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Get the celebration started by visiting www.starwarscelebration.eu. Next month, Star Wars fans from across the globe will be heading to Germany to converge for Star Wars Celebration Europe in Essen. Always at one with the force,...

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Get the celebration started by visiting www.starwarscelebration.eu. Next month, Star Wars fans from across the globe will be heading to Germany to converge for Star Wars Celebration Europe in Essen. Always at one with the force,...

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We’ve teamed up with Disney UK to offer two lucky Forbidden Planet blog readers tickets to attend the official FDA Multimedia Screening of The Lone Ranger in London on July 10th– a whole month ahead...

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We’ve teamed up with Disney UK to offer two lucky Forbidden Planet blog readers tickets to attend the official FDA Multimedia Screening of The Lone Ranger in London on July 10th– a whole month ahead...

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Dork Tower on Brave…

May 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

On the left, the young non-stereotypical young princess going against tradition, on the right, the hideous Disney Princess version. I hate the whole Disney Princess thing, always did, and worked hard to keep Molly (mostly)...

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Animation: Paperman

February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Paperman is a short, Oscar-nominated animated film by John Kahrs for Disney, combining traditional hand-drawn and computer generated animation to very pleasing effect, in a charming wee tale about lonely life in the big city...

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News, Views and Oddities #6

November 8, 2012 | 1 Comments

News, Views and Oddities, where we link to various bits and bobs which have grabbed our attention, encompassing comics, books, illustration, design and film. Clicking fingers at the ready. It’s Thursday, the weekend is within...

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Variety: “The Walt Disney Co. has acquired George Lucas’ Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in a stock and cash deal. Studio plans to release “Star Wars: Episode VII” in 2015.” Hands-up who saw that one coming?...

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Animation: Early Disney concept art

October 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

Now some of these are just beautiful pieces of fantasy artwork – created by Mary Blair (and others, such as the one above which is by Gustaf Tenggren as Nigel Dobbyn pointed out) as concept...

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Alice test footage

October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

This is a remarkable piece of animation and Lewis Carroll history – some test footage from Disney’s wonderfully colourful adaptation of one of my lifelong favourite books, Alice in Wonderland. As the poster notes Disney...

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