Check Out the Cool Behind-the-Scenes Set Visit of ‘The Box Trolls’

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Stop Motion Magazine got to do something very cool and finally were able to publish the tale. They went on a behind-the-scenes set tour at LAIKA in Portland, Oregon to watch the filmmakers work on their upcoming feature The BoxTrolls.

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Laika Announces Third Feature Film: The Boxtrolls!

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If you’re a fan of us here at Animation Fascination, than you know that we have a deep love  and appreciation for Laika; the animation company who, along with Focus Features, brought us 2009’s Coraline and last year’s amazing ParaNorman. Well, it looks like the two companies are coming together again for a third collaboration with The Boxtrolls.

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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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“Animation Fascination” Episode 29: Bill Farmer – Voice Acting Legend

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In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by voice acting legend Bill Farmer (voice of Goofy, Pluto, Foghorn Leghorn, & Yosemite Sam as well as many others). Interview includes discussion of inspiration for Mr. Farmer’s career, great stories, and thoughts on stop motion animation. Marc and Matt also debate the ending of Bambi, all this and much, much more…

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[REVIEW] ParaNorman – The Story of How Weird Will Always Win

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The new zombie comedy film from LAIKA House Animation (the makers of Coraline) hits theaters this weekend and there are many reasons you should go and see it. At first glance from the trailers and promotional material for it you may just think it’s a typical zombie film (albeit animated) cashing in on the current trend, but you’re dead wrong.

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