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Animation Coming to a Museum Near You

If you love animation, and are looking for something interesting to do this weekend, I suggest heading to your nearest museum. Are you surprised I wrote “museum” and not cinema? Well, the fact is, there are several exhibitions happening all over the United States right now which feature animation. A museum setting is a wonderful …

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Rio 2: This Sequel Soars

April 11, 2014 The Brazilian director of the computer animated $484 million dollar blockbuster, Rio, Carlos Saldanha and Blue Sky Studios come together again for a sequel, bringing gorgeous color, highly detailed backgrounds, enhanced characterization and better songs to Rio 2, making it a far superior film than its predecessor. Also the director of several …

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NYC “Funky” Animation Exhibition

Until June 14th those living or traveling to New York will be able to see the animation exhibition “Funky Turns 40,” a showcase of 1970’s television animation. This exhibition is important in several ways both artistically and culturally. It highlights, through the display of original hand painted cels, the work of animators from an often …

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World Premiere of Justice League: War

World Premiere Screening and Panel Discussion Justice League: War Paley Media Center, NY January 21, 2014   Last night was cold and wintery in New York City, but it quickly heated up with animated explosions a-plenty with the world premiere screening of DC’s latest animated film Justice League: War. In attendance for the screening and …

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‘Frozen’: a Cinematic Wonderland

November 27, 2013 Sisters…Sisters…There were never such devoted sisters… This sentiment of Irving Berlin’s lyric from an older Christmas classic is what is at the heart of the new Disney movie being released just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. Frozen, which is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s 1854 tale, “The Snow Queen”, gambles by …