“Animation Fascination” Episode 76: AF News – Week of October 5th, 2014

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It’s another edition of AF News with Stanford Clark and Marc Vibbert! On today’s show they discuss and review a whole slew of recent animated TV Blu-ray releases, Stanford’s upcoming trip to New York Comic Con, as well as Laika’s The Boxtrolls and Disney’s Star Wars Rebels.

Also Discussed: Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition, special episodes of Phineas and Ferb, and new trailers for Pixar’s Inside Out, Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of The Princess Kaguya & Disney’s Big Hero 6. Plus, a whole bunch more…

(Recorded on 10/06/14)

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 74: AF News – Week of July 10, 2014

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Stanford Clark and Tim Costello join Marc Vibbert to pay tribute to the legend that was Robin Williams, as well as discuss all the news that came out of San Diego Comic Con. Also announced is an exclusive Big Hero 6 promotion from the Animation Fascination team.

Also Discussed: the August Disney Blu-ray releases reviewed, Disney and LAIKA say that 2D hand drawn animation is still very much alive, the next Toy Story holiday special, awesome toys from Mondo Tees, new trailers from DreamWorks and Paramount, and so much more …

(Recorded on 08/13/14)

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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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Elizabeth Mitchell Joins ‘Once Upon a Time’ Cast

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Elizabeth Mitchell has joined the cast of ABC’s hit TV show Once Upon a Time. She will be part of season four’s Frozen storyline, joining actors Elizabeth Lail (Anna), Georgina Haig (Elsa), and Scott Michael Foster (Kristoff) in an undisclosed role, perhaps even playing a villain (TBA).

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 72: AF News Special – Star Trek The Animated Series

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In this AF News special covering all the latest from around the animation industry during the month of June, Marc Vibbert is joined once again by Stanford Clark and Jon Hueber.

They also boldly go were many have gone before to discuss Star Trek: The Animated Series as part of Animation Fascination’s Sci-Fi month!

Also Discussed: live-action Frozen cast announced for Once Upon a Time, leaked Big Hero 6 posters, DreamWorks Animation layoffs, Enchanted sequel announcement, Glen Keane’s short Duet, and much, much more …

(Recorded on July 6, 2014)

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Live-Action ‘Frozen’ Cast Selected for ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time’

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Do you watch the ABC television series Once Upon a Time? If so, you know that the series had a doozy of a season ender last May when an image of a live-action Elsa from Walt Disney Animation Studios‘ mega-hit Frozen appeared in the final frames of the episode.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 51: D23 Expo 2013 (Part 1)

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In part one of a two-parter Stanford Clark tells Marc about all of the awesome experiences and news he learned from his trip to Disney’s 2013 D23 Expo.

Amongst things discussed are Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ slate of upcoming films. Geeking out in front of Disney legends, and the Waffle-inator!

We also cover a whole slew of new releases as well as a ton of news from around the Animation industry.

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New Releases – Week of Tuesday August 13, 2013

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Greetings, animation fans! This week’s new releases on Blu-ray and DVD bring us some not-so traditional animation, with a sure classic! We’re treated to Tom & Jerry’s Giant Adventure, Once Upon a Time: Season 2, and our featured release, The Muppet Movie: The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition.

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