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The Little Mermaid Retold Through Emojis

Walt Disney’s magical retelling of The Little Mermaid has recently turned 28 years old, so it is high time for a tribute and another retelling, so the studio’s digital wizards spent some time creating yet another retelling of the classic, only this time around they used emojis as the medium. Clocking in at 4 minutes, 10 seconds, this retelling leaves out a lot of the details provided by the ...

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Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s The Little Mermaid

The late 80s was a good time for the House of Mouse. For starters, Who Framed Roger Rabbit broke box office records in ’88, gained critical reception, and spurred new interest in animation. A year after that, Disney went back to its roots by releasing their first modern animated fairy tale musical, The Little Mermaid. Here are some things you probably don’t know behind this Disney ...

New Seasons of George of the Jungle Commissioned by Teletoon
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New Seasons of George of the Jungle Commissioned by Teletoon

Teletoon Canada has recently commissioned a new season of Jay Ward’s classic animated series George of the Jungle, which will be produced by Singapore’s August Media Holdings and Ottawa’s Chocolate Moose Media. Based on the classic cartoon from 1967, George of the Jungle focuses on a clumsy, yet well meaning and completely loveable version of the King of the Jungle. ...

Ursula the sea witch
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If Disney Princesses were real

Ursula the sea witch Nowadays, people are always leery of magazine covers because they tend to feature women whose features were digitally enhanced to the point that they no longer look like real people, but what if we look at it from the other side? What if we take famous Disney Princesses and use the power of technology to bring them to life? Jirka has got us covered. In his wordpress blog, the ...

Greatest TV Cartoon Theme Songs #14: George of the Jungle
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Greatest TV Cartoon Theme Songs #14: George of the Jungle

George of the Jungle is what we like to call a “guilty pleasure” in the realm of cartoon theme songs. The drum beat is purely hypnotic. “Boom-boom, boom-boom-ba-doom.” In the opening theme, George is shown swinging on vines, repeatedly running into trees, face-first, as he is warned by the singers of the theme song to “watch out for that tree!” George lives in ...

Review: Disney's Tangled on Blu-ray and DVD
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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 tale from the Brothers Grimm. After 5 years of development, a ...

Review: Disney's Tangled on Blu-ray and DVD
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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 tale from the Brothers Grimm. After 5 years of development, a ...

Tangled shows how Mother Gothel knows best
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Tangled shows how Mother Gothel knows best

Mother Gothel is a modern day Ursula. Or Scar. Or Maleficent. Summing it up, she’s the baddest of the bad types in the world of Disney villains. In Tangled, it’s Mother Gothel who locks Rapunzel in a tower, tricking her into thinking it’s for protection. The modern day take on the Grimm Brothers classic fairy tale clearly took a few liberties in the retelling, but were ...

Disney's The Princess and the Frog Review
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Disney’s The Princess and the Frog Review

The latest and greatest animated film to the Disney collection has just recently been released on Blu-ray and DVD March 16th, as we can welcome Tiana and her lovable tale The Princess and the Frog to our homes. The film marks Disney’s triumphant return to the realm of traditional animation, it’s first in the field since Home on the Range in 2004. Once Toy Story hit theaters in ...

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The 20 Scariest Cartoon Characters

Go now! The Halloween spirit is in the air! No, I mean it literally! Look, there’s ghosts floating all around! But that’s OK, there just here to see ToonBarn’s awesome Halloween-themed list, the 20 Scariest Cartoon Characters of all time. There are tons of creepy and spooky villains, even frightening monsters or demons that we’re ever so thankful are animated. Or, ...

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Scariest Cartoon Characters #15: Ursula

« Back Next »   The Little Mermaid’s life sure would be nice and sweet if it wasn’t for Ursula, the dreaded Sea Witch, and scariest cartoon character #15! Her pale blue form sits atop jet black, devilish octopus legs that slither her about. At one time, she lived in the royal palace of King Triton, the king of Atlantica. But once the kingdom learned of her evil ways, she ...

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