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Silly old bear! Follow the beloved characters from the Hundred Acre Wood, like Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet and Christopher Robin

Disney gets Winnie the Pooh in theaters July 15th

Disney gets Winnie the Pooh in theaters July 15th

In a handful of days, audiences worldwide will return to the Hundred Acre Wood, reliving their favorite memories and crafting new adventures with a group of lovable friends – and most of all, Winnie the Pooh. Heading to theaters on July 15th (with an album that features Zooey Deschanel available July 12th) the newest Winnie the Pooh feature film stars all of the iconic favorites and an all-star voice cast: John Cleese as the Narrator, Jim Cummings as Winnie and Tigger, Craig Ferguson as Owl, Bud Luckey as Eeyore, and Tom Kenny as Rabbit.

Battle Peter Pan’s Captain Hook in Disneyland Adventures

Battle Peter Pan's Captain Hook in Disneyland Adventures

At E3 2011, lucky fans in attendance got to see first hand just how cool Xbox 360’s Kinect will be, as a whole new line of games was being heavily promoted for the system. One such game, Disneyland Adventures, caught special attention from ToonBarn followers, due to the obvious links to animation. The title recreates a large amount of the Disneyland theme park, that is normally only available to folks in California. Now that its all digitized, you’ll be able to view attractions like Alice in Wonderland, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, the Haunted Mansion, Space Mountain and Matterhorn Bobsleds from your living room! Always wanted to be like Peter Pan and do battle with Captain Hook? Here’s your chance!

MAD presents Pooh Grit, Not-A-Fan-Of Montana on Cartoon Network

MAD presents Pooh Grit, Not-A-Fan-Of Montana on Cartoon Network

For decades, MAD Magazine has been the home for funny bits of pop culture. But thanks to rabid toon fans like us, we now get to regularly watch the animated version on Cartoon Network. Tonight, May 16th, the good ole CN has a whole new episode for us entitled Pooh Grit, Not-A-Fan-Of Montana. The first main story features Christopher Robin, who seeks out and hires the toughest marshal in the west: Winnie the Pooh! Later, Hannah Montana learns she’s lost each and every one of her fans to Justin Bieber! Throw in some Spy vs. Spy, Alfred E. Neuman, Balloon Dog, and we’re solid! TOON in tonight at 8:30pm on Cartoon Network and check it out.

Alice in Wonderland 60th Anniversary Edition DVD and Blu-Ray review

Alice in Wonderland 60th Anniversary Edition DVD and Blu-Ray review

Disney has a large stable of animated tales in it’s long history. There’s the Disney Princess flicks (Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Mulan), the Animal films (the Jungle Book, Tarzan, Lion King, 101 Dalmatians), and even a CG category (Toy Story, The Robinsons, UP). Then, there’s a film like Alice in Wonderland… which fits no category. In Disney’s original, animated retelling of the classic Lewis Carroll novel, The Mad Hatter has more resemblance to Winnie the Pooh’s Rabbit than Johnny Depp, and yet there’s all the magic and wonder captured some 60 years ago that Tim Burton revived in his new take. …right?

Disney brings Winnie the Pooh back to theaters

Disney brings Winnie the Pooh back to theaters

It’s been nearly 85 years since us fans first got their eyes on the world of Winnie the Pooh. Since that time, and their creation by A. A. Milne, the character and his many friends have filled the Disney Universe with wonder, inspiring dozens of TV specials, a gathering of cinematic adventures, Disney World rides, video games, and more. Now, Disney is bringing the honey-hungry bear back to the big screen with next year’s Winnie the Pooh, rejoining Eeyore, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo, Christopher Robin, Owl, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest. Unlike most animated films of the day, Winnie the Pooh will use traditional cel animation, serving as the 51st full-length animated movie, immediately following Rapunzel in Tangled, the 50th. Release dates are set for July 15th, 2011 in the U.S., and April 15th, 2011 across Europe. Check out the first teaser trailer and let us know if you’re ready to go back to the Hundred Acre Wood!

Disney animation on MNC

Disney animation on MNC

Those of you carrying the RCTI and TPI networks (specifically in the Indonedian region) will soon be getting an extra dose of Disney! Indonesian media company PT Media Nusantara Citra TBK (MNC) has signed on with Disney-ABC International Television to bring Disney animation and other programming to the local channels. RCTI takes the first shift, running Disney Clubhouse this month. The TV stars will include My Friends Tigger & Pooh, amongst others. TPI will begin airing the Disney Club block in the afternoons starting in the next few weeks. The “House of Mouse” continues it’s global conquest!

Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine for You Special Edition

Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine for You Special Edition

Just in time for Valentine’s day, Walt Disney Studios has recently released a brand new addition to an old-time classic; Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine For You. This special edition DVD features three Winnie the Pooh stories, including My Hero – a new-to-DVD adventure, and Catch the Love Bug – a fun bonus feature. As a bonus, the special edition also includes Pooh-themed Valentines cards that can be shared with your friends and loved ones.

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