Teaser Trailer for ‘Peanuts’ is Disarmingly Charming

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Blue Sky released their teaser trailer for the upcoming film based on the Peanuts comics and cartoons of Charles Schulz and I can’t stop watching it! The concerns about turning such a familiar 2D design into a 3D world had many of us traditional animation addicts highly skeptical, but the care and attention the studio apparently is putting into the adaptation is amazing.

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It’s a 3-D Movie, Charlie Brown!

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Fox and Blue Sky are working on a 3-D CG rendition of the classic comic strip and cartoon Peanuts for release November 25, 2015. So far, Steve Martino (Ice Age: Continental Drift, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who) is set to direct and it was just announced that Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat, TV’s Freaks and Geeks) will produce. Schulz’s son Craig and grandson Bryan co-wrote the screenplay, which marks the first resurrection of the franchise into a feature since 1980.

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Charlie Brown, Snoopy, ‘Peanuts’ Gang Heading to Theaters

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Jim Gianopulos, chairman of Fox studios and Chris Wedge, co-founder of Blue Sky Studios announced today that Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang will be hitting theaters in November, 2015, which coincides with the 65th Anniversary of Charles M. Schulz’s classic comic strip.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 33: Holiday Special – 2012

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Happy Chrismahanukwanzakah! In this festive episode Marc and Matt are joined by the host of Christmas past, Justin Vactor. All of your favorite animated holiday specials are discussed as well as some recent releases on Blu-ray and DVD. So grab your magic top hat, decorate the loneliest tree, and get ready to poke the Grinch with a 39 1/2 foot pole.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 31: Halloween Special 2012

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Boo! In this spooktacular episode Marc and Matt are joined by guest host Tim Buel (FirstShowing.net‘s “The Golden Briefcase”) to become a part of the Midnight Society. We discuss our favorite Halloween films and television series to watch this time of year, while also sharing memories from our childhood. All this plus much, much more…

Happy Halloween! Remember, we scare because we care.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 30: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Cowabunga! In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by guest host Cory Armstrong to discuss the Ninja Turtles. The evolution of the heroes in a half shell from 1987 to 2012, our favorite turtle, and which series had the best theme song are all just a few of the slices in this episode pizza. All this plus much, much more…

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