“Animation Fascination” Episode 78: AF News – November 2014

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It’s a vintage AF team up in the latest news edition, Marc Vibbert is joined by Justin Vactor to discuss all the latest animation industry news from November.

Amongst the topics in this episode are reviews for Big Hero 6, Penguins of Madagascar, and the new Studio Ghibli Blu-ray releases. The announcement of Toy Story 4, The LEGO Movie sequel writers, Hullabaloo, and much, much more are also discussed.

(Recorded 11/22/14)

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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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“Animation Fascination” Episode 67: AF News – April 2014

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Stanford Clark joins Marc Vibbert to review a whole slew of Blu-rays & DVDs, amongst them Saving Mr. Banks, The Pirate Fairy, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

Also Discussed: Big Hero 6 casting rumors, Rio 2 review, new trailers for How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Planes: Fire and Rescue, and so much more…

(Recorded on 04/15/14)

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Watch This: New ‘Frozen’ Edition of ‘How It Should Have Ended’

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Our brilliant friends at How It Should Have Ended have created another fantastic video—this time it’s a new ending (or rather beginning and ending) for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen. Friend of the Animation Fascination podcast Otis Frampton created the backgrounds for the short. We love it and hope you will, too.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 64: AF News – Week of March 2, 2014

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Site columnist Jessica Wersky joins Marc to catch up on and discuss all the latest animation news. This episode is full of Disney properties with a dash of DreamWorks and Reel FX.

News discussed this episode: Frozen joining the one billion dollars club at the box office as well as winning the Oscar for best animated feature and a possible ride we’d like to see built at Disney World/Disneyland. Star Wars Rebels character profiles, and a possible new Shrek film in the future.

(Recorded on 03/03/14)

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 60: Otis Frampton – Character/Background Artist (How it Should Have Ended)

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In this oddly normal interview, Otis Frampton stops by to speak with Marc and Stanford. Find out how Otis and Daniel Baxter of HISHE originally met, what influences Otis’ art, and what his dream project to work on would be.

Also Discussed: The Jungle Book and Justice League: War on Blu-ray, Gargoyles on YouTube, and Robotech: The Complete Set.

(Recorded on 02/03/14)

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 56: The Best of 2013 and What to Look Forward to in 2014

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Stanford Clark joins Marc to discuss their personal top five animated films of 2013. Which of your favorites from last year made their lists? They also look towards the future and discuss all of 2014’s upcoming animated films.

Also discussed: Doctor Who‘s 50th Anniversary and Christmas Specials, The Lone Ranger, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and Mary Poppins.

(Recorded on 01/06/14)

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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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