! Welcome to the second episode of our special animated sci-fi month. In this episode Marc Vibbert and Tom Fonss are joined by veteran Whovians Kevin Kittridge and Bob Mitsch to discuss everyone’s favorite timelord, Doctor Who!

So sit back, have a jelly baby, and come along with us as we explore all of time and space with the Doctor on his animated adventures. Remember, bow ties are cool.

Allons-Y!

Also Discussed: Reviews for Orphan Black and Transcendence on Blu-ray, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in theaters, recommendations for the film Boyhood, Monty Python Live, The Lego Movie, Edge of Tomorrow, and some classic Doctor Who episodes.

(Recorded on July 20, 2014)

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Easter Eggs in ‘Big Hero 6′ Trailer

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Have you had fun trying to spot some of the cool Disney-themed Easter Eggs that the animators at Walt Disney Animation Studios have placed in the latest Big Hero 6 trailer? We have! Here are some of the ones we’ve spotted. Let us know what else you’ve found.

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Watch This: New Clip from ‘Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars’ Special

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A new video clip has been released of the upcoming Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars special on the Comics Alliance YouTube channel. Looks like Perry has gotten all Han Solo-ized in carbonite and that something might have transformed Ferb for the worse.

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Watch This: New Japanese Trailer for ‘Big Hero 6′

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A new trailer has been released for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Big Hero 6 in Japan. It has a more serious tone than the U.S. trailer, but ultimately is a bit of a hybrid from what Disney has released in the U.S. (Although some are claiming “spoiler alert,” if you’ve been following the film’s progress since last year’s D23 Expo, you’ll know that the stuff revealed in the Japanese trailer was already spilled by co-director Don Hall last year).

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More About the ‘Frozen’ Storyline Coming to ‘Once Upon a Time’

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Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, the writers/producers of ABC‘s hit show Once Upon a Time, talked in an exclusive interview with Entertainment Weekly and shared more details about how they are incorporating characters from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ mega-hit Frozen into the show. Check out the full interview on EW.com.

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Watch This: Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6′ Trailer Reaction with Tom Fonss

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In an effort to bring all of you even more content on the site, we’ll be posting a range of many different videos to our YouTube channel in the coming weeks. The first of those stars our own Tom Fonss discussing the most recent Big Hero 6 trailer. Check it out after the jump …

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Dick Jones, Voice of Disney’s ‘Pinocchio’, Dies at Age 87

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Dick Jones, the voice of Pinocchio in Walt Disney’s revered animated film of the same name, passed away on July 7, 2014, at his home in Northridge, California. He was 87 years old. The cause of death has been undetermined.

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Watch This: New ‘Big Hero 6′ Baymax Character Interstitial

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Have we mentioned lately that we at Animation Fascination are stoked to see Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming feature Big Hero 6? More goodness is coming from the Disney marketing team, including this cute little interstitial now playing on the Disney Animation YouTube Channel.

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Check Out the Cool Behind-the-Scenes Set Visit of ‘The Box Trolls’

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Stop Motion Magazine got to do something very cool and finally were able to publish the tale. They went on a behind-the-scenes set tour at LAIKA in Portland, Oregon to watch the filmmakers work on their upcoming feature The BoxTrolls.

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Watch This: Meet Agent Kallus from ‘Star Wars Rebels’

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It’s time to meet another new character from the upcoming Star Wars Rebels TV series. Meet baddie Agent Kallus, an ISB (Imperial Security Bureau) agent who is a no-nonsense enforcer for (and upwardly mobile member of) the Empire. According to Rebels director Dave Filoni, Agent Kallus is “a poster boy for the Empire and its success and efficiency.”

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