Episode 96: Walt Disney Animation’s Strange World

Episode 96: Walt Disney Animation's Strange World

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“Do you mind if I call you Splat? You just kind of give me Splat vibes.”

Prepare yourself for a journey beyond what is possible, as Marc and Stanford proudly present their review of Walt Disney Animation’s STRANGE WORLD! 

Also discussed: trailers for Pixar’s ELEMENTAL and Illumination’s THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE, plus much, much more…

(recorded on: Tuesday December 6th, 2022)

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Episode 92: Netflix’s Entergalactic

Episode 92: Netflix's Entergalactic

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“Love will find us all.”

In this episode, Marc and Stanford take a look at Kid Cudi’s new film on Netflix, ENTERGALACTIC. Also discussed: new release reviews from CineMarc, Disney’s Figment is getting a movie, trailers for THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE, STRANGE WORLD, and VELMA, INVINCIBLE season three, plus much, much more…

(recorded on: Tuesday October 11th, 2022)

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Episode 88: Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru

Episode 88: Illumination's Minions: The Rise of Gru

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“Brace yourself. A villain will rise.”

In this episode Stanford and Marc get suited up to discuss the new film in the DESPICABLE ME franchise, MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU. Also discussed, SCOOB: HOLIDAY HAUNT being canceled, RICK AND MORTY season 6 episode titles, Guillermo del Toro’s PINOCCHIO trailer, plus much, much more…

(recorded on: Wednesday August 10th, 2022)

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Watch This: Trailer No. 3 for ‘The Secret Life of Pets’

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Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have released the third trailer for their upcoming animated comedy feature The Secret Life of Pets.

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Watch This: Trailer #2 for Illumination’s ‘The Secret Life of Pets’

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Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have released another trailer for their upcoming animated comedy The Secret Life of Pets.

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Watch This: A Holiday Greeting from ‘The Secret Life of Pets’

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Ever wonder what pets do when their people leave the house? Well, it looks like we’ll be finding out one prevailing theory next summer when Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures release their next animated comedy The Secret Life of Pets. Check out this clever holiday card from the cast.

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Review: ‘Minions’–The Exact Opposite of ‘Inside Out’

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© Illumination Entertainment/Universal Pictures

Anyone who read my review of Pixar’s Inside Out knows that it would take a supremely amazing film to compete with what I consider one of the all-time great animated films. I did not expect a film like IO going into Minions, though. I like quirky comedies; I enjoy the occasional wacky prequel. However, by its stark contrast with Pixar’s latest and greatest, Minions can’t escape a comparison. Where Inside Out is subtle, thoughtful, and fresh, Minions is loud, mindless, and generally stinky.

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‘Frozen’ wins BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) held their annual film awards last Sunday in London. For Best Animated Film, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen took home the award, winning over Pixar Animation Studios’ Monsters University and Illumination Entertainment/Universal’s Despicable Me 2.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 59: AF News – Week of January 26th, 2014

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The forecast for this episode is cloudy with a chance of awesome!

Stanford and Marc are joined by Jessica Wersky to discuss her studio visit to Sony Pictures Animation for the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Blu-ray press event. Jessica’s interviews with the co-director of the film Cody Cameron, and the director of the Blu-ray animated shorts David Feiss are included as well

Also Discussed: Stanford’s interview with actor Will Friedle (Bumblebee, Transformers: Prime), How to Train Your Dragon 2 teaser posters, Pixar’s Toy Story Christmas special, and Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming slate of films.

(Recorded on 01/25/14)

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