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Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter Take Over John Lasseter’s Role at Pixar

Much has been said about the scandal John Lasseter has been embroiled in, which culminated in the Pixar co-founder taking an indefinite leave of absence from the company. But the real question was who will be taking over the man’s responsibilities in the meantime. Said question has recently been answered with the announcement tat Disney’s […]

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Disney

A Final Word on the “Techtopus” Wage Suppression Scandal and its Implications

To read Mark Ames’s (should in a better world win him a Pulitzer) reports exposing this scandal for the for the first time: Click Here and Here. To Read up on my response and the news articles dealing with the scandal, click these links: http://www.toonbarn.com/disney/wage-fixing-scandal-hit-snag-court-doesnt-mean/ The Animation Anti-Trust Lawsuit now can go forward, which is […]

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Planes

ToonBarn Interview: Planes Director Klay Hall

I think if you believe in yourself and if you’re able to step out of that un-comfort zone. You know, fear holds us all back. Everyone has experienced it. But if you’re able to, just for a moment, step past it, put it on the side, and try, I think you might be surprised with the results. And that is sort of one of the themes in the movie that I think rings universally true.

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Disney Planes

Carlos Alazraqui, El Chupacabra on Planes, in a ToonBarn Interview

As a voiceover actor, it’s one of those things, with great directing from Klay Hall, and great writing, you can just knock it out of the park. They’re not holding you back, they’re not saying, “We need you to be more subtle.” So, it’s awesome!

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Disney Other Cartoons

Disney to Release Planes in August

Disney has just announced plans for a new CG-animated feature titled Planes, which is “inspired by” the world of Pixar’s Cars (it’s basically Cars, but with planes instead of automobiles). The feature is scheduled to debut in theaters on August 9, 2013 and will be produced by DisneyToon Studios.

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Cars Disney

Pixar races Cars 2 home to Disney Blu-ray 3D and DVD November 1st

Start your engines! Disney and Pixar are racing to get Cars 2, their latest CG animated blockbuster, home to Blu-ray and DVD. The sequel helped expand the Cars franchise, introducing a world of new characters, and a great James Bond-like spy thriller feel to the series. Now, all of the fast and furious action will […]

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Disney Other Cartoons

Disney’s Prep & Landing hits DVD November 22nd

It’s beginning to look a lot like… Christmas? Huh. And here I was thinking summer was on the way. But when Disney talks, we listen! And Disney says that they’re readying the modern Christmas tale Prep & Landing for DVD treatment, offering a whole new way to celebrate the holiday season. The DVD, which will […]

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Disney Other Cartoons

Review: Disney’s Tangled on Blu-ray and DVD

Tangled has the weight of Cinderella’s castle on it’s shoulders, as the film has the honor, and pressure, of being the 50th animated feature in Disney’s classic line. From Snow White to Bambi, Lion King to Princess and the Frog, the entire long line leads squarely to this modern day look at the Rapunzel fairy […]

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Disney Other Cartoons

Review: Disney’s Tangled on Blu-ray and DVD

Tangled has the weight of Cinderella’s castle on it’s shoulders, as the film has the honor, and pressure, of being the 50th animated feature in Disney’s classic line. From Snow White to Bambi, Lion King to Princess and the Frog, the entire long line leads squarely to this modern day look at the Rapunzel fairy […]

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Getting Tangled with John Lasseter

On March 29th, Disney will bring Tangled home to Blu-ray and DVD, as well as downloadable formats. Tangled retells Rapunzel, the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. In addition to offering a fresh take on the iconic story, the film is also the 50th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, appropriately […]

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Cars Disney

So long, Snow White; Disney too Tangled in fairy tales

In roughly two weeks, Disney will bring Tangled home to Blu-ray and DVD. As the 50th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, Tangled is a retelling of the classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale Rapunzel. Though it generated over $500 million, it’s lofty $260 million budget makes it the second most expensive film […]

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Disney Snoopy

Holiday repeats Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa

Maybe you missed it the first time. Or, maybe you just can’t get enough of the Christmas spirit. Either way, you’re in luck, ‘cuz tonight, Disney and ABC are bringing back the brand new Prep & Landing holiday short, Operation Secret Santa. The stocking stuffer CG toon will run in the 8-9pm hour along with […]