“Animation Fascination” Episode 77: All Hollow’s Eve

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Happy Halloween boys and ghouls!

Prepare for a very eerie episode with Tom Fonss and Marc Vibbert as they discuss Halloween classics new and old (as well as some forgotten favorites).

Also discussed: Reviews for Disney’s Maleficent & Planes: Fire and Rescue, Beware the Batman, and Mr. Peabody and Sherman on Blu-ray, as well as the Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer, plus so much more!

(Recorded on 10/24/14)

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‘Big Hero 6′ Review (Spoiler Free)

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Big Hero 6, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 54th animated motion picture, is an action-packed mashup of animated sci-fi movie going goodness. Combining a comic book/manga sensibility with some of the best action sequences ever in an animated movie along with tremendous authenticity and heart-felt emotion, the film delivers on all fronts.

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Watch This: HISHE Takes on New ‘Avengers’ Teaser

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So about that awesome new Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer…isn’t the reference to Disney’s Pinocchio the best? Well, our friends at How It Should Have Ended have taken it one step further and the results, as always, are hilarious.

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Phil Lord and Chris Miller Set to Write ‘LEGO Movie’ Sequel

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Deadline.com is reporting that Phil Lord and Chris Miller have signed the deal to write a sequel to their monster hit feature The LEGO Movie for Warner Bros. There is no word yet as to if the duo will also be directing the sequel.

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New ‘Cars Toon’ Short on the Way in 2015

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Our friends over at Pixar Post are reporting that a new Cars Toon short will be released in 2015 and it sounds like its going to be a lot of fun. To Protect and Serve tells the story of how two police rookies take their burgeoning authority a bit too far with our friends in Radiator Springs.

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Watch This: A Special Look at Disney’s ‘Feast’

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Walt Disney Animation Studios’ latest short film Feast has been making the rounds on the festival circuit and will soon be available to seen by all of us when it plays in front of Big Hero 6 beginning on November 7th. Check out this new “special look” of Feast now available on Disney Animation’s YouTube channel.

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‘Hullabaloo’ Team Has Raised Money for 2D Animated Project

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Veteran animator James Lopez is a man on a mission. He wants to keep the art of 2D animation alive. He and his team of artists and filmmakers have put together an intriguing project called Hullabaloo which they hope to bring to fruition via the crowdsourcing site Indiegogo.

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‘Top Cat’ CG Feature in Production at Anima Estudios

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Have you ever caught an episode of the Hanna-Barbera animated series Top Cat? The original series, which ran from 1961-1962, has long been relegated to reruns on Boomerang, etc. The characters, however, have been enjoying a bit of a revival courtesy of Mexico-based Anima Estudios.

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