Week Links 01-13
In other words, articles and posts that I read this week and so should you.
Disney Freaks Out Over Patents That May Mean It Can’t Keep 3Ding Old Movies
In a shocking turn of events, the sale of the remnants of Digital Domain mean that the licensing agreements that Disney had on the patents used to 3D-ify old movies may no longer apply. Fears that the studio may have to stop the practise were quickly proven as the court sides with the patent holders.
Should movies with smoking be rated R?
Erin McNeill discusses the presence of the habit on-screen with animated films coming in for some criticism.
Studio Ghibli Zippo Lighters
While we’re on the subject of smoking, how about a Zippo lighter featuring a character from your favourite Studio Ghibli film? I somehow can’t see Disney releasing similar merchandise here in the States.
The Ladies of Comicazi
Four ladies blogging about pop culture = the latest addition to my newsreader.
Google Translate: English to Ned Flanders
Via the Laughing Squid, it’s not real, but I sure wish it was.
A few tweets
A cute cadet doodle by Nichole ter Horst!